Friday, May 24, 2024
Jonkoping

Conventual Franciscan Presences around the World (VI)

Mission in Sweden  Mother Province: Province of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in Poland (Gdańsk)  The Franciscans (then called gråbröder or gray brothers) arrived in Sweden as...
Sicilia

Vatican Penitentiaries Make Cultural Visit to Sicily

On May 13-17, 2024, the friars of the Vatican Penitentiary visited Sicily to learn more about its rich heritage of art and monuments accumulated...
Kenya

Kenya: Diaconal Ordination

On Saturday, May 18, 2024, while awaiting the coming of the Holy Spirit , the Province of St. Francis of Assisi in Kenya joyfully...
Polonia-Cracovia

Poland-Cracow: Ordinary Provincial Chapter – Part II

On May 13-17, 2024, the Province of St. Anthony and Bl. James of Strepar in Poland (Cracow) conducted the second part of its Ordinary...
Fra Remo

Friar Remo Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination

Seventy years ago, on May 16, 1954, Friar Remo PIANIGIANI was ordained to the priesthood. On Thursday, May 16, 2024, Friar Remo, now aged...

The Philippines: St. Joseph Friary Powered by Solar Energy

In response to the cry of the earth proclaimed and popularized by Pope Francis in his encyclical, Laudato Si’, the Custody of the Immaculate...
India

India: Simple and Solemn Professions

On Tuesday, May 14, 2024, a number of friars from the Province of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in India professed their simple or solemn...
Banz, Germania

Continuing Formation in Germany

In small Provinces it is increasingly difficult to offer the friars a good formation program. Some friars can no longer participate due to age....
[SGAM] [SGF]

SGAM and SGF: Visits to Formation Houses

In April and May of 2024, Friar Dariusz MAZUREK, the Secretary General for the General Secretariat for Mission Animation (SGAM) and Friar Piotr STANISŁAWCZYK,...
Polonia-Danzica

Poland-Gdańsk: 11th Ordinary Provincial Chapter – Part II

On May 6-10, 2024, the Province of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in Poland (Gdańsk) conducted the second part of its eleventh Ordinary Chapter. The...