Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody News

On Sunday, October 20, 2019, our province’s Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody (known as the Greyfriars of Great Britain/Ireland) will celebrate the Simple Profession of Fr. Terence Bateman, OFM Conv., friar Kyle Banks, OFM Conv. & friar Peter Flynn, OFM Conv., at The Friary, in Oxford, where Fr. Terence spent his time in Novitiate and where friar Kyle and friar Peter began their journey as friars; deepening their understanding of religious life in preparation for the Novitiate and being vested in the habit of our Order. Since November 2018, Friars Kyle and Peter have spent their time in Novitiate at our InterProvincial Novitiate in Arroyo Grande, CA. Fr. Terence will keep his name, but friar Kyle will take the name John Paul, and friar Peter will take the name George. Please keep these men in your prayers.

Fr. Terence being clothed by Fr. Jesmond Pawley, OFM Conv. (Custodial Vicar) and Fr. Colin Mary Edwards OFM Conv. (Most Recently Ordained Friar of the Custody – July 4, 2019). He was Invested in our habit and entered the Novitiate on October 31, 2018.

Friars Peter (3rd from right) and Kyle (2nd from right) entered the InterProvincial Novitiate, November 2018

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