2017 +Fr. Patrick Mendola Memorial Dinner

Executive Director of The Franciscan Center, Inc., Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Joseph Bayne, OFM Conv. seated with this year’s scholarship recipient and a fellow resident.

On Thursday May 4, 2017, at the Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, in Depew – NY, Our Lady of the Angels Province friars and guests gathered to celebrate the 22nd Annual +Fr. Patrick Mendola, OFM Conv. Memorial Dinner. Although this annual event is also a fund raiser, it is the most sacred of events held by The Franciscan Center, Inc., our runaway homeless youth shelter founded and incorporated in 1980, located in Buffalo, NY. The recipient of the Mendola Award is a graduate or current resident of the program.
Please keep the work of The Franciscan Center and of all of our ministries in your continued prayers. For information on the different ways you can financially support this ministry, please visit the website link.