Solemn Profession

Brother Joseph Marie Krilich, T.O.R. made his Solemn Profession of Vows as a Third Order Regular Franciscan.

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Daily - Sunday Mass

Join the Friars at Sacred Heart Friary on the campus of Saint Francis University for Daily and Sunday Mass.

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TOR Ordination

Five Friars of the Third Order Regular Franciscans ordained to the priesthood on July 11, 2020.

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  • TOR 2020 Jubilarians

    TOR 2020 Jubilarians

    Third Order Regular Franciscan Friars celebrate anniversaries of Religious Profession and Ordination to the Priesthood.

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  • Statement on Racism

    Statement on Racism

    Statement by Franciscans, Third Order Regular 
    Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

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  • Allegation Against Franciscan Priest Not Credible

    Allegation Against Franciscan Priest Not Credible

    Independent Review Board Finds Allegation Against Franciscan Priest Not Credible 

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  • Basilica of Saints Cosmas and Damain

    Basilica of Saints Cosmas and Damain

    The Basilica of Sts. Cosmas and Damian in Rome is where the Generalate of the Third Order Regular is Located.  View news and stories from the Third Order Regular.

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  • Father David Dodd, TOR

    Father David Dodd, TOR

    Father David Dodd, TOR was ordained to the priesthood, April 27, 2019 by Bishop Mark Bartchak.

    David Dodd Ordination

  • Father Richard Eldredge, T.O.R.

    Father Richard Eldredge, T.O.R.

    Father Richard Eldredge a Franciscan Friar of the Third Order Regular, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, passed away on December 28, 2019 at the age of 78.

    Richard Eldredge

  • Fr Dave Pivonka Inauguration

    Fr Dave Pivonka Inauguration

    Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR will be inaugurated on October 4, 2019 as the seventh president of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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  • Reception into the Novitiate

    Reception into the Novitiate

    Brother Matthew was received into the TOR Novitiate on September 8, 2019.

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The form of life of the Brothers and Sisters of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis is this ...

to observe the Holy Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ, living in poverty, chastity and obedience.