Two Friars to Profess Final Vows Aug. 27

HNP Communications Friar News

NEW YORK — St. Bonaventure University graduates Stephen DeWitt, OFM, andDaniel Horan, OFM, will profess their final vows as Franciscans on Aug. 27 at St. Francis of Assisi Church on West 31st Street.

Provincial Minister John O’Connor, OFM, will celebrate the 11 a.m. Mass.

Stephen and Daniel, who were formally approved by the Provincial Council members at their April meeting, are participating in the Franciscan traditional interprovincial solemn vow retreat at the Old Mission in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The two friars — both graduates of St. Bonaventure University, Allegany, N.Y. — professed their first vows in 2007.

Information about the retreat can be found on Daniel’s blog, Dating God.

Editor’s note: information about the ministries and experiences of other friars can be found on their blogs, which are available in the Communications section of under Blogs by HNP Members and Ministries.