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Croatia: Ongoing Formation Week in the Province

On September 12-16, 2021, fifteen friars from the Province of St. Jerome in Croatia met at the St. Francis of Assisi Friary in Cres...

Sicily: Ordinary Provincial Chapter – Second Part

On September 13-17, 2021, the Province of St. Agatha and St. Lucy in Italy (Sicily) conducted the second part of its Ordinary Provincial Chapter....

Sicily: Priestly Ordination

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., Friar Rosario TERRANOVA, of the Province of St. Agatha and St. Lucy in Italy (Sicily), was...

“A Life for a Life”: A song about the Martyrdom of St. Maximilian M....

The year 2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the death of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe. The Patron Saint of Our Difficult Century was killed...

Ponferrada: Jubilee of Santiago de Compostela

The summertime Conventual Franciscan presence in Ponferrada, Spain, has been celebrating the 2021 Compostela Holy Year. The Conventual Franciscans began their humble, ecclesial presence in...

Austria: “Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy” for Friar Thomas MANALIL

For many decades, the friars of our Order have been responsible for the “Italian Catholic Mission,” in Vienna. For a long time, the mission...
Romania

Romania: Solemn Profession

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, five friars of the Province of St. Joseph, Spouse of the B.V.M. in Romania made their solemn profession. The ceremony...

Germany: Solemn Profession

In Germany, the celebration of a solemn profession has become a rare event. Therefore, when it does happen, it is all the more cause...
Ucraina

The Ukraine: A New Marian Shrine in the Custody

On September 8, 2022, the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Most Reverend Leon Maksymilian DUBRAWSKI, OFM, Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi,...
Fr. Antonio Ramina

Padua: New Rector of the Pontifical Basilica of St. Anthony

On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Minister General, Friar Carlos TROVARELLI, announced that Pope...