The friars of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, held their annual gathering in Loretto, Pennsylvania from July 10-15, 2016. During the week they celebrated the Anniversaries of Religious Profession and Ordination as well the Solemn Profession of Vows of three of the friars. At the beginning of the week, the leaders of the Province gathered for a Leadership Seminar facilitated by Fr. John Pavlik, OFM, Cap.,Executive
Director of the U.S. Conference of Major Superiors of Men and Martha Novelly, Associate for Education Programs & Special Projects for the U.S. Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM).