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Ordination Liturgy 2018

10/29/2018

Ordination 2018 2018-10-27 On October 27, 2018, two Franciscan Friars were ordained to the Diaconate and Priesthood for the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, by Bishop Mark Bartchak, Bishop of the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. L/R: Very Rev. Richard L. Davis, T.O.

Pat George

6/30/2018

Father Patrick George, TOR 1929 - 2018 2018-06-30 Fr. Patrick George, a member of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis, died early this morning, June 30th at St Francis Friary-Mt. Assisi following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements and obituary are pending. Fr.

Jim Boyle

5/30/2018

Bro. James Boyle, TOR 1946 - 2018 2018-05-30 Brother James Boyle a member of the Sacred Heart Province of the Franciscans, Third Order Regular did on May 20, 2018 at the age of 71.   Brother James Boyle a member of the Sacred Heart Province of the Franciscans, Third Orde

Reception of Novices 2018

5/28/2018

Reception of Novices Saint Francis Friary - Loretto, Pennsylvania 2018-05-25 Five men were received into the Novitiate of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis on May 25, 2018.  

1st Profession 2018

5/27/2018

First Profession of Vows Saint Francis Friary 2018-05-26  

Gervase Cain

5/12/2018

Death announcement, Fr. Gervase Cain, T.O.R.

Blessed Christmas

12/19/2017

Christmas at Greccio 1 Celano, 84 ff 2017-12-18 His highest aim, foremost desire, and greatest intention was to pay heed to the holy Gospel in all things and through all things, to follow the teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ and to retrace His footsteps completely with all vigilanc

Fr Alex Bombera

11/16/2017

Obituary Father Alex Bombera, T.O.R. 2017-11-16 Father Alex Bombera passed away on Thursday morning, November 16, 2017 at Saint Francis Friary, Loretto, PA at the age of 98. Father Alex made his first profession of Vows as a Franciscan Friar of the Third Order Regular on

Fr. M Gerald Gordon

11/11/2017

Fr. M. Gerald Gordon, T.O.R. 2017-11-10 Funeral Arrangements and Obituary will be posted for Father Gerald will they become available.  Please keep Father Gerald in your prayers.  May he rest in peace.

Tau Ceremony 2017

9/18/2017

Tau Ceremony TOR Postulants 2017-09-18 On September 17, 2017, five new TOR Postulants received the Tau cross to mark the beginning of their Postulant year with the Franciscan community. From left to Right: Very Rev. Richard Davis, TOR, Minister Provincial, Will Shee, Tom Costello,

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