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Remembering +Friar Donald Kos, OFM Conv.

Thursday, February 21, 2019: Our Order's friars of the General Houses, representatives of various tribunals of the Holy See, friends ...

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Friar Marek Facilitated Retreat for Polish Youth

Follow link for article and additional links for photos. Over the weekend of February 16-17, 2019, Our Lady of the Angels ...

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Silver Jubilee Celebration ~ Brazil

Saturday, February 9, 2019: Our Province Custody of the Immaculate Conception of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) celebrated the Silver Jubilee ...

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Friary Renovation Blessing

Saturday, February 16, 2019: Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. blessed our newly renovated St. ...

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Fr. Piotr Tymko’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, February 17, 2017: The Friars and Parishioners of our pastoral ministry of St. Paul Catholic Church (Kensington, CT) hosted ...

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WYD2019 with Christopher M. Fernández

Reflection from the 15th international World Youth Day in Panamá City 02/13/2019 Dear Friars, Family, and Friends, What a whirlwind of a January! ...

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

An Invitation to an Extraordinary Experience: Journey in the footsteps of Jesus through the Holy Land where He was born, lived, ...

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JPIC News

Follow this link to read the English Translation of "HAGGLING FOR THE COMMON GOOD" written by Friar Michael Lasky, OFM ...

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Gdańsk Provincial Visit

January 15-16, 2019: Our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. (second from right) and our Province ...

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2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

One of our province's simply professed student friars, friar Fabian Adderley, OFM Conv. (second from left) was recently given a ...

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Minister Provincial's 1st Visit to New Friary & Ministries

Over the weekends of January 26-28 and February 2-4, 2019, our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM ...

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Indian Province Building for the Future

Currently on sabbatical in India, Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv. serves as our ...

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February 2, 2019

As Franciscan Friars Conventual, the World Day for Consecrated Life is especially dear to us. Our friars profess the vows ...

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Black Ties & Grey Habits ~ Catholic School's Week

The 14th Annual Deimel Legacy Ball was held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at the National Infantry Museum. The black ...

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Vocation News

Our Lady of the Angels Province Vocation Director, Fr. Russell Governale, OFM Conv. presented a "Vocation Talk" at our pastoral ...

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World Day for Consecrated Life 2019

February 2nd is the World Day for Consecrated Life. It will be celebrated in parish churches on the weekend of ...

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Ministry Highlight

On August 2, 2018 a vast majority of the working friars of the Province began serving new ministries. Included among ...

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News from our Friars in Brazil

December 10-14, 2018: The annual retreat for our Custody of the Immaculate Conception of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was held ...

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Ecumenical Christmas Reflection

In Preparation for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity - January 18-25, 2019 Bl. John Duns Scotus and St. Paul VI ...

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Novitiate News

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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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

 

Pilgrimage to Poland with Friar Matthew Foley, OFM Conv. 
Jul 30, 2019 – Aug 08, 2019
Explore the sites where St. John Paul II grew up,
St. Maximillian Kolbe lived and was martyred,
and St. Faustina received the visions of Divine Mercy!
Follow Link for Brochure with pricing details.

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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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