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Over a year ago, on October 19, 2017 our friars of the Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody (The Greyfriars of ...

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Keynote Speaker ~ Br. Michael Duffy

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." ~ St. Francis of Assisi Our ...

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JPIC News

The week after Thanksgiving, Friar Michael Lasky, OFM Conv. of our province's Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Ministry met ...

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Congratulations, Friar Joe Bayne!

Fr. Joe Bayne, OFM Conv. has been serving as pastor of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus, in Chicopee, MA, since ...

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JPIC News

The encyclical — as well as the government’s report — serves to remind the human family that the focus is ...

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2018 Advent Reflections ~ Friar Mike

Fr. Michael Martin, OFM Conv. serves as Director of Campus Ministry at the Duke Catholic Center (Duke University). Each year, ...

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Rejoice with me!

A Message from Br. Ed Handy, OFM Conv. "Rejoice with me," with great joy and thanksgiving to Almighty God, after 30 years ...

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Vocation Cornet

In order to foster vocations, our friars have instituted a “vocation corner” in the bulletins of our parishes, schools and ...

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Vocation Corner

In order to foster vocations, our friars have instituted a “vocation corner” in the bulletins of our parishes, schools and ...

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Approval of the Constitutions

Chairman of the Revision Committee ~ Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv.: On this day, ...

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Catching Up with friar Franck

friar Franck Lino Sokpolie, OFM Conv. ~ While still a full time student at The Catholic University of America (CUA-Washington ...

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EWTN ~ Featuring Our Minister Provincial

In celebration of the Feast of All Saints of the Seraphic Order, our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James ...

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JPIC News

Back in March of 2018, in preparation for the 2019, 800thAnniversary of the meeting of St. Francis and Sultan Al-Kamil, ...

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Pilgrimage with Friar Matt Foley

Join Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Matthew Foley, OFM Conv. on a pilgrimage to Poland, following the ...

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JPIC News

Back in April 2018, Fr. Michael Lasky, OFM Conv., Chairman of Our Lady of the Angels Province's Justice, Peace and ...

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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 ...

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Come and See Weekend

At the end of the November 4-10, 2018 National Vocation Awareness Week, our province held a "Come and See" Weekend. ...

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KANONIKA 07 | Two Codes in Comparison

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv. serves as our Delegate to the Militia ...

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JPIC News

America Recycles Day (ARD) is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. ...

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Celebrating Vocations with Fr. James

These past months, our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. (pictured top right) has been traveling ...

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Vocation Corner

In order to foster vocations, our friars have instituted a “vocation corner” in the bulletins of our parishes, schools and ...

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Vocation Corner

In order to foster vocations, our friars have instituted a “vocation corner” in the bulletins of our parishes, schools and ...

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Vocation Corner

In order to foster vocations, our friars have instituted a “vocation corner” in the bulletins of our parishes, schools and ...

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JPIC News

The majority of the friars of our province live and minister in North America. For all of the citizens of ...

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Vocation Corner

In order to foster vocations, our friars have instituted a “vocation corner” in the bulletins of our parishes, schools and ...

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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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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.  This investigative process is being followed with respect to the questions currently being raised about Fr. James Smyka, who is suspended from public ministry.



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