Fr. William (Bill) Bried, OFM, Dies at Age 83

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Fr. William Bried, OFM, a member of the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province, died on December 29, 2022 at St. Anthony Friary in St. Petersburg, Florida, where he had been living in retirement since March 2018. He was 83 years old. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Fr. Bried was a professed Franciscan friar for 45 years, and an ordained …

Fr. Paul Osborne Dies in New Jersey

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A professed Franciscan friar for 63 years and a priest for 57, he spent six decades ministering in more than a dozen cities and towns in four countries on three continents, serving in education, formation, pastoral care and administration.