Br. Ed Skutka, OFM, celebrates 50 years as a Franciscan friar serving at the St. Francis Retreat House.
Phil McCarter and Brian Menezes of St. John the Baptist Province are among nine men participating in Brothers Walking Together, the new interprovincial post-novitiate experience coordinated by the US-6 provinces.
Friars and family gathered to celebrate the lives of Franciscan friar Jack Wintz and his family members lost due to COVID.
This feast of Francis receiving the wounds of Christ has been presented in countless ways. One idea that seems strange to me is the notion that Francis received these signs as “merit badges” for living a meritorious life.
As Hurricane Ida approached New Orleans the weekend of Aug. 28-29, the friars at St. Mary of the Angels Parish were “waiting, watching and praying,” said Joe Hund, pastor.