On the December 12, 2015, in the Chapel of our St. Francis College in Moravia, San Jose, in Costa Rica, Our Lady of the Angels Province Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. (pink Gaudete/Rejoice vestments – kneeling), presided at the Profession of Vows for four of our Costa Rican Friars. In addition to the local friars on hand, also participating in the celebration were two more friars from the United States, Fr. Rick Riccioli, OFM Conv. (Syracuse-NY) and Br. Jim Moore, OFM Conv. (Silver Spring-MD), as well as American Volunteers currently serving for a year in Alajuela, Costa Rica, through FrancisCorps ministry.
~ Simple Vows – fray Henry Ramírez Vargas, OFM Conv.
~ Solemn Vows – Fray Pablo Alonso Carvajal Espinoza, OFM Conv.
~Renewal of Vows – Fray Milton Torres Albarran, OFM Conv.*
and Fray Juan Gregorio Martinez Canelon, OFM Conv.*
*Our Lady of Coromoto Provincial Custody (Venezuela) of the
Province of St. Nicholas and St. Angelo (Puglia, Italy)
Visiting Costa Rica also afforded Fr. James the opportunity to preside at the Mass and Graduation Ceremonies at our Province’s St. Francis College in Moravia, San Jose, Costa Rica.