The Provincial Administration has announced news about seven friars.
David Blake, OFM, has been named vicar of St. Bonaventure University Friary.
Pedro Corces withdrew from the Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate on Nov. 1.
Michael Joyce, OFM, has been approved for a three-month sabbatical, effective Dec. 1. He will reside at St. Anthony Friary in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Thomas Kelly, OFM, is assigned to Holy Name Friary, Ringwood, N.J., effective Nov. 8.
Paul Lostritto, OFM, will serve as parochial vicar at St. Francis of Assisi Friary in New York, effective Dec. 1.
Paul O’Keeffe, OFM, will join the Holy Name College community in Silver Spring, Md., on Dec. 6. He will begin serving as director of development for the Franciscan Mission Service on Jan. 1.
Alan Thomas, OFM, has been assigned to minister as deacon at St. Anthony’s Church in Butler, N.J., effective Nov. 4.
Editor’s note: Additional news about the friars and their ministries can be found on the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province Facebook page.