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UNC - Chapel Hill Mission Spring Trip (Students serving through the example of St. Maximilian Kolbe)

A Thank you from Newman, UNC-Chapel Hill! Inspired by the “Pilgrimage of the Relics of St. Maximilian Kolbe,”  UNC students ...

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The Lord Gave Me Brothers

A Message from Fr. Matthew Foley, OFM Conv., Director of Campus Ministry Archbishop Curley High School: On April 12th and 13th ...

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From Hope to Wholeness

Twenty-seven of our friars from Our Lady of the Angels Province serve the people of the Archdiocese of Baltimore through ...

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National St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine 2016 Season

Conventual Franciscan Friar, Fr. Thomas Grassmann, OFM Conv. founded the Fonda Memorial and Museum in 1938 and unearthed the post ...

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Campus Ministry, CUA - Mission Trips

In an April 22, 2016 email from Amy Rowland, Program Coordinator for Community Service in the Office of Campus Ministry, ...

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125th Anniversary Celebrations Begin

April 17th Bulletin Announcement from Pastor, Fr. Joe Benicewicz, OFM Conv.: 125th Anniversary & My Acts of Faith - As we ...

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caRevaN ~ Chicopee (MA) Annual Health Fair

Instituted by Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Br. Michael Duffy, OFM Conv., DNP, APRN-BC, caRe vaN provides free ...

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World Day of Pray for Vocations ~ April 17, 2016

World Day of Pray for Vocations ~ April 17, 2016

World Day of Prayer for Vocations is observed on Sunday, April 17th, also known as "Good Shepherd Sunday."  The purpose ...

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Raise a Joyful Noise!

Once again, at the invitation of Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Martin Kobos, OFM Conv, pastor of ...

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Kolbe Tour ~ St. Patrick's Parish (Trevorton, PA)

After spending some time at Mother Cabrini Catholic Church and a quick visit to the State Correctional Institution Coal Township ...

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Kolbe Tour ~ Mother Cabrini CC (Shamokin, PA)

Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of Harrisburg, will celebrate the 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass with the friars ...

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Meet the Friars ~ Fr. Berard Dudek, OFM Conv.

Fr. Berard Dudek, OFM Conv. On a brilliantly clear, crisp March morning, I could not imagine the day would get any ...

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Kolbe Tour ~ St. Philip Benizi CC (Jonesboro, GA)

Kolbe Tour ~ St. Philip Benizi CC (Jonesboro, GA)

From April 19-24, 2016, the PILGRIMAGE OF THE RELIC OF ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE will be at our pastoral ministry of ...

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Kolbe Tour ~ Holy Cross CC (Atlanta, GA)

Our 2016 Province Pilgrimage of the Relics of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe, OFM Conv. has traveled from our ministries in ...

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2016 Kolbe Marian Conference

Notre Dame University invites everyone to attend their 2016 Kolbe Marian Conference in honor of the Jubilee Year of Mercy! 10:00 ...

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Fr. James’ Presentation on St. Maximilian Kolbe

Fr. James' Presentation on St. Maximilian Kolbe

Original recording on March 5, 2016 at Marytown in Libertyville, Illinois for the Presentation and Celebration of the release of ...

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Friar Joe Bayne to Receive 2016 Gaudete Medal

St. Bonaventure University will honor four outstanding Buffalo community members with the 2016 Gaudete Medal on Thursday, April 28, 2016, ...

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Duke Jamaica Spring Break Service

A Message of Thanks from the Participants: Dear Fr. James and the OLA Province friars, As the Jamaica Spring Break Service trip ...

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Provincial Visit to Brazil Custody

Excerpt from an April 6, 2016 letter to the friars, by Fr. James: Having returned yesterday from our Custody in Rio ...

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Greetings from Our Friar in Japan

Fr. Nicholas Swiatek, OFM Conv. is currently serving the parishioners of Our lady of the Assumption, the Akabane Catholic Church, ...

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Kolbe Tour ~ St. Lucie CC (Port St. Lucie, FL)

The Pilgrimage of the Relics of St. Maximilian Kolbe will spend most of April with our pastoral ministries in Florida and ...

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Kolbe Tour – St. Mark (Boynton Beach, FL)

Kolbe Tour - St. Mark (Boynton Beach, FL)

In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Conventual Franciscan Friar, St. Maximilian M. Kolbe, OFM Conv., our ...

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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.