On June 9, 2017, several of our friars were in attendance as “Assisi in Albany” honored Fr. Tony Kall, OFM Conv., as the Friar representative serving on its Board since 2005. “Assisi in Albany” was founded by Fr. Paul Lininger, OFM Conv. (also an Our Lady of the Angels Province friar) and Dr. Bill Cromey. The organization provides free employment placement assistance to Albany’s undeserved and homeless population.
Their Mission Statement: “Rooted in the spirit of Saints Francis and Clare, we want to be of service to the People of God, especially those within the Center City of Albany. As followers of Jesus, we choose to be instruments of peace & healing, and a visible sign of hope to each other and to all we meet in service.”