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Reception of Novices 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


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

Gervase Cain


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

Blessed Christmas


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


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


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


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,

Come See Weekends Spring 2018


Come & See Weekends

Robert Bourque Obituary


Robert A. Bourque of Gardner, MA, Fitchburg native, 84. Robert A. Bourque, 84, of Gardner, MA, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2017, at his home.

Postulant Class 2017 Feature


Postulant Class 2007 Saint Bonaventure Friary - Loretto, PA 2017-08-19 On August 19, 2017, five men arrived at Saint Bonaventure Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania to begin their Franciscan Journey. From Left to Right: Barry Blair, Thomas Costello, Ryan Hille, Will Shee and Kevin Smith.

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