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August 22, 2015

Solemn Profession in New York City

Gerald Hopeck, OFM, will profess his final vows as a member of the Franciscan Order during a 11 a.m. liturgy at St. Francis of Assisi Church on West 31st Street in New York City. Provincial Minister Fr. Kevin Mullen, OFM, will serve as celebrant.

For information, contact:
Br. Michael Harlan, OFM
Provincial Secretary
O:  646-473-0265 ex. 306

August 28, 2015 to August 30, 2015

Retiro de Discernimento Vocacional en Español/Spanish-speaking Discernment Retreat

¿Has pensado en hacerte fraile franciscano? Ven y aprende más de nuestra vida de oración, en fraternidad y al servicio de la Iglesia y el mundo. Somos discípulos de Jesucristo, según el modelo de San Francisco de Asís.

Habrá un retiro de discernimiento vocacional en español del 28 al 30 de agosto de 2015 en nuestra casa de formación, Holy Name College, en Silver Spring, MD. Para hombres solteros entre los 21 y los 45 años.

Informes e inscripciones con nuestro director de vocaciones, Padre Gonzalo Torres, OFM, Tel: 973-835-0374 ext 702

Are you considering a call to the Franciscan life? Come and See our way of life. We are disciples of Jesus Christ according to the example of Saint Francis of Assisi. There will be a vocational discernment retreat in Spanish at our house of formation, Holy Name College, in Silver Spring, MD, from August 28 to 30, 2015.

For more information and to register, contact vocation director Fr. Gonzalo Torres, OFM, at or 973-835-0374 ext 702.

October 2, 2015 to October 4, 2015

Come and See/Discernment Weekend in New York City

Join other men interested in the friars for a weekend retreat at St. Francis of Assisi Church in New York City. Visitors will share meals and conversations, pray, and celebrate the Eucharist with the friars to get an “immersion style” taste of Franciscan life. Participants will also learn about the ministries of our friars and our lay brothers and sisters.

Dr. Francis Greene of St. Francis College in Brooklyn, N.Y., will also be joining the weekend as a special guest speaker.

For more information or to register, visit