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Catching up with Friar Tim

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Tim Kulbicki, OFM Conv. has been busy of late beginning the process ...

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Martyrs of Peru Icon Blessing - Friars of Istanbul

This icon of Bl. Michał Tomaszek, OFM Conv. & Bl. Zbigniew Strzałkowski, OFM Conv. was a fraternal gift from the ...

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+Fr. Canice Connors, OFM Conv. (1934- 2019)

+Fr. Canice (Donald) Connors, OFM Conv. was born in Hazelton, PA, December 3, 1934, and passed away on March 17, ...

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Spring Medical Service Trip – Jamaica 2019

Our friars hold the people of Jamaica close to our hearts. In addition to the many years we served there ...

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Provincial Visit to the Novitiate

On March 16, 2019, our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. (pictured top right) presented a ...

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MI News with Friar Jobe

During my study here at Tantur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem, I took advantage of a free day to make a pilgrimage ...

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Consecration to the Immaculate

The Militia of the Immaculata (MI) was established on October 16, 1917, by Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe, OFM Conv., along ...

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Checking in at St. Francis High School

Founded under the leadership of the Very Revered Justin Figas, OFM Conv, St. Francis High School was established, administered ...

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JPIC News

"We see the sun as our brother ... and the sun is a gift of energy to give to us ...

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Provincial Visit - Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody

Wednesday, March 6, 2019: His Lordship - the Right Reverend John Stanley Kenneth Arnold, Bishop of Salford welcomed our (BAP) ...

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2019 Lenten Reflections with Friar Michael

Enrich your Lenten journey with reflections by Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Michael Martin, OFM Conv.  

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The Ashes of Lent

Our own Fr. Jude DeAngelo, OFM Conv. explains the meaning behind ashes and why they are an important component of ...

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Johnstown Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Anthony Francis Spilka, OFM Conv. and several of the parishioners of St. ...

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Adventures with friar Fabian

Two of our friars are assigned to the San Damiano Friary - Formation House, in San Antonio, TX. The friary ...

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Remembering +Friar Donald Kos, OFM Conv.

Thursday, February 21, 2019: Our Order's friars of the General Houses, representatives of various tribunals of the Holy See, friends ...

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Friar Marek Facilitated Retreat for Polish Youth

Follow link for article and additional links for photos. Over the weekend of February 16-17, 2019, Our Lady of the Angels ...

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Silver Jubilee Celebration ~ Brazil

Saturday, February 9, 2019: Our Province Custody of the Immaculate Conception of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) celebrated the Silver Jubilee ...

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Friary Renovation Blessing

Saturday, February 16, 2019: Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. blessed our newly renovated St. ...

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Fr. Piotr Tymko’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, February 17, 2017: The Friars and Parishioners of our pastoral ministry of St. Paul Catholic Church (Kensington, CT) hosted ...

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WYD2019 with Christopher M. Fernández

Reflection from the 15th international World Youth Day in Panamá City 02/13/2019 Dear Friars, Family, and Friends, What a whirlwind of a January! ...

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

An Invitation to an Extraordinary Experience: Journey in the footsteps of Jesus through the Holy Land where He was born, lived, ...

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JPIC News

Follow this link to read the English Translation of "HAGGLING FOR THE COMMON GOOD" written by Friar Michael Lasky, OFM ...

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Gdańsk Provincial Visit

January 15-16, 2019: Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. (second from right) and our Province ...

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2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

One of our province's simply professed student friars, friar Fabian Adderley, OFM Conv. (second from left) was recently given a ...

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Minister Provincial's 1st Visit to New Friary & Ministries

Over the weekends of January 26-28 and February 2-4, 2019, our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM ...

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We Franciscan Friars of Our Lady of the Angels Province, Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv.) are members of a worldwide Roman Catholic fraternity (Religious Men) who follow the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the spirit of our founder, St. Francis of Assisi. We invite you to take some time to explore all of our website to learn about us and our various ministries.

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Pilgrimage Opportunities:

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2019 (Brochure Link)
led by Pilgrimage Director –  Fr. Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv.
with Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. serving as Spiritual Guide
October 21-31, 2019
all inclusive cost from JFK (New York): $3,540.00
{additional $1,100.00 if requesting a single room}
Contact: Pat Tours at 800-388-0988

 

Pilgrimage to Poland with Friar Matthew Foley, OFM Conv. 
Jul 30, 2019 – Aug 08, 2019
Explore the sites where St. John Paul II grew up,
St. Maximillian Kolbe lived and was martyred,
and St. Faustina received the visions of Divine Mercy!
Follow Link for Brochure with pricing details.

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Safeguarding Statement: The Franciscan Friars Conventual of Our Lady of the Angels Province are committed to creating safe environments for children and vulnerable adults. Our safeguarding processes for the protection of minors and vulnerable adults are routinely reviewed by the accrediting organization Praesidium, in accordance with strict Church norms. Any allegation regarding the Franciscan Friars Conventual of this Province receives an immediate response, according to Praesidium’s rigorous standards.  This includes the Province’s full cooperation with local law enforcement authorities and Ordinaries who have ecclesial jurisdiction over the matters, as well as a duly diligent investigation by a qualified third party in order to substantiate credibility.  This investigative process is being followed with respect to the questions currently being raised about Fr. James Smyka, who is suspended from public ministry.



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