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
On the Vows
Nickolas Thorvaldsen
Age 23

Zachary Bischler
Age 21

1st Year Temporary Vows
William Estrellanes
Age 30
Iloilo City, Iloilo,

2nd Year Temporary Vows
Eric Seguin
Age 43
Ottawa, Ontario

Adam Farkas
Age 24
Richmond, Mich.

3rd Year Temporary Vows
Colin King
Age 34
Columbus, Ohio

Adam Calder
Age 33
Parkersburg, W.Va.

4th Year Temporary Vows
Michael Charron, OFM
Age 38
Cincinnati, OH

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Solemnly Professed in Priestly Formation
Richard Goodin, OFM
Age 30
Lebanon, KY

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Roger Lopez, OFM
Age 34
Pensacola, FL

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Clifford Hennings, OFM
Age 28
Richmond, TX

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