Thirty-three friars from six provinces gathered for retreat at San Pedro Center in Winter Park, Fla., Jan. 9-13, led by Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., of Lexington.
Friars and others gathered to bid a fond farewell to the Little Sisters of the Poor, who are leaving the Cincinnati area after 154 years of service.
Fr. Mark Soehner’s most recent travel inspired his latest reflection about finding peace and letting go of anxieties.
There were tears, laughter, memories, stories and much love shared during the Rite of Reception and Mass of Christian Burial for Art Espelage on Jan. 16.
Provincial Minister Fr. Mark Soehner, OFM, recaps the important Franciscan events of 2022.