The Solemnity of Corpus Christi


Eucharistic Procession led by friar Antonio and Friar Calixto

The June 2021 Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) celebrations at our pastoral ministry of Holy Cross Catholic Church (Atlanta, GA) included the Eucharistic Procession through the neighborhood, led by Our Lady of the Angels Province student friar Antonio Moualeu, OFM Conv., with Benediction and Adoration presided over by the parish’s parochial vicar, Fr. Calixto Salvatierra Moreno, OFM Conv.
{Note: Photos taken from the Holy Cross Atlanta Español Facebook page where you will find several more beautiful moments from the celebration}

Why is friar Antonio in Atlanta?
During the Post-Novitiate stage of formation, our student friars not only engage in furthering their education, but also take the time to participate in active ministry. This past year we had four student friars in study in Washington, DC and two in study in San Antonio, TX.
Friar Antonio and friar Fabian Adderley, OFM Conv. lived in a large community of student friars from several provinces, in the Post-Novitiate San Damiano Friary (San Antonio, TX), under the direction of Our Lady of the Angels Province Friar Gary Johnson, OFM Conv. and Our Lady of Consolation Province Friar Andy Martinez, OFM Conv. While friar Antonio will return to San Antonio to continue his Doctoral studies after his summer break with our friars of Holy Cross Friary (Atlanta, GA), this summer friar Fabian will begin his Apostolic Year of Formation with our friars of St. Bonaventure Friary (Toronto, ON).
The other student friars of our province have also been assigned to spend the summer in varied friaries throughout our province. Please keep them all in your prayers as they proceed in their vocation formation.

Our province will be holding a Summer Discernment Retreat, from July 29 – August 2, 2021 (The Feast Day of Our Lady of the Angels). To sign up or for more information about vocations, contact our Province Vocation Director ~ Br. Nick Romeo, OFM Conv. at

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