Congratulations, Friar Franck!!!

On May 14, 2022, after the fulfillment of the Philosophy requirement for Theological Studies, Our Lady of the Angels Province Solemnly Professed Student Friar Franck Lino Sokpolie, OFM Conv. received a degree in French and Francophone Studies, with a Certificate in European Studies, from the Catholic University of America. He was joined by family and friends, including several of his confreres, in continued studies. Friar Franck officially completed all the class course required for the degree in 2020. In the Fall of 2021, he returned from is Apostolic Year of Formation, serving in ministry with our friars in Columbus, GA, and finished his thesis for the French Degree, before heading to San Antonio, TX to continue his education, this past January. He came back last week to walk at CUA Commencement.

A sampling of the Student Friars of Our Lady of the Angels Province – left to right: friar Cristofer Fernández, OFM Conv., friar Raad Eshoo, OFM Conv., Friar Franck, friar Antonio Moualeu, OFM Conv. (recent Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering), Fr. Everest Valentine Nyaki Mkenda, OFM Conv. (actually a friar from the Tanzania Custody who is in continued studies at CUA, residing with our friars in our Post-Novitiate Friary), and friar Joseph Krondon, OFM Conv.

Friar Franck’s Family

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