Solemn Profession of Vows

Brother Marius Strom and Brother David Dodd made their Solemn Profession of vows on July 20, 2018 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel on the campus of Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania.

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1st Profession of Vows

Three Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis make there first profession of vows.

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Father David Dodd,TOR

Father David Dodd,TOR was ordained to the priesthood on April 27, 2019.

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  • Brother Stephen Liebal

    Brother Stephen Liebal

    Brother Stephen Liebal, T.O.R., 90, of the Franciscan Friars, Third Order Regular, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died May 2, 2019 at St. Francis Friary—Mt. Assisi, Loretto, Pennsylvania, after an illness. 

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  • Father Augustine Belinda, TOR - 1928-2019

    Father Augustine Belinda, TOR - 1928-2019

    Father Augustine Belinda, TOR died on April 26, 2019 at Saint Francis Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania at the age of 91.  He was a Professed Franciscan Friar for 60 years.

     

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  • Provincial Installation

    Provincial Installation

    On January 20, 2019, during Sunday Evening Prayer, the Most Rev. Nicholas Polichnowski, T.O.R., Minister General of the Franciscans, Third Order Regular, confirmed the appointment and installed the Very Rev. Malachi Van Tassel as Minister Provincial of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, and Rev. Christopher Dobson, T.O.R. as Vicar Provincial.

    Provincial Address

  • Brother Larry Hilferty, TOR

    Brother Larry Hilferty, TOR

    Brother Larry Hilferty a Franciscan Friar of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis died unexpectedly on October 11, 2018 at Saint Francis Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania.  Please remember our brother in your prayers. 

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Let the sisters and brothers be gentle, peaceful and unassuming, mild and humble ...

speaking respectfully to all in accord with their vocation.