New Guardians and Pastors Assigned to Parishes, Friaries

Jocelyn Thomas Friar News, Home Page – News

NEW YORK – The discussions have finished. The decisions have been made. And the friar relocations are underway. After a five-day process of meetings, fraternal dialogue and prayer, last month the leadership of Holy Name Province completed the task of assigning friars to Provincial offices, friaries, parishes, and other ministry sites throughout the Province. Provincial Minister Kevin Mullen, OFM, Provincial …

Retiree Emmet Murphy Crosses the Line for Migrant Families

Stephen Mangione Friar News, Home Page – News

This is part of a series of profiles about the Province’s retired friars. It features what they are doing now, a look back on their ministerial life as friars, and how, even in retirement, they are making a difference in their communities and issues of the day through their activities, interests, and hobbies.  ELFRIDA, Ariz. – Before the pandemic, Emmet …

Laudato Si’ Revolution: Creating a Movement Toward Radical Change and Hope

Jacek Orzechowski, OFM Friar News, Home Page – News

For Christians of different denominations, the period of Sept. 1 through Oct. 4 – known as the Season of Creation, is a time to renew their relationship with the Creator and with all of creation through celebration, conversion, and commitment to protecting our common home. During this year’s Season of Creation, the Franciscan Order encourages Franciscan-hearted people to delve into …