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Franciscan Friars

Formation Update: Receiving the Habit

By Br. Abraham Joseph, OFM The novices at the Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate of the United States OFM provinces received their habits...
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Another Way to Discern Your Vocation: Consider Being a Franciscan Volunteer!

By Fr. Mike Duffy, OFM The process of discernment is never a “one size fits all” process of consideri...
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A Life Ordained by God

By Br. Casey Cole, OFM At the beginning of Postulancy I had the privilege of attending a solemn profession of two of our brothers within the first week. I...
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A New Vision

By Fr. John Anglin, OFM Ever since the election of Pope Francis last March, I have frequently been asked what I think of him. The answer is always something like...
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Really, Would You Do It With Me?

By Br. Casey Cole, OFM During a trip to Greenville, S.C., last month, Br. Casey Cole, OFM, spoke to parishioners of St. Anthony of Padua Church during...
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Journey to Franciscan Life: Fr. Hugh Macsherry, OFM

Growing up in a strong and active Catholic family in Baltimore, Md., Fr. Hugh Macsherry, OFM always felt strong ties to the Church....
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An Attitude of Gratitude

In a recent posting on his blog, The Wandering Friar, Fr. John Anglin, OFM, reminds us to be aware of and grateful for the many blessings God has given us in...
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Franciscan Influences: Unspoken Wisdom

By Linda DiPietro This essay is part of a series in which lay people describe the impact that the friars have had on them. Below, a former staff...
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Homily of Pope Francis on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

We hope you had a Blessed Feast of St. Francis! The following is a homily given by Pope Francis during the Oct. 4th Feast...
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The Canticle of the Creatures

In recognition of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, which is Oct. 4, we would like to take this opportunity to share one of his most beautiful...
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