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Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody News

On Sunday, October 20, 2019, our province's Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody (known as the Greyfriars of Great Britain/Ireland) will ...

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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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Come and See ~ November 8-10, 2019

In a few short months, our province will be holding our next "Come and See" weekend. Prayerfully consider spending November 8-10, ...

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St. Francis of Assisi Bore the Stigmata

September 17th - Feast of the Stigmata of St. Francis of Assisi Exerpt from the January 27, 2019 General Audience with ...

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JPIC News

September 16, 2019 article by our province JPIC Chairman - Fr. Michael Lasky, OFM Conv., published by Rome's Pontificia Facoltà ...

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Transitus of St. Francis 2019

If you are in the Fonda, NY area, please join our Saint Kateri National Shrine and Historic Site in celebration ...

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Memorandum on the Immaculate Conception

“Memorandum on the Immaculate Conception” Meditations and Devotions of the Late Cardinal Newman London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893, 79-86 Part I of ...

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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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Happy 100th Birthday, Friar Łucjan!

Fr. Łucjan Królikowski, OFM Conv. is the oldest living friar of our Order and we are proud to say a friar ...

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Call from the Crucified Heart - September 18th

If you are in the area of Holyoke, MA on September 18th, take the opportunity to join in this event. ...

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Happy 90th Birthday, Friar Augustine!

As our province prepares for the grand celebration of the 100th Birthday of the oldest living friar of our Order, ...

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Priesthood Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019

Priesthood Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, is a special day set aside to honor priesthood in the United States. It is ...

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Nirmalaram Franciscan Ashram ~ Kottayam District, Kerala, India

The Province of St. Maximilian Kolbe in India runs four Minor Seminaries in different regions of the Province. The three-year ...

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Blessing of School Bags

Sunday - September 1, 2019: The Blessing of School Bags and Backpacks at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, in Point ...

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Transitus Invitation

2019 Invitation from Our Student Friars Each year, on the evening of October 3rd, our Franciscan family throughout the world pauses ...

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Visit to Tamil Nadu, India

August 26-27, 2019: While in India for the Dedication of the new St. Bonaventure Franciscan Ashram Seminary, in Bangalore, the ...

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St. Bonaventure Franciscan Ashram Seminary ~ Bangalore, India

August 25, 2019: Our Order's Minister General - Most Reverend Fr. Carlos Trovarelli, OFM Conv. (2nd from right), Assistant General ...

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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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Fraternal Visitation ~ Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody (Ireland)

Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. spent some time this August (2019) with our friars ...

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Blessing of the Sea 2019

Each year, on August 15th our friars serving at our pastoral ministry of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, in Point ...

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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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Student friar in the News

Event coverage featuring friar Raad Eshoo, OFM. Conv., one of the recently professed friars of our Province Delegation of St ...

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JPIC - Farm Focus

Little Portion Farm’ Restores Land While Providing Produce For Those In Need: "Those who lovingly work their small expanse fields ...

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Our Friar Lucjan & St. Maximilian Kolbe

Friar Lucjan was arrested by the Soviets around the time St. Maximilian Kolbe was arrested by the Germans. He professed ...

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‘Hatred destroys. Only love creates.’

July 26, 2019 Article by Michelle Martin "At the center is the friendship between Conventual Franciscan Friar James McCurry 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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Click here to access Our Lady of the Angels Province’s 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.

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