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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Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Painting by Titian ca. 1516-1518 (on the high altar at the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice)

Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

In 2001 on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Saint Pope John Paul II spoke of Saint Maximilian Kolbe's great devotion to Our Lady.  St Maximilian Kolbe,…

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