Turkish Friar-Archbishop visits province

Friar-Archbishop Kmetec with friars at St. Bonaventure Friary.

Friar-Archbishop Martin Kmetec, OFM Conv., of the Archdiocese of Izmir (Smyrna), Turkey, visited the friars of Saint Bonaventure Friary, Silver Spring, Maryland in September 2023. On Sunday, Sept. 10, the archbishop celebrated the 10:30 a.m. Liturgy at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Prior to the Mass, he met with Cardinal Wilton Cardinal Gregory, archbishop of Washington, D.C.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory, archbishop of Washington, D.C., met with Friar-Archbishop Kmetec.

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