Saint Francis

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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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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How do you become a friar?

Jesus, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Vocations

Is God calling you? ~ Fr. Richard Goodin, Director of Vocations, is here to help you with the process of becoming a friar. In a new series of videos Fr. Richard maps out the process. The first…

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Lent with the Franciscans

Jesus, Lent and Easter, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis

Lent Preparations with Roger Lopez, OFM from Franciscan Media on Vimeo. Franciscan Media and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land have online resources for your best Lent ever. ~ Franciscan Media, our publishing ministry,…

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Survey results

Missions, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony, Saint Francis, Senior Friars, Support the Friars, Vocations

Fr. John Bok with a parishioner Thank you! ~ We wish to thank everyone who participated in our recent online survey. We received some 600 completed surveys and are grateful for the opinions, insights and ideas shared by…

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A tiny gesture of hope in Detroit

Jesus, Missions, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis

Friars Alex Kratz, Maynard Tetreault, and Louie Zant at St. Moses the Black friary in Detroit Friars are welcomed by a neighborhood that needs them ~ There are four signs on the building announcing the presence of friars.…

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Christmas at St Anthony's Kitchen

Advent and Christmas, Jesus, Missions, Newsletter, Saint Anthony, Saint Francis

Santa didn’t disappoint the children at St. Anthony’s Kitchen. While family and friends were back home freezing in Cincinnati, I was roasting my earlobes off on the hot and sunny Friday before Christmas. Kids and grown-ups were gathering to…

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Br. Mike Dubec expecting angels

Advent and Christmas, Jesus, Prayer, Saint Francis

A memory of Christmas Past ~ Obie and Mae Parker!  They gave me a great opportunity to demonstrate Christmas hospitality at an age in my young life when I had little notion of such a thing.  What was under…

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