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 …

Franciscan Discerners Say ‘Yes,’ Begin Next Step of Vocation Journey with Order of Friars Minor
Class of ’22 Welcomed to Interprovincial Postulancy Program in Maryland

By Stephen Mangione Be A Franciscan, Home Page – News

On Monday, Feb. 28th at 11 a.m., the New York City Fire Museum will be hosting the grand opening of their new historical exhibit, “FDNY Franciscan Chaplain History,” which showcases the 40 year history of the Franciscan friars as FDNY chaplains.

Students enjoy the newly-renovated Damietta Cross-Cultural Center at Siena College. Featured on the walls is artwork by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM. (Photo courtesy of Br. George Camacho)

Iconic Redesign for the Damietta Cross-Cultural Center

By George Camacho, OFM Around the Province, Home Page – News

During the spring and summer of 2021, the Damietta Cross-Cultural Center at Siena College experienced a major redesign. The hallmark of this renovation includes a series of wall sketches depicting elements from the icon of Francis and the Sultan created by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM, of St. Bonaventure University.