Diaconate Ordination for 7 Men Religious

On Saturday, April 6, at 10am CDT, seven men religious will be ordained to the Diaconate, including two of our Conventual Franciscan brothers, Friars Pedro Lopez and Franck-Lino Sokpolie. The…

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Pilgrimage to Lanciano

In 2022 I was assigned to the Sacro Convento in Assisi, Italy. I must admit that it is a blessing to live in Italy. It seems that every town and…

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Cardinal Nephews

Franciscan Popes - Part 7b (An excerpt from a presentation by friar Joseph Wood OFM Conv.Read the introduction to this seriesRead Part 2 of the the series: Pope Gregory XI?Part…

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Answering the Call

The Franciscan Center in Baltimore, Maryland On November 29, 2023, there was a joyous three-part celebration for the Friars of Our Lady of the Angels Province. The Feast of All…

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Pope Julius II

Franciscan Popes - Part 7 (An excerpt from a presentation by friar Joseph Wood OFM Conv.Read the introduction to this seriesRead Part 2 of the the series: Pope Gregory XI?Part…

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