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Profession of Simple Vows at Jubilarian Mass 2019

During the Monday, July 22, 2019 Jubilarian Mass Celebration at our Shrine of St. Anthony (Ellicott City, MD), friar Raad ...

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A Reflection by Fr. Julio Martinez, OFM Conv.

From the Heart “Why the Children?” Sometimes we stay away from discussing certain issues because they are politically charged and because of ...

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2019 Investiture and Sending

Wednesday, July 17, 2019: friar Christopher M. Fernández, OFM Conv. was invested in the Franciscan Friars Conventual habit along with ...

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Ministry in Action - Summer Service Trip

This year, 39 students from St. Francis High School (Athol Springs, NY) and Archbishop Curley High School (Baltimore, MD) participated ...

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Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Weekend - 2019

The Most Rev. Edward B. Scharfenberger, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, presided and preached at the Sunday, ...

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Honoring Our Confrere and American Hero

June 5-9, 2019: Fr. Martin Kobos, OFM Conv. (far left) and Province Director of Mission Advancement - Mr. Joseph Hamilton ...

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Saint Kateri Feast Day Weekend

Our National Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine and Historic Site (Fonda, NY) will celebrate the annual weekend of festivities surrounding the ...

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Consecration to the Immaculate

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

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Welcome New Postulants!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019: During Evening Prayer in Chicago's St. Bonaventure Friary, home of our North American InterProvincial Postulancy, five ...

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Congratulations Fr. Colin Mary Edwards, OFM Conv.

Saturday, June 6, 2019: Our Minister Provincial, the Very Rev. Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. was joyfully in attendance as ...

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FMA Book Distribution to Ghanaian Seminary

Monday, July 1, 2019: In the presence of most our the Our Lady of the Angels Province Definitors, Novice Christopher ...

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Renewal of Vows ~ friar Franck & friar Timothy

Three years ago, on July 21, 2016, after completing their time in the Novitiate, friar Franck Lino Sokpolie, OFM Conv. ...

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Congratulations Friar Nader!

From June 3-28, 2019, Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Nader Ata, OFM Conv. took a Four Week ...

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Meet Our Postulants 2019

July 1, 2019: Today, our new postulants begin their year of postulancy. Two of them, Michael and Edgar will be ...

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SFHS to Host Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz

Our Athol Springs, NY high school ministry of St. Francis High School (SFHS), in conjunction with a few Buffalo - ...

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Sacred Heart of Jesus ~ Day of Prayer for Priests

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (in the Roman Catholic Liturgical calendar since 1856) is celebrated 19 ...

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Duke Catholic Center Pilgrimage

In May 2019, for the first time, our Campus Ministry at the Duke Catholic Center hosted its own Assisi/Rome Pilgrimage ...

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Summer at our Shrines

Our National Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine and Historic Site (Fonda, NY) will celebrate the annual weekend of festivities surrounding the ...

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JPIC - Student Friars' Summer Service Experience

As friars minor, our call to "minority", or being "lesser", brings us to a new way of life through a ...

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Fr. James' Homily - Seraphicum Year End Mass

Saturday, June 22, 2019: The closing ceremony of the 115th academic year of the Pontificia Facoltà Teologica "San Bonaventura" Seraphicum ...

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JPIC News

Our Province Friars who minister in Coal Township, Shamokin and Trevorton (Pennsylvania) are undertaking a new ministry that will address ...

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2019 Ordinary General Chapter Summary

On June 17, His Eminence, Angelo Cardinal COMASTRI, presided over Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. At noon, there was an ...

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Summer Program - St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church

June 2019: The Summer Program at our pastoral ministry of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church (Jonesboro, Georgia) is an opportunity ...

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Daily Reflections by Fr. Jude Winkler, OFM Conv.

Click to hear today's reflection by Our Lady of the Angels Province friar and Assistant General (CFF) of our Order, ...

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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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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.

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