• On August 21, 2016 three men entered the Postulant program of the Third Order Regular Franciscans, Province of the Most Sacred Heat of Jesus.  The Postulant year takes place at Saint Bonaventure Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania under the direction of Brother Gabriel Mary Amato, T.O.R.   The Postulancy is a nine month discernment period for men interested in the TOR religious life which prepares them to enter into the Novitiate when Religious Life formally begins.

    Postulants 2016

    Pictured from left to right: Michael Ingram, Tyson Murphy and Kolbe Spencer


  • Members of the Franciscan Communities in Loretto gathered to greet the new postulants.  The new postulants with their parents where welcomed by the community with Evening Prayer followed by an evening cook out.

    Postulant Greeting