Fun and Fraternity


Friars Richard Goodin, Dominic Lococo, Pat McCloskey, Bill Farris, Tim Lamb, Carl Langenderfer, Tom Gerchak, and Tom Speier Temps dip, but spirits soar at Reds Parade On parade day, it’s supposed to be springtime. Tell that to hundreds of…

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Reds Opening Day Parade is April 2

Events, Saint Francis

 Reds Opening Day Parade w Friars from Franciscan Media on Vimeo. The video above highlights the friars in the 2017 Opening Day Parade. Friars are once again…

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Pay a devotional visit to the St. Anthony Shrine

Events, Jesus, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony, Saint Francis

If you have not been able to visit the St. Anthony Shrine in person yet, why not plan a road trip with family or friends in 2018? Check out our video and see why so many others find solace…

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Kids share the fun at Friars Club

Events, Missions, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Senior Friars

March Madness! ~ Do you have any idea what it is like to spend a Saturday with between 650 and 800 kids? Let’s do the math: 10 kids on a team, 20 kids on a court and 80…

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The New St. Anthony Center

Events, Missions, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony

New Franciscan collaboration ~ Working with St. Francis Seraph Ministries, The Franciscans are spearheading a very unique partnership with local non-profit organizations.  The new St. Anthony Center (SAC) will become a “hub of services” all in one place…

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Advent & Christmas with the Franciscans

Advent and Christmas, Events, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Senior Friars

One of the many nativities from around the world at ‘A Franciscan Christmas’ at the Christian Moerlein Event Center “May the coming Advent Season be a time of joyful anticipation & hope. –SJB Provincial…

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Lessons & Carols at St. Anthony Shrine

Advent and Christmas, Events, Newsletter, Saint Anthony, Senior Friars

The St. Anthony Shrine choir We need a Savior to be born into our world and into our hearts. ~ Guardian Br. Norbert Join Shrine Guardian Br. Norbert Bertram, OFM, and the Franciscans at the National…

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Pet blessings for the Feast of St. Francis

Events, Newsletter, Pet Blessing, Prayer, Saint Francis

Fr. David Moczulski, OFM, blesses stuffed animals at Sisters of Charity chapel. Love pours forth ~ “They’re real for the kids,” Fr. David Moczulski says of the dozens of stuffed animals he blessed this week at…

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$10,000 Jasper Challenge Matching Gift

Events, Missions, Prayer, Saint Francis, Senior Friars

Will You Remember Our Retired Friars? ~ Do not cast me aside in my old age; as my strength fails, do not forsake me –Psalms 71:9 Nurse Michelle taking Br. Josef’s, 77, blood pressure during one of her…

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You are invited to an evening with Robert Ellsberg

Events, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony, Saint Clare, Saint Francis

Robert Ellsberg Bestselling author Robert Ellsberg to speak at St. Anthony Shrine ~ Please join the Franciscan friars on Wednesday, July 19 at 7:00 PM, as Franciscan Media hosts an evening with Robert Ellsberg at the St. Anthony…

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