Eastern Canadian Province elects new leadership

Eastern Canadian Province elects new leadership

QUEBEC, CANADA – During their Provincial Chapter taking place this week, the Province of St. Joseph in Eastern Canada elected the following friars to serve the fraternity in leadership:    MINISTER PROVINCIAL: Pierre Charland, OFM. Pierre previously served as...
US Franciscans speak out against Muslim ban

US Franciscans speak out against Muslim ban

By Maria Hayes The Franciscan Friars of the United States have joined a coalition of individuals and organizations of diverse religions in filing an amicus brief challenging the federal administration’s March 6 executive order on immigration, arguing that it...
Discussing New Forms of Franciscan Life

Discussing New Forms of Franciscan Life

THIS ORIGINALLY APPEARED  AT USFRANCISCANS.ORG By Jim McIntosh, OFM ​CHICAGO – A group of solemnly professed friars, ranging in age from their early 30s to mid-80s, met here recently to discuss the General Secretariat for Missions and Evangelization’s...

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