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Franciscan Friars

Meet Our Postulant Class of 2013

Get to know the men who have entered formation to become friars. Meet Patrick, Javier, Daniel, Deivis, Christian, Aaron and Andrew, We also welcome back Abel, who...
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Brother Wants to Bother: What Brotherhood Means to Me

As Franciscans, we are first and foremost a community of brothers. Within this community, some of us choose to be friar priests, and others non-ordained...
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Province Welcomes Largest Group of Men in Ten Years

Seven men began their first year of formation to Franciscan life in August. During this time of discernment and transition to religious life, they will...
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Thirteen Received as Novices in Wisconsin

Following the postulant year, the novitiate provides spiritual formation in the Franciscan tradition. Br. Abraham Joseph, OFM, was received as...
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Things That Help Me Discern, Part 3: Being Joyful

By Daniel Beckham The following is the final installment in a three-part series exploring the importance of “being” in...
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Things that Help Me Discern, Part 3: Being Honest (or the Important of Being Ernest)

By Daniel Beckham The following is the second installment in a three-part series exploring the...
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Things that Help Me Discern, Part 3: Being Open

By Daniel Beckham After a somewhat lengthy hiatus, the following is a final installment of a three-part series on “things that...
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Postulant Program Moves to Maryland

By Fr. Dominic Monti, OFM Following a decision by the Provincial Council at its June meeting, the postulancy program, or first stage of initial...
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Four Novices Profess Simple Vows as Franciscans

The profession of simple vows is an important milestone in Franciscan formation. Marking the end of their novitiate year, four men...
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Faith Without Borders: World Youth Day, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

By Fr. Brian Smail, OFM World Youth Day is a worldwide encounter with the Pope that is typically celebrated every three...
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