Saint Joseph Parish

Father Tom welcomes the SJS students, faculty, staff, and the parish staff to the blessing of the land and Greenhouse.

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Fr. Cletus Watson, TOR

Father Cletus Watson, TOR passed away on January 28, 2017 after a brief illness. Please keep our Brother in your prayers.

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NEW PRESIDENT

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.

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  • Father Sean Sheridan, TOR

    Father Sean Sheridan, TOR

    Fr. 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.

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  • Brother Daniel Klimek Offers Course

    Brother Daniel Klimek Offers Course

    Franciscan friar, writer, and scholar to offer a course at the School of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University over the summer of 2017

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  • Fr Michael Scanlan, TOR - 1931 - 2017

    Fr Michael Scanlan, TOR - 1931 - 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.

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  • Deaconate Ordination 2016

    Deaconate Ordination 2016

    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.

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  • Franciscan School of Theology

    Franciscan School of Theology

    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.

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  • Postulants Receive the TAU Cross

    Postulants Receive the TAU Cross

    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.

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  • Summer Gathering 2016

    Summer Gathering 2016

    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.

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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.