Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Parma

First Christmas at the Church of San Francesco in Parma

After two centuries, we have finally returned to celebrate Christmas at San Francesco del Prato, an ancient church of our Order in Parma, Italy....

Orient and the Holy Land: Canonical Visitation

In November and December of 2021, the friars of the Provincial Custody of the Orient and the Holy Land hosted the three “magi,” namely...
Romania-Roma

Rome: Meeting of Romanian Friars

From November 30 to December 2, 2021, the International Seraphicum College in Rome hosted a meeting for Romanian friars who do pastoral work in...

Romania: Ongoing Formation Meetings

On November 23 and 25, 2021, the Province of St. Joseph, Spouse of the B.V.M. in Romania conducted its annual ongoing formation meeting for...

Rome: Formation Course for FIMP Guardians

On November 22-24, 2021, a formation course for the Guardians of Italy and Malta took place at the St. Bonaventure International College (Seraphicum) in...

Istanbul: Anniversary of the Sent Antuan Basilica

On November 16, 1913, the Most Reverend Vincenzo SARDI, Vicar Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey consecrated a church dedicated to St. Anthony of Padua in...

Castrovillari: Custodial Formation Meeting

On November 9-10, 2021, the Provincial Custody of St. Daniel and Companion Martyrs in Italy (Calabria) conducted a formation meeting on “Fraternity Today, Why...
Ignatius MATERNOWSKI

Conventual Franciscan Friar with a Parachute

On Friday, November 12, 2021, a new stained glass window honoring †Father Ignatius MATERNOWSKI, OFM Conv. (1912-1944) was blessed in the small church in...
Assisi

Assisi: A New, Youthful Gaze

Due to the pandemic in 2020, last year’s Youth toward Assisi event for young Italians could not take place in the traditional way. Instead,...

Assisi: Visit from the Minister General with His Definitory

Early in the morning of November 3, 2021, accompanied by “Sister Rain,” the members of the General Definitory traveled to Assisi to join the...