Serving the poor

A special message from Fr. John

Serving the poor

Br. Bill Spond, OFM, serves a client at the St. Anthony Center Can we count on your support? Dear Friends, Thank you for your faithful and continued support of our work. We are truly blessed to have individuals…

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Friars doing God's work in Jamaica

Missions, Serving the poor

Lots of smiles in Jamaica Right before Thanksgiving this year, I visited Fr. Jim Bok, OFM, Fr. Colin King, OFM, and Br. Steve Dupuis, OFM, in Jamaica. It was November and still in the 90s and as humid as…

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Food for the body, food for the soul

Saint Anthony, Serving the poor

Sr. Ann Marie Quinn, OSF, and Br. David Crank, OFM, at the St. Anthony Center in Cincinnati. Br. David Crank’s goal is “to project the loving presence of Francis and God.” That’s his job, the work for which…

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Sarah Center is the 2019 Recipient of National Women's History Month Festival

Events, Serving the poor

The Sarah Center, a program of St. Francis Seraph Ministries, is the 2019 Recipient of all proceeds from the National Women’s History Month Festival II held in Cincinnati, March 1 – 31. The…

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Meet Michael Charron: Franciscan Brother and Law Student

Serving the poor

Franciscans friars have the opportunity to serve in many ways—through traditional priestly parish roles, or by mixing their vocations with their professions in different settings. Appalachian School of Law Br. Michael Charron, a Franciscan friar at the…

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Medical Clinic Initiative in Jamaica!

Missions, Saint Anthony, Serving the poor

Fr. Colin King with the parishioners of St. Mary’s Church in Revival, Jamaica For years the Franciscans have worked to combat hunger, get kids to school, and bring the Gospel to people in Jamaica.  The busy St. Anthony…

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A glimpse of life in poverty

Missions, Serving the poor

They learned what it was like to live in poverty, says Fr. Clifford Hennings (top row center) Changing our perception of others Lent is a wonderful time to get our house in order, to ask more of ourselves,…

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