Wheelchair Basketball at Friars Club

Wheelchair Basketball at Friars Club

More than a game, it’s a lesson in living with disabilities The words “disability” and “defeat” do not belong in the same sentence, according to Jake Counts. Physically challenged people can do a lot of things, he says – and that includes playing sports. To prove his...
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Vocations Director Fr. Richard Goodin, OFM Follow our @becomeafriar Instagram account for snapshots from our lives as friars, video advice about discernment and interviews with brothers. We’ll answer your questions about the topics that matter most. Visit...
Franciscan Joy: Strumming feeds his spirit

Franciscan Joy: Strumming feeds his spirit

One of the things that brings me joy as a Franciscan is music. All my life I have been blessed with a good singing voice. As a young man I sang in our church and school choirs at St. John the Baptist Parish in Harrison, Ohio. Later I became a member of the chorus at...