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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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Canadian Delegation Celebrates Its First Profession

Over the weekend of August 9-10, 2019, several of the friars of our Province's Canadian Delegation of St. Francis of ...

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Novena

In 2011, several years before the late +Fr. Peter Damian Fehlner, OFM Conv. returned to our Order, where he spent ...

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20th Anniversary - FrancisCorps

July 19-25, 2019: FrancisCorps celebrated their 20th Anniversary with an alumni reception at Assumption Church, an alumni reunion at the ...

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World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

On August 6, 2015 - the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Pope Francis established September 1st, as the World Day ...

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Newman Association of America Presentation

The soon to be canonized Bl. John Henry Newman was born on February 21, 1801 and died on August 11, ...

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Congratulations Friar Ed!

On the first day of the August 1-3, 2019 NAA Annual Conference 2019, the NAA (National Newman Association of America) ...

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Congratulations Brother Vincent!

Br. Vincent Vivian, OFM Conv. made his Profession of Simple Vows in the Chapel of St. Hyacinth Friary, in Chicopee, ...

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Learn More About our New Minister General

On May 25, 2019, the Ordinary General Chapter of the Friars Minor Conventual elected the Most Reverend Fr. Carlos Alberto ...

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Formation News from Our Friars in Brazil

The Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. in Brazil belongs to the Province of Our Lady of ...

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Portiuncula Indulgence

Three years ago (2016) marked the 800th Anniversary of the August 2nd Portiuncula Indulgence. You will notice that our province ...

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Congratulations Friar Nick!

Congratulations, Fr. Nicholas Rokitka, OFM Conv. on earning your MNA (Master of Nonprofit Administration) from the Medoza College of Business of the University ...

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Theologian of Auschwitz

“Theologian of Auschwitz” Peter Damian Fehlner, OFM Conventual Publication Announcement Edward J. Ondrako, OFM Conv.             Preface “Theologian of Auschwitz,” is the name ...

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St. Philip Benizi - School Supply Ourtreach

Parishioners of our Jonesboro - GA pastoral ministry of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, purchased backpacks and filling them with ...

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JPIC News

PEACE Latin American Bishops Medellín, Colombia September 6, 1968 I. The Latin American Situation and Peace 1. If "development is the new name for peace,"1 ...

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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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Profession of Simple Vows at Jubilarian Mass 2019

During the Monday, July 22, 2019 Jubilarian Mass Celebration at our Shrine of St. Anthony (Ellicott City, MD), friar Raad ...

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A Reflection by Fr. Julio Martinez, OFM Conv.

From the Heart “Why the Children?” Sometimes we stay away from discussing certain issues because they are politically charged and because of ...

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2019 Investiture and Sending

Wednesday, July 17, 2019: friar Christopher M. Fernández, OFM Conv. was invested in the Franciscan Friars Conventual habit along with ...

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Ministry in Action - Summer Service Trip

This year, 39 students from St. Francis High School (Athol Springs, NY) and Archbishop Curley High School (Baltimore, MD) participated ...

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Feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha Weekend - 2019

The Most Rev. Edward B. Scharfenberger, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, presided and preached at the Sunday, ...

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Honoring Our Confrere and American Hero

June 5-9, 2019: Fr. Martin Kobos, OFM Conv. (far left) and Province Director of Mission Advancement - Mr. Joseph Hamilton ...

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Saint Kateri Feast Day Weekend

Our National Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine and Historic Site (Fonda, NY) will celebrate the annual weekend of festivities surrounding 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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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.

Pope Francis’ Motu Proprio – “Vos estis lux mundi”



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