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Fall Friars Days 2019

Friars Day – What is It? Each year, during the Spring and Fall, the friars of the Our Lady of 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 has been progressing in ...

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+Fr. Łucjan Królikowski, OFM Conv.

+Fr. Łucjan Królikowski, OFM Conv. was born on September 7, 1919 in Nowe Kramsko, Poland and he died on October ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Jude

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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Canadian Delegation Celebrates Patron

October 4, 2019: The friars of our Province Delegation of St. Francis of Assisi gathered for a concelebrated Mass followed ...

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20th Anniversary ~ The Franciscan Place

On Friday, October 11, 2019, The Franciscan Place will celebrate 20 years of ministry, as a Chapel and Religious Gift ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Boniface

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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Call Me Brother

A short film featuring our student friar, br. Tim Blanchard, OFM Conv. and his vocation story.

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Honoring Fr. Briant Cullinane, OFM Conv.

On the evening of Friday, October 4, 2019, before the people of our pastoral ministry of  Blessed Sacrament Catholic Community ...

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St. Francis Feast Day Festivities

For Franciscans, the Feast Day of St. Francis is not limited to just October 4th. This year, we celebrated Transitus ...

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Some Moments from Transitus 2019

At our Shrine of St. Anthony, Ellicott City, MD October 3, 2019: Our Student Friars of the St. Bonaventure Friary (Silver ...

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Blessing of the Animals 2019

Franciscans from around the world celebrate both the Transitus of St. Francis of Assisi (on October 3rd) and his Feast ...

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Fruits of Your Generosity to FMA

Last fall, the Franciscan Mission Association (FMA) appealed to help provide clean drinking water to villages in Ghana, West Africa, ...

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Congratulations, Friar Peter!

Fr. Peter Knaapen, OFM Conv. Celebrates 40 Years! September 21, 2019: The parish community of The Franciscan Church of St. Bonaventure, ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Stephen

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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Congratulations, Friar Tim!

Sunday, September 29, 2019: Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv. was formally installed as ...

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40 Days for Life 2019

40 Days for Life is an internationally coordinated 40-day campaign that aims to end abortion locally through prayer and fasting, ...

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Blue Mass 2019 - Archdiocese of Baltimore

Our Lady of the Angels Province Vicar Provincial - Fr. Michael Heine, OFM Conv. (center) concelebrated the Archdiocese of Baltimore's ...

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Minister Provincial's Trip to Kenya

September 25-27, 2019: Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. traveled to celebrate with the Franciscan ...

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Friar Ed Walks to Help Defeat ALS

In memory of his sister + Lillian H. Waddy, who died on June 1, 2017 of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Paschal Mary

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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Wine at the Shrine - a Festival for Little Portion Farm

In collaboration with the Franciscan Center of Baltimore (the recipient of all the food harvested at our Little Portion Farm ministry ...

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Fr. Ignatius Maternowski, OFM Conv. circa 1942.

+Fr. Ignatius Maternowski, OFM Conv.

In the Gospel of John, Jesus Christ proclaims: "There is no greater love than this: to lay down one's life ...

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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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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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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”