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San Damiano Mission Events

Great things are happening at the San Damiano Mission, 21 Nassau Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11222 For more information on these events, please ...

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Meet the Friars - Br. Paschal Kolodziej, OFM Conv.

The focus of a recent Catholic New World article by Dolores Madlener is Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, ...

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60th Anniversary of Profession

First Profession Anniversaries is a profoundly important and milestone years are celebrated by all of the friars of the province, ...

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Start the New School Year with Mass

We have several friars serving in campus ministry on university and high school campuses. As students proceed in these phases ...

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Kolbe Award

Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv., a Kolbean Scholar and Mariolgist was the recipient of ...

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A Visit with Family

This summer, as part of their first visit to the United States from Mexico, our friars had some special visitors ...

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The Franciscan Coat of Arms

Varied artistic renderings of the Franciscan Coat of Arms can be found throughout the ministries, friaries, missions and sites served by ...

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Ordination~Frei Marcelo dos Santos Silva, OFM Conv

On August 15, 2015, Frei Marcelo dos Santos Silva, OFM Conv. was Ordained to the Priesthood, in the city of ...

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Ocean Blessing ~ Feast of the Assumption

Annually, on the Feast of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven (August 15th), after 8:00 a.m. Mass, parishioners of Our ...

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Ministry Outreach to Global Communities

Our friars have been serving the people of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, in Jonesboro (GA) since 1991. The parish's ...

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Feast Day of St. Maximilian Kolbe ~ August 14th

On each side of the statue are prayers asking for the intercession of St. Maximilian Kolbe: For Families and Friends of ...

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Francisan Presence - In Communities

A Franciscan brotherhood presence is not limited to the witness of those who are members of a Roman Catholic congregation, ...

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Pray with Me

The Duke Catholic Center is a joint ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh and the Conventual Franciscan Friars ...

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Greetings from Brazil

Included under the authority of the Our Lady of the Angels Province, is the Delegation in Costa Rica and two ...

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St. Maximilian Kolbe Prayer for Consolation & Hope

One of Our Lady of the Angels Province's pastoral ministries is at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, (Point Pleasant Beach, ...

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Solemn Vow Profession ~ Friar Chris Dudek

On our Province Feast Day, the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels (August 2nd), Friar Chris Dudek, OFM Conv. ...

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Catholic Social Teaching - Summer Service

Friar Peter Tremblay, OFM Conv. and Friar Matthew Foley, OFM Conv. spent a week in July 2015 with 27 of ...

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Solemn Vow Pilgrimage for First Order

Franciscan Friars Conventual (OFM Conv.) are one of the three First Order Franciscans (Order of Friars Minor) which include Friars ...

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Sanctification of the Intellect

The Franciscan Charism of Sanctification of the Intellect, with due diligence in the study of our faith, is uncommonly evident ...

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Summer 2015 - All About Vocations

Not only have two of our friars in the Post-Novitiate stage of Formation renewed their Simple (First - Temporary) Vows, ...

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Welcome New Postulants

July 2015: Forty-five North American friars gathered for the official "Beginning Fraternity" rite of welcoming five new Postulants, in the ...

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Campus Ministry - Friars Working with Young Adults

A large group of Our Lady of the Angels Province friars work in Campus Ministry serving young adults through high ...

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Feast of Our Lady of the Angels (Portiuncula)

August 2nd - Feast of Our Lady of the Angels (aka the Feast of the Portiuncula). The small chapel of ...

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Renewal of Vows ~ Friar Max

First {Simple} Vows are first professed after a friar has completed his Novitiate, choosing to live as a Conventual Franciscan ...

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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.

C4C: Franciscan Care for Creation

Catholic Social Teaching calls us all to respond to our ecological vocation. The Franciscan Action Network’s adult formation program, C4C Franciscan Care for Creation, is meant to inform, inspire, challenge, and invite participants to respond.