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Extraordinary Chapter ~ Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody

The Extraordinary Chapter of our Province's Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody was held February 17-21, 2020 at our Franciscan Church ...

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Anniversary of the Birth of St. John Henry Newman

St. John Henry Newman was born on February 21, 1801. Our Lady of the Angels Province friar ~ Fr. Edward ...

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Provincial Visit to the Diocese of Savannah

The annual fundraising “Deimel Legacy Ball” in Columbus, Georgia, is the social event of the year for the Catholics in ...

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News from our Friars in Brazil

On February 8, 2020, the Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. in Brazil celebrated the simple profession ...

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“Aesthetic Rationality: Notes on an Affinity between Newman and Scotus”

Fr. Peter Damian Fehlner's groundbreaking originality in discovering commonalities between the thought of Bl. John Duns Scotus and St. John Henry ...

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Relics of St. Maximilian ~ Philippines Pilgrimage Highlights

At the invitation of the Custos and Definitory of the Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception and Bl. Bonaventure of ...

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Revitalized Franciscan Soy Candle Ministry

Our Province re-establish our Franciscan Soy Candles ministry this past year. Conceptualized originally and instituted by Br. Andre Picotte, OFM ...

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Postulants' Workshop

On January 27-31, 2020, Friar Jude Winkler conducted a workshop on the Letters of St. Paul for the postulants of ...

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Serving while in Formation

The majority our friars in the Post Novitiate stage of formation (Simply Professed) live in community in the St. Bonaventure ...

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Consecration to the Immaculate

Consistent with our Franciscan charism and tradition of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, our province has been progressing in ...

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March for Life 2020

In January of 1974, the first of the Annual March for Life walks on Washington DC began, to lobby Congressional ...

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Consecration to the Immaculate

Consistent with our Franciscan charism and tradition of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, our province has been progressing in ...

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+Dom Elias James Manning, OFM Conv. Memorial Mass

The Our Lady of the Angels Province’s Memorial Mass for our native son, the friar-missionary-bishop +Dom Elias James Manning, OFM ...

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Elms College School of Nursing - Team Jamaica 2020

Aided by donations from our province, individual friars,  Basilica of St. Stanislaus' Poor Box, St. Paul Catholic Church Giving Tree ...

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Postulants’ Tour of the Province – 2020 (Continued)

Our Order’s Postulancy location for the four provinces serving North America is in Chicago, IL, in the St. Bonaventure Friary ...

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Memorial Mass for +Bishop Elias

+Bishop Elias James Manning, OFM Conv., 81-year-old Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Valenca (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), passed away ...

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World Day for Consecrated Life 2020

February 2nd is the World Day for Consecrated Life. It will be celebrated in parish churches on the weekend of ...

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Friar Tim Kulbicki's Continued Work for the Order

In addition to serving as Pastor and Campus Minister at the Newman Catholic Student Center Parish - University of North ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar John

As part of a Four-Year Plan, the friars of Our Lady of the Angels Province drafted a vision statement which ...

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Postulants' Tour of the Province - 2020 (Part One)

Our Order’s Postulancy location for the four provinces serving North America is in Chicago, IL, in the St. Bonaventure Friary ...

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Welcome Back Franciscan Soy Candle Ministry!

Re-established this past year, Franciscan Soy Candles is a unique ministry producing artisan candles. Created originally by Br. Andre Picotte, ...

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Kraków's Provincial Visit to the USA

December 6 - 12, 2019: The Prowincjał (Minister Provincial) of our Order’s largest Province - Kraków, Poland’s St. Anthony of ...

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Canonization of St. John Henry Newman

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Edward Ondrako, OFM Conv. attended the canonization of St. John Henry Newman ...

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Homeless Memorial Service

On the evening of December 18, 2019, our friars participated in the Homeless Memorial Service at Lorraine's Soup Kitchen and Pantry ...

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Meet Our Vocation Director

Friar Russell Governale, OFM Conv. was born in Brooklyn, NY. He began to discern Religious Life and Priesthood when he ...

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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.

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Policies, Procedures & Protocols – For Maintaining Ethical Ministry with Minors and Vulnerable Adults

Safeguarding Statement: The Franciscan Friars Conventual of Our Lady of the Angels Province are committed to creating safe environments for children and vulnerable adults. Our safeguarding processes for the protection of minors and vulnerable adults are routinely reviewed by the accrediting organization Praesidium, in accordance with strict Church norms. Any allegation regarding the Franciscan Friars Conventual of this Province receives an immediate response, according to Praesidium’s rigorous standards.  This includes the Province’s full cooperation with local law enforcement authorities and Ordinaries who have ecclesial jurisdiction over the matters, as well as a duly diligent investigation by a qualified third party in order to substantiate credibility.

Pope Francis’ Motu Proprio – “Vos estis lux mundi”