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Franciscan Friars

Kensington Friars Serve Dignity with Dinner

By Dan Geringer Fred Dilger was a big-time residential designer in Manhattan and Atlanta when, he said, “You get to the end of the...
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Formation Update: Postulants Visit New York, New Jersey Ministries

By Fr. Ronald Pecci, OFM Postulancy is a unique year in the journey to Franciscan life. During this first stage of...
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Guidelines for Discerning Your Vocation

By Fr. Dan Lackie, OFM How do I know what God is calling me to do with my life? Here are some suggestions for discerning God’s call and...
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Formation Update: Interfaith Dialogue Highlights Annual Gathering

By Br. John Aherne, OFM Seventeen friars in initial formation, along with six solemnly-professed friars, hunkered...
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Friars Gather for Discussion and Support

Each year in early January, a group of friars who are relatively early in their ministerial lives gather together to support each other and...
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A Day in the Life of a Friar: The Blessings and Challenges of Being a Pastor

By Fr. Christopher VanHaight, OFM I was asked to write an article on what a typical day is like for me as...
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Seasonal Reflection: Faith, Knowledge and Service

By Br. Paul Santoro, OFM ) As educators and students around the country prepare for Catholic Schools Week, a friar with nearly 28...
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Resolutions and Insanity

By Fr. John Anglin, OFM Unless you happen to be like my muse, Calvin, in the comic strip, I suspect you are about to make some New Year’s resolutions. How...
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Christmas Has Only Just Begun!

By Fr. Dan Horan, OFM Christmas is much more than a one-day event. While many people are familiar with the multi-week length of liturgical seasons...
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Franciscans and the Christmas Message

In his Christmas reflection, Fr. Michael Perry, OFM, General Minister of the world-wide Order of Friars Minor, shares his thought...
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