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Franciscan Friars

Friars Trace Footsteps of St. Junípero Serra

Two hundred and forty seven years ago, St. Junípero Serra, OFM, arrived in San Diego, where he founded the first of 21 Franciscan missions...
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Father Roy Gasnick, ‘Superhero,’ Dies

Father Roy Gasnick, a Franciscan priest bred in North Jersey, was a superhero to the Order and Holy Name Province. While heading the communications...
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Looking at Life Through the Lens of Joy

By Fr. Mike Johnson, OFM When I was in Bolivia a few months back, I was sitting in a café with a friend, talking about God knows what. At one...
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St. Anthony of Padua: Worker of Wonders in Word and Deed

By Fr. Russell Becker, OFM “The Church proclaims the Paschal Mystery achieved in the saints who have suffered and have...
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My First 24 Hours

By Br. Casey Cole, OFM Vacation is over and it’s on to the next thing: summer assignment at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden, N.J. If the first 24 hours here...
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We Are In Need of a Good Shepherd

By Br. Casey Cole, OFM This weekend I was in Raleigh, NC giving a reflection for Vocation’s Sunday and Franciscan Formation weekend as an attempt to...
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Seasonal Reflection: Integrity of Creation

By Fr. Joseph Rozansky, OFM In honor of Earth Day, which was April 22, and in anticipation of the 35th anniversary of the naming of St....
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Holy Week – A Week of Memory

By Fr. John Anglin, OFM A number of years ago, at one of the rare times in which Holy Week and Passover did not come together, I had the privilege of being...
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My Franciscan Journey

By Br. Paul O’Keeffe, OFM My Franciscan journey began with a trip to Italy that my parents gave me as a high school graduation present. I grew up with...
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Formation Update: ‘The Habit Doesn’t Make the Franciscan’

By Br. Abraham Joseph, OFM The novices at the Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate of the United States OFM provinces are...
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