Our Friars Celebrate Christmas!


Photo taken by our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. Eleven friars gathered for Christmas dinner prepared by Fr. Tom Lavin, OFM Conv. (2nd from left) and Br. Douglas MacMillan, OFM Conv. (4th from left) and their helpers. Fr. Vincent Lachendro, OFM Conv. (seated) was well enough to join the brethren for a few hours at the St. Joseph Cupertino Friary, in Ellicott City.


Our friars of Saint John Paul II Friary, Holyoke shared Christmas dinner with the Italian Missionary Sisters of Assisi.


The friars of St. Bonaventure Friary (Toronto, Ontario) share a wonderful Christmas Dinner together.


Christmas Mass with our friars and the congregation of the Franciscan Church of the Assumption, in Syracuse NY