Jubilee Celebration Set for June 22

Johann Cuervo Friar News

NEW YORK — The Province’s annual jubilee celebration of friars commemorating 50 and 25 years as professed Franciscans will take place on June 22. A 5:30 p.m. Mass will be celebrated by Provincial Minister Kevin Mullen, OFM, at St. Francis of Assisi Church on West 31st Street.

The friars who are commemorating 50 years of service are:

  • Russell Becker, OFM, of Tokyo, Japan
  • John Capozzi, OFM, of Margate, N.J.
  • Eric Carpine, OFM, of St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Anthony LoGalbo, OFM, of Boston, Mass.
  • William McConville, OFM, of Durham, N.C.
  • Robert Menard, OFM, of Clemson, S.C.

Marking his silver jubilee is Jacques LaPointe, OFM, of Boston.

The Provincial Secretary Michael Harlan, OFM, will send printed invitations to the jubilarians for use in inviting family members to the June 22 celebration.

Information about other Provincial events can be found on the HNP website and on the Be A Franciscan website.

— Johann Cuervo is communications assistant for Holy Name Province.

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