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Elms College School of Nursing - Team Jamaica 2020

Aided by donations from our province, individual friars,  Basilica of St. Stanislaus' Poor Box, St. Paul Catholic Church Giving Tree ...

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Postulants’ Tour of the Province – 2020 (Continued)

Our Order’s Postulancy location for the four provinces serving North America is in Chicago, IL, in the St. Bonaventure Friary ...

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Memorial Mass for +Bishop Elias

+Bishop Elias James Manning, OFM Conv., 81-year-old Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Valenca (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), passed away ...

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World Day for Consecrated Life 2020

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

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Friar Tim Kulbicki's Continued Work for the Order

In addition to serving as Pastor and Campus Minister at the Newman Catholic Student Center Parish - University of North ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar John

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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Postulants' Tour of the Province - 2020 (Part One)

Our Order’s Postulancy location for the four provinces serving North America is in Chicago, IL, in the St. Bonaventure Friary ...

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Welcome Back Franciscan Soy Candle Ministry!

Re-established this past year, Franciscan Soy Candles is a unique ministry producing artisan candles. Created originally by Br. Andre Picotte, ...

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Kraków's Provincial Visit to the USA

December 6 - 12, 2019: The Prowincjał (Minister Provincial) of our Order’s largest Province - Kraków, Poland’s St. Anthony of ...

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Canonization of St. John Henry Newman

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Edward Ondrako, OFM Conv. attended the canonization of St. John Henry Newman ...

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Homeless Memorial Service

On the evening of December 18, 2019, our friars participated in the Homeless Memorial Service at Lorraine's Soup Kitchen and Pantry ...

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Meet Our Vocation Director

Friar Russell Governale, OFM Conv. was born in Brooklyn, NY. He began to discern Religious Life and Priesthood when he ...

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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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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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St. Clare Inn 2019 Annual Appeal

One of the most unique, fruitful and rewarding ministries of our province ~ St. Clare Inn provides community, care, shelter ...

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Implementing the New Constitutions with Friar Tim

As our Order's Chairman of the Executive Committee for the Revision of the Constitutions and Secretary of the 202nd Ordinary ...

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Congratulations Frei Jesus & Frei Ricardo!

First Profession of Simple {Temporary} Vows is a stage in the formation of a friar, when he chooses to live ...

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Greccio

In the year 1224, in the Italian Town of Greccio, St. Francis of Assisi was inspired to recreate the birth ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Noel

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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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Raymond

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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Vocation News

In this season of preparation for the Coming of the Messiah and the celebration of Christmas, the friars of Our ...

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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Tony

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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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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Spiritual Testament ~ Friar Ed

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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Fr. Jude ~ Zambia

Our Lady of the Angels Province friar, Fr. Jude Winkler, OFM Conv., serves the Order as Assistant General for the ...

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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”