Events celebrating the Feast of St. Francis

Events, Saint Francis

The Feast of St. Francis is October 4 Celebrate our founder by joining with the friars in these activities and events around the province. Solemn Novena in Honor of St. Francis of Assisi We invite you to pray…

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Thankful for family ties

Prayer, Senior Friars

The oldest and the youngest, Fr. John with great-grand niece Hannah I read yesterday in the USA Today section of The Cincinnati Enquirer that 1 in 3 Americans have cut ties with family as a result of their intolerance…

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Fr. John Quigley on Mary and Francis

Jesus, Saint Francis

Fr. John Quigley, a Franciscan friar and priest from our Province is an accomplished public speaker, a talented artist, preacher and human rights activist. He leads retreats and pilgrimages to Assisi and Rome. And as if that was not enough,…

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Prayers answered through intercession of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Icon of St. Clare of Assisi in the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare in Cincinnati The St. Clare Novena was very well received. Over 3,000 people signed up and received the daily emails with the prayers for that day…

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Book proceeds help Get Kids to School program

Events, Missions

Barb Coyle, a lifelong friend, volunteer and loyal supporter of Fr. Jim Bok and his ministries in Jamaica has written her second children’s book. Fr. Jim Bok with Barb and children from Get Kids to School A…

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Solemn Novena to St. Francis of Assisi

Prayer, Saint Francis

“Desire above all things to have the Spirit of the Lord and its holy activity, and pray always with a pure heart,” St. Francis of Assisi (The Later Rule, Chapter X:8) In honor of St.…

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Karen receives answer to prayers to our Lord and St. Anthony.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Yes, you may use my email and story as you wish. I am happy to share this with others as a testimony that we are heard, we are loved and we are held in our Father’s almighty hands at…

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Fr. Richard on local TV

Saint Francis, Vocations

Fr. Richard on local 12 TV talks about the importance of social media with anchor Rob Braun. Religious Orders using social media to attract new candidates. Religious vocations throughout the United States have been increasing in the last few…

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Our future friars need your support


Provincial Minister Mark Soehner with Br. John “YOU ARE A PRIEST FOREVER ACCORDING TO THE ORDER OF MELCHIZEDEK.” –Hebrews 7:17 Men on the road to priesthood or brotherhood embrace the unknown as they enter Franciscan formation. They leave the…

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Happy Feast of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thanks for praying the Novena to St. Clare with us. We have provided additional resources about St. Clare we thought you might enjoy. Happy Feast of St. Clare! The Blessing of St. Clare May Almighty God bless…

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