Remember Without Stigma

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. We pray for those who have died and for family and friends left behind. Also, September is National Recovery Month sponsored by the…

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A Reminder to Care for All Creation
Mural at Holy Cross Retreat Center, Mesilla Park, NM

A Reminder to Care for All Creation

Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico, will be sharing a new mural at this year's Franciscan Festival of Fine Arts. The annual Festival takes place over Labor…

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What is JPIC?

Friar Jonathan Garcia Zenenot professed his first vows in 2021. He graduated from the Franciscan University of Mexico with a degree in Philosophy. He is continuing his studies at The…

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Meet the Novices
Conventual Franciscan Novices 2022-2023: Front L-R: Connor Ouly, Colden Fell, Bob Moynihan, Marvin Fernandez Back L-R: Paul Utterback, Andre Miller, Eric Rewa

Meet the Novices

Seven men from different parts of North America will live together for a 'year and a day' while continuing to discern their call to the Conventual Franciscan Order. The novitiate…

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Pilgrims Gather Again in Carey
The Most Reverend John Stowe OFM Conv., Bishop of Lexington, led the Rosary Procession to Shrine Park for the Vigil Mass (photo by OLC Province)

Pilgrims Gather Again in Carey

Thousands return to honor the Blessed Mother After two years of virus-related remote worship, the pilgrimage and Annual Novena to Our Lady of Consolation took place beginning on August 6…

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