Father Tom welcomes the SJS students, faculty, staff, and the parish staff to the blessing of the land and Greenhouse.
Father Cletus Watson, TOR passed away on January 28, 2017 after a brief illness. Please keep our Brother in your prayers.
California rang out over a festive crowd gathered for the Installation of the eighth President of the Franciscan School of Theology, Fr. Michael J. Higgins, TOR.
Sean Sheridan, TOR, speaks on "Academic Freedom in Catholic Higher
Education" at the Crisis in Catholic Higher Education & the Next
Generation Conference co-sponsored by the Institute of Catholic Culture and The
Cardinal Newman Society.
Franciscan friar, writer, and scholar to offer a course at the School of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University over the summer of 2017
Father Michael died on January 7, 2017, after an extended illness. Father Michael became president of the College of Steubenville in 1974. Over the next 26 years, he transformed the College into Franciscan University of Steubenville and gained for it a worldwide reputation for both excellence in academics and its passionate Catholic faith environment.
On Saturday, November 5, 2016 two friars of the Third Order Regular Franciscans, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus were ordained to the Deaconate. The Ordination ceremony took place at Saint Francis Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania. Most Rev. Mark Bartchak, Bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown was the ordaining bishop.
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.
On September 18, 2016 the postulants of the Third Order Regular Franciscans, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus received the TAU cross as they begin their postulant year.
The friars of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus come to Loretto, Pennsylvania for their annual Province Gathering.
Discerning a vocation with the Franciscan Friars, T.O.R. is a journey marked by prayer, sacrifice, and openness to the Holy Spirit. In this video, Br. Vince, TOR discusses what it means to pursue the will of God, and how the challenges and joys of religious life have ultimately led him to the peace the world cannot give.