The friar community at St. Francis Church on West 31st Street in New York City is pleased to welcome the solemn profession class of 2006 – George Corrigan,Zachary Elliott, Emerson Rodríguez Delgado and Gonzalo de Jesús Torres Acosta – for the liturgy of profession at noon Saturday, Sept. 9.
The friars of Holy Name Province are invited to take part in the celebration. Prior to the liturgy, a continental breakfast will be served in the 31st Street friary dining room. Afterwards, a reception for the newly professed, their families, friends and friars will be held at Il Campanello restaurant across 31st Street from the church. Additionally, lunch will be served in the friary dining room for any friar guests.
As has been the tradition at 31st Street for many years, a “Solemn Rec” in honor of the class will be held beginning at 8 p.m. the evening before Solemn Profession, Sept. 8. All friars are welcome.