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Venerable Friar Léon VEUTHEY

On March 17, 2021, the Holy Father Pope Francis had an audience with His Eminence, Marcello Cardinal SEMERARO, Prefect of the Congregation for the...

Venerable Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC, Priest (1889-1921)

Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC (first named Józef) was from a very poor peasant family. He was born on October 7, 1889, to Jan and Agnieszka...

Venerable Friar Domenico LO VERME, OFM Conv., Religious (1641-1713)

Friar Domenico LO VERME was a religious brother of the Friars Minor Conventual. He was born in Canicattì, (Sicily) Italy, on October 29, 1641...

Venerable Friar Quirico PIGNALBERI, Priest (1891-1982)

Quirico PIGNALBERI was born in Serrone, Italy, on July 11, 1891. He was the last of five children of Egidio and Caterina PROIETTI. One...

Venerable Friar Melchior FORDON, Priest (1862-1927)

On December 21, 2018, the Holy Father Pope Francis, having consulted with His Eminence Giovanni Angelo Cardinal BECCIU, the Prefect of the Congregation for...

Venerable Friar Luigi (Filippo) LO VERDE Professed Clerical Student (1910-1932)

Friar Luigi was born on December 20, 1910, in Tebourba, Tunisia. His parents had emigrated there from Palermo, Sicily, to look for work. His...

Servant of God Friar Giovanni SOGGIU, Martyr (1883-1930)

Giovanni SOGGIU was born on April 1, 1883, in Norbello, Italy. He was the son of Antonio SOGGIU, an elementary school teacher, and Caterina...

Belarus: Adoration Chapel Blessed

On June 13, 2020, the feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the adoration chapel in the Church of Our Lady of the Angels in...

Servant of God Friar Placido CORTESE, Priest (1907-1944)

Nicolò Matteo CORTESE was born on March 7, 1907, in Cres - Croatia, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He attended primary school...

Servant of God Friar Léon VEUTHEY, Priest (1896-1974)

The Servant of God, Friar Léon VEUTHEY OFMConv, was born on March 3, 1896, in Dorénaz, a small mountain village in French-speaking Switzerland. His...
Roma-Seraphicum

Rome-Seraphicum: Diaconal Ordination, Renewal of Vows and Farewell

On June 14, 2024, four friars were ordained to the diaconate by His Eminence Cardinal François-Xavier BUSTILLO, OFM Conv., Bishop of Ajaccio, France. The...
Kenya

Kenya: Meeting of AFCOF Formators

On June 10-14, 2024, almost all of the formation directors from the formation houses of the African Federation of Conventual Franciscans (AFCOF), met together...
Vienna

Vienna: Visit of the OFS Minister General

The Minister General of the Secular Franciscan Order (OFS), Tibor KAUSER, brought great joy to the friary in Vienna with his visit on June...
Michael T. MARTIN

Atlanta Archbishop Ordains Fellow Conventual Franciscan Friar Michael T. MARTIN as Bishop of Charlotte

Courtesy of Catholic Review, Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina.  May 29, 2024, HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina — Sunlight streamed into St. Mark’s Church Wednesday...
Polonia

Poland: Kolbe Project – June 2024

On June 1-13, 2024, a new edition of the Kolbe Project designed for English-speaking friars took place. Six friars from the African Federation of Conventual...