Franciscan Formation
The men in our formation program come from all walks of life. To hear them talk about their lives as friars – and what drew them to the Franciscans – please click on the links below.

Richard Goodin, OFM
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Thomas Murphy
Age 22
Los Alamos, NM
John Boissy
Age 22
Cincinnati, OH
Carlo Shivel
Age 19
London, KY
Jonathon Douglas
Age 19
Cleveland, OH
3rd Year Temporary Vows
Eric Seguin
Age 43
Ottawa, Ontario

Adam Farkas
Age 24
Richmond, MI

Solemnly Professed in Priestly Formation
Michael Charron, OFM
Age 39
Cincinnati, OH

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Roger Lopez, OFM
Age 35
Pensacola, FL

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Clifford Hennings, OFM
Age 29
Richmond, TX

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Colin King
Age 34
Columbus, OH



Newly Ordained
Richard Goodin, OFM
Age 31
Lebanon, KY

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