TOR Jubilarians

TOR Friars celebrate the 50th and 25th anniversaries of Religious Profession and Priesthood Ordination at the annual Gathering of the TOR Franciscan Community in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

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Franciscan Friars Ordained

Third Order Regular Franciscan Friars of Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus were ordained on June 10, 2017.

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Solemn Profession 2017

Friar from the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus professes Solemn (Final) Vows.

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  • Fr. Gervase Cain

    Information concerning allegations against Father Gervase Cain, TOR.  The Franciscan Friars TOR invites anyone with knowledge of any inappropriate conduct by Fr. Gervase Cain or any other Friar to contact law enforcement authorities and also Father Richard Davis, Minister Provincial at 814-419-8890.

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  • Food for the Poor

    Food for the Poor

    Recently, two TOR Friars had the privilege of partaking in one of Food for the Poor’s annual missions: a trip to Haiti for the purpose of allowing for direct contact with those who have already been helped by Food for the Poor, and those still in great need of many of life’s essentials (shelter, food, clean water, etc.).

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  • Father Robert Sisk, TOR - 1933 - 2017

    Father Robert Sisk, TOR - 1933 - 2017

    Father Robert Sisk, TOR a friar of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus passed away on the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Friday, June 23, 2017.  

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  • 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

    100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

     

    Join the Franciscan Friars, T.O.R. in a day of prayer and reverence at Mount Assisi, as we honor the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s appearances at Fátima.

     

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  • Reception of Novices

    Reception of Novices

    On Friday evening, May 26, 2017 two men were received into the Novitiate of the Third Order Regular Franciscans, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.  The reception ceremony took place during Evening Prayer. 

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  • Fr Michael Scanlan, TOR - 1931 - 2017

    Fr Michael Scanlan, TOR - 1931 - 2017

    Food for the Poor presented Franciscan University of Steubenville President Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, with a commemorative plaque honoring Father Scanlan’s memory and with a gift to a family in Haiti. 

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  • Brother Daniel Klimek Offers Course

    Brother Daniel Klimek Offers Course

    Franciscan friar, writer, and scholar to offer a course at the School of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University over the summer of 2017

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  • Franciscan School of Theology

    Franciscan School of Theology

    Father Michael J. Higgins, TOR will be Inaugurated as the eighth President of the Franciscan School of Theology on Saturday, November 19, 2016.  The ceremony will take place at Old Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside, CA.

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Let the sisters and brothers always be mindful that they should desire one thing alone, namely ...

the Spirit of God at work within them.