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Lenten Observance

Pope Francis' Lenten Message - 2016 We have been given the challenge to enhance our traditional Lenten observance this year as ...

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Kolbe Relic Tour Stop – CUA

There will be one stop in the Washington DC area on the Kolbe Relic Tour. The St. Maximilian Kolbe, OFM ...

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Kolbe Relic Tour Stop – St. Clement Mary Hofbauer

During the weekend of February 13-15, 2016, the St. Maximilian Kolbe Relic tour will stop at  St. Clement Mary Hofbauer ...

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Minister Provincial Reflection

Adapted from a January 31, 2016 letter from our Minister Provincial to the Friars of Our Lady of the Angels ...

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Year of Consecrated Life Closing Liturgy ~ Chicago

Archbishop Blase J. Cupich of Chicago closed the Year of Consecrated Life on Sunday, January 24, 2016, at a 2:15 ...

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Congratulations Friar Donald Kos!

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Donald, Kos, OFM Conv. began his studies in his hometown of Holyoke, ...

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Kolbe Relic Tour Stop – St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church

Franciscans Honor Saint of Auschwitz with Relic Tour Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s martyrdom, Friars proclaim legacy of this ...

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National Catholic Schools Week

In addition to our two high school ministries of the province (Archbishop Curley High School and St. Francis High School) ...

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St. Francis High School - March for Life

The Franciscan Youth Ministry of St. Francis High School traveled down from Athol Springs - NY to Washington D.C. (approximately ...

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Archbishop Curley HS Annual OC Retreat

Attention Archbishop Curley High School Parents, Alumni, Alumni Parents, Parents and Friends! The 26th Annual Alumni and Alumni Parents Ocean City ...

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The Writings of St. Maximilian Kolbe ~ March 5, 2016

“I heartily welcome this first English critical edition of The Writings of St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe. Its pages are suffused ...

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Kolbe Relic Tour Stop – St. Wenceslaus Church

Franciscans Honor Saint of Auschwitz with Relic Tour Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s martyrdom, Friars proclaim legacy of this ...

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St. Maxilmilian Kolbe & the Sacro Convento Grotto

On September 6, 1933 (three months prior to the December 3rd official canonization of Saint Bernadette, by Pope Pius XI), ...

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Kolbe Relic Tour Stop – St. Casimir Church

Kolbe Relic Tour Stop - St. Casimir Church

Franciscans Honor Saint of Auschwitz with Relic Tour Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s martyrdom, Friars proclaim legacy of this ...

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MLK Jr. Day of Service

  Many of our ministry sites participated in a Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 18, ...

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Franciscans Honor Saint of Auschwitz with Relic Tour

Franciscans Honor Saint of Auschwitz with Relic Tour

Franciscans Honor Saint of Auschwitz with Relic Tour Commemorating 75th anniversary of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s martyrdom, Friars proclaim legacy of this modern ...

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Lenten Preparation

Ash Wednesday ~ February 10, 2016 Our friars throughout the ministries of the province have been busy preparing Lenten Liturgical, Reflection, ...

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Greccio

Basilica of St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr, Chicopee, MA: The San Damiano Youth Group’s presentation of Greccio in Chicopee was ...

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Epiphany Extractions

The Franciscan custom of extracting patrons and passage, on the Feast of the Epiphany reflects a reverence for the saints ...

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Friar Leads Nursing Student on Clinicals in Jamaica

Br. Michael Duffy, OFM Conv. (DNP, APRN-BC) is the Coordinator of the Accelerated Second Degree Program and a Professor at ...

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Meet the Friars ~ Fr. Michael Lasky, OFM Conv.

Fr. Michael Lasky, OFM Conv. was born in Baltimore, Professed his Solemn Vows in our Order in 1998, and was ...

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St. Maximilian Kolbe Relic 2016 Pilgrimage

As the new year quickly approaches, we friars would like to remind you of our upcoming "Pilgrimage of the Relics of ...

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A Friar's Papal Moment Honoring Our Lady

Shared by Friar Chris Dudek, OFM Conv. a friar in formation studying at the Seraphicum in Rome: "The doctrine and solemnity of ...

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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.

Birthday, Profession, Ordination and Death Anniversaries for The Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv.) throughout the World

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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.