Breaking in the Habit

Breaking in the Habit is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in and/or discerning the Franciscan life. Started by Holy Name Friar Casey Cole, OFM, when he began his journey as a Postulant, Breaking in the Habit chronicles Br. Casey’s experiences in the Franciscan Formation program and seeks to answer common, and not so common, questions about religious life in the Franciscan tradition.

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Have you ever wondered what the every-day-life of a friar is like? In his exciting new video series “A Friar Life,” Br. Casey explores the many vocations, ministries, and lives of the friars of Holy Name Province!