Vocations

Br. Casey Cole visits Cincinnati

Vocations

Called Mission Tour Br. Casey Cole, OFM, is on a 9,000-mile road trip. At mile marker 6641, he arrived in Cincinnati to visit Franciscan Media, The St. Anthony Center, St. Francis Seraph Ministries, and St.…

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NBC Left Field features our Fr. Richard Goodin

Vocations

Fr. Richard Goodin, OFM Fr. Richard Goodin, Director of Vocations, is one of two young religious featured in “More Young Christians Heed Call to Become Priests And Nuns”, a video produced by NBC Left Field. According to Reporter…

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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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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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Friars share their journey

Jesus, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Vocations

Friars tell why they chose to follow St. Francis in a series of videos. “I felt a sense of being home,” Fr. Colin King says of his decision to join the Order of Friars Minor.

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Br. Michael Charron defending families

Missions, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Vocations

Br. Michael Charron, OFM, outside the courthouse Friar student is getting grounded in real-life law ~ In the real world of lawyering, you put on a suit, go to court and try to resolve conflicts. That’s exactly what…

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New Vocations team

Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Vocations

Vocations Director Fr. Page Polk and Associate Director Fr. Richard Goodin The two new faces in the Vocation office are Fr. Page Polk, OFM, Director of Vocations (left) and Fr. Richard Goodin, OFM, Assoc. Director of Vocations (right).  The…

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Fr. Colin King, a blessing to God's people

Jesus, Missions, Newsletter, Prayer, Vocations

Fr. Colin with Avaree, the newest altar server at St. Mary’s After eight years of formation and study, newly ordained Fr. Colin King, OFM was eager to begin his first assignment as a priest and missionary in Negril, Jamaica…

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New Leadership Team

News, Saint Francis, Vocations

On May 31st, elections were held at the Provincial Chapter meeting at St. Meinrad Abbey in Indiana. Our newly elected leadership team (from left) Councilors Br. Vince Delorenzo, OFM, and Br. John Barker, OFM; Minister Provincial Mark Soehner, OFM,…

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Lent with Br. Casey Cole, OFM

Lent and Easter, Prayer, Saint Francis, Vocations

Br. Casey’s latest video, “Confidence” ~ Lent is upon us, a time of prayer, reflection, and unity with God. But sometimes we miss important aspects of this holy season while we are in the midst of it.

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