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Province Postulant Visit

“Postulancy” is the first year of initial formation in the Order of Friars Minor - Franciscan Friars Conventual. It is ...

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St. Julia: A Collaboration of Blessings

St. Julia’s parish family is blessed to have about seven young adults who have participated in the lay evangelization program ...

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Reflection by Fr. Ed Ondrako, OFM Conv.

The “Fullness of Grace” in Christ and the “Fullness of Grace” in Mary Num 6:22-27; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21. Hail Mary “full ...

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Reflection by Fr. Ed Ondrako, OFM Conv.

“Your father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety” Lk 2: 48b Sir 3: 2-6, 12-14; Col ...

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Reflection by Fr. Ed Ondrako, OFM Conv.

And the Word became flesh and lived among us And we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s ...

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Friar Brad Explains Greccio

In 1223, St. Francis decided to re-enact Christ's birth in the town of Greccio, Italy. Our Lady of the Angels ...

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News from Brazil

News from our Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. in Brazil

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The “Sense of the Faith” in History: Its Sources, Reception, and Theology

To be published on January 3, 2022, and available now for pre-order, The “Sense of the Faith” in History: Its ...

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Vocation Director to Visit Atlanta

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Advent Prayer: December 17-24, 2021

O Wisdom of our God Most High, guiding creation with power and love... Come to teach us the path of knowledge! Enable ...

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Chicopee Mural Honors +Fr. Łucjan Królikowski

Scores of people gathered on Sunday afternoon, the 12th of December, outside the Dom Polski Narodowy (“Polish National Home”) in ...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebrations

Throughout our province, many of our ministries held special celebrations in honor of the December 12th Feast of Our Lady ...

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Minister General Views Historic “Assisi Missal” in Baltimore

The Most Reverend Carlos Trovarelli, OFM Conv., 120th Minister General of the Franciscan Order, visited the Walters Art Museum in ...

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Reflection by Fr. Ed Ondrako, OFM Conv.

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Patronal Feast Day of the United States of America, 8 December 2021 Gen 3:9-15, 20; ...

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Minister General Visit to Our Province

From December 4 -7, 2021, our Minister General, the Most Reverend Fr. Carlos Trovarelli, OFM Conv. visited with our province friars, while ...

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Ministries Working Together

Two of our friars serve in pastoral ministry at the Newman Catholic Student Center Parish at UNC at Chapel Hill, ...

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SU Ministry in Action

December 2, 2021: Our Lady of the Angels Province friar and Syracuse University Catholic Campus Minister - Fr. Gerry Waterman, ...

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Advent Reflection

Our Lady of the Angels Province's Boynton Beach, FL pastoral ministry of St. Mark Catholic Church is producing a series ...

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Canadian Delegation of St. Francis Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. André Bessette

November 28-29, 2021: Our Vicar Provincial, Fr. Michael Heine, OFM Conv. joined most of the friars of our Canadian Delegation ...

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Advent Celebrations

Throughout our province ministries, there will be many Advent Liturgies, Prayer Services and Celebrations as we prepare for Christmas. Our ...

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Greccio 2021

A few years before his death and in remembrance of his visit to the Holy Land, our Seraphic Father Francis ...

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JPIC Farm Focus

After a few frosts, the farm has now begun it’s transformation for the winter. Some plants, like tomatoes, have already ...

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All Saints of the Seraphic Order ~ November 29th

In the Bull of Pope Honorius III, issued November 29, 1223, the Final Rule of our Order was ratified.  The Rule was ...

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Daily Advent Reflections with Fr. Jude Winker, OFM Conv.

Presented by The Companions of St. Anthony, each reflection focuses on the daily readings of Advent beginning on Sunday, November ...

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125 Years of Franciscan Presence at St Adalbert Parish

On the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Sunday, November 21, 2021, our province pastoral ministry ...

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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 following the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the spirit of our founder, St. Francis of Assisi. We invite you to take some time to explore our website to learn about us and our various ministries.

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Our Lady of the Angels Province is sponsoring the 1st Annual Franciscan Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Led by Fr. Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv., our Delegate for the Marian Apostolate, the Program is for all friars, M.I. members, and all the faithful to join us in celebrating our devotion to the Immaculate Mother of God.

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Message excerpt from the Holy Father’s November 17, 2021 – General Audience: “Today I would like to send a message to all the men and women who live in the most forgotten geographical peripheries of the world, or who experience situations of existential marginalization. May you find in Saint Joseph the witness and protector to look to. We can turn to him with this prayer, a “home-made” prayer, but one that comes from the heart:”