Discernment, Sharing and Feeding the Hungry

The weekend began Friday evening with solemn Evening Prayer, followed by dinner and conversation in the friars’ rec. room. Saturday morning, Fr. David Convertinio, OFM, gave our guests an opening reflection on discernment and invited the guys to share their spiritual...
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On to the Novitiate!

Our three Postulants wrapped up their discernment year at St. Anthony Shrine in Boston on May 8. The friar community held a special dinner in their honor, and the community saw them off with a traditional sung Franciscan blessing, “May the Lord bless you, may the Lord keep you,...
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Reconnecting With a Classmate

One of the great things about being a Franciscan is that you never say, “goodbye” to a friar who comes to visit because you are certain to see him again sooner than you expect! As you travel around the Province, you never know who you are going to run into! At the...
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Welcome to Our New Postulants!

One of the most gratifying aspects of being vocation director is journeying with men who are discerning a call to our Franciscan way of life. These men, who are searching for God’s call in their lives, share their life stories, their hopes and their dreams. It is a deep...
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