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Relic Tour ~ St. John Catholic Church

Most often, although our friars live in one friary, their ministries vary. One great example is the "family" of friars ...

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Relic Tour ~ St. Paul Catholic Church

Relic Tour ~ St. Paul Catholic Church

Our Pilgrimage of the Relic of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe, OFM Conv. is going to remain in the New England ...

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Busy Week at the Provincial House

The Bishop of Mansa (Zambia), Bishop Patrick Chilekwa Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv., visited the friars of Our Lady of the Angels ...

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Fr. Justin Rosary Hour

One of our most unique and long lasting ministries of Our Lady of the Angels Province is the Fr. Justin ...

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Ordination Anniversary Celebration

This year, Our Lady of the Angels Province will gather to honor all of our Profession and Ordination Jubilarians at ...

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Pożegnanie Friar Mietek!

Fr. Mietek Wit, OFM Conv. arrived in 2001 to live and minister with the friars of our province.  After an ...

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Ministry Conservation and Advancement

Looking at the Sacred Landscape of the National St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine: Renowned landscape designer Julia Watson from Stu-dio REDE toured ...

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Relic Tour ~ Basilica of St. Stanislaus, Bishop & Martyr

On the same weekend that the 2016 Pilgrimage of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe Relic will be stopping at our pastoral ...

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Relic Tour ~ St. Anthony of Padua Parish

Relic Tour ~ St. Anthony of Padua Parish

During the month of June, the 2016 Pilgrimage of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe, OFM Conv. Relic, will stop at three ...

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Honoring +Fr. Ignatius Maternowski, OFM Conv.

Our own +Fr. Ignatius Maternowski, OFM Conv. (S.P.O Cpt. Ignacy Maternowski O.M.C. – DOD: June 6, 1944) was a parachute ...

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Feast of St. Anthony - Italian Friary Tradition

One of our five friars serving in Rome, Italy is Fr. Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv. He not only travels the world ...

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Paduan Friars Bring St. Anthony Relic to Ontario

On the weekend of the Feast of St. Anthony (June 11-13th), the Conventual Franciscans who serve at the Pontificia Basilica ...

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Novitiate Moving Day

June 15, 2016: Today, the friars of the are traveling West to our new Novitate in Arroyo Grande, CA. During ...

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Renewal of Vows- Friar Patrick

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

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Celebrating the Feast of St. Anthony

Today, June 13th, is the Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua; a 13th century saint and one of the ...

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Meet the Friars - Fr. Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv.

May 2016 - Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv. visited with the St. Maximilian M. Kolbe ...

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Ordination Announcement

With praise and gratitude to the Most High God, we Franciscan Friars Conventual of the Our Lady of the Angels Province joyfully ...

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Relic Tour ~ Our Lady of the Cross (Holyoke, MA)

Our Lady of the Cross Parish, Holyoke, MA Information taken from the June 5, 2016 parish bulletin: To commemorate the 75th Anniversary ...

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FrancisCorps Vol. Receives Sacraments of Initiation

Cajina Johanna Castillo, a volunteer member of FrancisCorps (FC17), serving with our friars in Costa Rica, received the sacraments of ...

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Relic Tour ~ Sisters of the Resurrection

Many of our friars serve as chaplains, throughout our province. One such long time chaplaincy is for the Provincial Home ...

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Congratulations Deacon Rory!

Friar Rory Doyle’s Deaconate Ordination On the Feast of The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Friar Rory Doyle, OFM Conv. ...

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Simple Vows ~ friar Jim

Originally entering the Conventual Franciscan community through the St. Bonaventure Province, in the Spring of 2016, Our Lady of the ...

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Kolbe Tour ~ National St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine

Kolbe Tour ~ National St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine

One of our most spectacularly beautiful and unique ministry locations is that of the National St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine, in Fonda, ...

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Congratulations Deacon Deibi!

On Sunday, June 5, 2016, Bishop Gabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv. of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica ...

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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.