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Category: Friar News

Donations Help Upgrade Dental Care in Bolivia

Recent donations to the Franciscan Center in Cochabama, Bolivia, have enabled volunteers to provide children with much-needed toothbrushes and information about dental health, in addition to the meals that are offered.

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FVM Director Informs Public Through Radio Programs

The value of the Province’s Franciscan Volunteer Ministry (FVM) has been publicized through two recent radio programs. FVM Program Director Katie Sullivan described on air how the program works and her passion for this ministry.

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An Update on the Province’s Friars in Peru

Provincial Vicar Dominic Monti travelled to Lima, Peru, area last week to conduct canonical visitations. While there, he learned of the current ministry of the friars based in Peru and Bolivia.

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Lent Reminds Us to Do the Best We Can

One of the primary themes of the Lenten season is the reminder of the ongoing dialectic between good and evil. Satan personifies evil; Jesus Christ personifies goodness. Stephen Lynch, in a Lenten reflection, reminds us of what the Didache authors wrote, “If you cannot be perfect, do the best you can.”

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days Feature Presidential Candidates’ Forum

The sixth annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days conference, taking place this weekend in Washington, D.C., has openings for last-minute registrants. In addition to presentations about justice and peace themes, the conference will include the launch of the Franciscan Acton Network and a presidential candidates’ Town Hall on a vision of true security.

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