Friars Invited to Gathering Before Solemn Profession of Five Friars

Timothy Shreenan, OFM In the Headlines

NEW YORK — The community at St. Francis Friary on 31st Street invite the friars of the Province to a party in honor of the Solemn Profession candidates on Friday evening, Sept. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. The festivities will be held in the third floor community room and terrace of the new friary. The entrance is at 129 W. 31st Street.

Friars attending the Solemn Profession liturgy on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. are asked to assemble beforehand in the former recreation room of the old friary (now known as St. Francis House).

We look forward to hosting these events and hope that the friars enjoy the hospitality of our new home.

The friars who will profess their solemn vows are:
Julian Jagudilla, OFM
Paul Keenan, OFM

Walter Liss, OFM
David Phan, OFM
Chris VanHaight, OFM

The public is invited to the Mass of Profession at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi which will be celebrated by Provincial Minister John O’Connor, OFM.

 — Fr. Timothy is director of liturgy and communications at Church of St. Francis of Assisi in New York City.