CHICAGO–The Franciscan friars in temporary profession renewed their vows Thursday, April 12, during the evening Mass at St. Joseph Friary here. They are members of the interprovincial temporary professed program sponsored by four of the US provinces. The provincial vicar of the St. John the Baptist Province, Friar Bill Farris OFM, received their vows.
The friars who renewed their vows are shown with Bill. In the first row (left to right) they are: Friars Jay Woods OFM; Adolfo Navarro Blanco OFM; Bill; and John Boissy OFM. Second row: Friars Roberto Serrano OFM; Steve Kuehn OFM; and Angel Vazquez OFM. Top row: Friars Javier del Angel de los Santos OFM; Jim Bernard OFM; Aaron Richardson OFM; and Josh Critchley OFM.