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Ghana: Priestly and Diaconal Ordinations

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, God blessed the Custody of St. Anthony of Padua in Ghana with the ordination of three friar-priests and one...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: Twenty Years of Conventual Franciscan Presence

One of the youngest presences of our Order is found in the African nation of Burkina Faso. The friars have been there since September...

Zambia: 6th Ordinary Provincial Chapter – Part I

On August 24-28, 2020, the first part of the 6th Ordinary Provincial Chapter of the Province of the Franciscan Protomartyrs in Zambia was held...

Zambia: Diaconal Ordination

On Saturday, August 29, 2020, eighteen young men were ordained to the diaconate by the Most Reverend Valentine KALUMBA, O.M.I., Bishop of Livingstone, Zambia....

Uganda: Franciscan Health Center During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are slowly approaching the first anniversary of the official opening of the Wanda Health Center Hospital at our Conventual Franciscan mission in Matugga,...

Kenya: Solemn Profession

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, the Solemnity of the Assumption of our Mother Mary, nine friars made their solemn profession at the St. Catherine...

Zambia: Simple Profession and Beginning of the Novitiate

On Sunday, August 2, 2020, six novices of the Province of the Franciscan Protomartyrs in Zambia made their temporary profession of vows. The ceremony...

Uganda: Ecological Farm in Kakooge

An ecological (organic) farm has been created at the missionary vocational school known as the St. John Paul II Technical Institute in Kakooge, Uganda....

Ghana: First Profession of Vows and 50th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination

On Saturday, July 25, 2020, the Provincial Custody of St. Anthony of Padua in Ghana celebrated the first profession of temporary vows of twelve...

Tanzania: Priestly Ordination

The Provincial Custody of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in Tanzania has added a newly ordained priest among its members: Friar Amadeus Cypriano MARO. Friar Amadeus...