With St. Clare of Assisi, Francis co-founded the Poor Clares.
He also established the Secular Franciscan Order.
and Blaine Burkey replaced Frs.
Fr. Frank Grinko
was chosen to replace him as provincial vicar.
James Moster was also returned to the council, and John Cousins and Jeff Ernst replaced Frank Grinko
and John Schmeidler.
The province decided to remain in the NAPCC novitiate and Frank Grinko
began preparing for the move of the novitiate to California in 2011.