NEW YORK — The transitions of five friars were announced by the Provincial Council after its April 16 – 17 meeting.
► Kevin Cronin, OFM, continuing in the Ministry of the Word while residing at St. Anthony’s Friary, Butler, N.J., effective April 15. The former friary in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., is being put up for sale.
► Mario Di Lella, OFM, is retiring from the Catholic Center at Georgia Tech to St. Anthony Friary, St. Petersburg, Fla., effective May 5.
► Edward Flanagan, OFM, approved for ministry in the Commissariat of the Holy Land, in residence at the Franciscan Monastery, Mount St. Sepulchre, 1400 Quincy St., NE, Washington, D.C. 20017, effective May 6.
► Theodore Lehr, OFM, to Holy Name Friary, Ringwood, N.J., effective immediately.
► Robert Lynch, OFM, is residing temporarily at Holy Name Friary, Ringwood.