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Mass with Vicar General of Vatican City & Audience with Pope Francis

On Sunday, most of the Capitulars transferred to the Seraphicum College in Rome, where they enjoyed a day of rest. ...

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June 17, 2019 Summary of Bulletin - Holy See Press Office

Audience with the participants in the General Chapter of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual: At midday today, in the ...

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Prayer for Religious on the Feast of St. Anthony

Pray for us, St. Anthony! Join Fr. Eric de la Pena, OFM Conv, rector of the Shrineof SaintAnthony and Franciscan ...

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Fraternal Pentecost Celebration

On June 9, 2019 (Pentecost Sunday) our friars of the Portiuncula Friary (Provincial House - Ellicott City, Maryland) hosted many ...

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Role Model for Military Chaplains Everywhere

D-Day’s Enduring Memory: Heroic Chaplains Remembered on 75th Anniversary The Register remembers three clergymen whose extraordinary courage should never be forgotten.

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Remembering +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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120th Successor of St. Francis

On May 25, 2019, during the 202nd Ordinary General Chapter of our Order (May 18-June17, 2019) the capitulars elected Friar ...

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Congratulations Deacon John Paul

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, several of our friars attended the Diaconate Ordination of the fourteen new Permanent Deacons for ...

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Br. Duffy & Elms' Men in Nursing

The Baccalaureate Nursing Pinning Ceremony celebrated the nursing class of 2019. The Men in Nursing Chapter started with a grant ...

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Congratulations Fr. Stephen!

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy Area of Study: Christian Spirituality Dissertation Title  Prisms of Perfection: The Vita Icon Images of Saint Francis of Assisi ...

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Consecration to the Immaculate

Consistent with our Franciscan charism and tradition of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, our province plans to more fully ...

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Congratulations br. Tim!

Our Lady of the Angels Province student friar, br. Timothy Blanchard, OFM Conv. is a film student in The Catholic ...

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JPIC News

We are trying out a new format for our Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Newsletter. Please  SUBSCRIBE HERE.

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Congratulations Fr. Brad!

Last year Friar Brad Milunski was named the Chair of the Board of Directors for Franciscan Mission Service. He presided over the ...

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Congratulations Fr. Ed!

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Research Fellow Pontifical Faculty of St. Bonaventure - Rome & Visiting Scholar, McGrath ...

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Congratulations Fr. Michael!

During the Hilbert College (Hamburg, NY) 58th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 11, 2019, at the Watermark Wesleyan Church, Hilbert ...

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Little Portion Farm - New Website

The new website for Little Portion Farm is now live! Be sure to check it out and learn more about ...

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Reconnecting

On May 7, 2019, the Franciscan Transitus Wake Service for +Fr. Firmin Finn, OFM Conv. (1928 - 2019), our fraternal ...

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Welcome Archbishop Mulhall

On behalf of all of our friars serving in the Archdiocese of Kingston - Ontario, Fr. David Collins, OFM Conv. ...

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JPIC News

"A Franciscan Approach to Economics" ~ Fr. Michael Lasky, OFM Conv. (JPIC Chairman) May 6, 2019 article published by the Pontificia ...

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Mass of Thanksgiving

April 28, 2019: On the day after his Ordination to the Priesthood at the hands of the Most Rev. Mitchell ...

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The Journey of a Relic of St. Philip the Apostle

Happy Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles! Since the sixth century, we Franciscan Friars Conventual have been the caretakers of ...

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JPIC Farm Focus

The heart of Little Portion Farm is a three-acre parcel reserved for the Friars’ direct service to the poor. On ...

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CUA - Spring Break Service Trips

Our province contributes to the Service & Justice Immersion Program at the Catholic University of America (CUA). Our donation helps ...

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Mass of Thanksgiving

April 27, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.: On the date of his Ordination to the Priesthood at the hands of the ...

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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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Pilgrimage Opportunities:

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2019 (Brochure Link)
led by Pilgrimage Director –  Fr. Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv.
with Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. serving as Spiritual Guide
October 21-31, 2019
all inclusive cost from JFK (New York): $3,540.00
{additional $1,100.00 if requesting a single room}
Contact: Pat Tours at 800-388-0988

 

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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”



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