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Welcome to the Franciscan Vocation Ministry of Holy Name Province! Are you being called to our way of life? Have you ever considered becoming a Franciscan friar? I hope that the information provided on these pages will invite you to consider a rewarding, fulfilling life of dedicated service to God's people. Bring along your gifts, talents, and life experiences, and join a movement that for 800 years has been rebuilding and renewing the Church. I look forward to hearing from you, answering questions, and assisting you in discerning your call.

– Fr. Brian Smail, OFM, Vocation Director

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"Do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you!

Do not be afraid to dream of great things!"

Pope Francis

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The first step in exploring a vocation with the Franciscans is to contact our Vocation Office.

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Please join us for vocation events and joyous celebrations of our friar life.

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An e-newsletter for men discerning a call to friar life.

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Meet Our Student Friars
Meet Our Student Friars

Brief biographies, blogs and videos of men in Holy Name's postulant, novitiate and post-novitiate programs.

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