At St. John the Baptist Friary residents have something most senior friars do not – around the clock care in their own home.
History was made this week as 400 Franciscan friars – from 25 states as well as Canada, Italy Jamaica, Mexico and the Philippines — gathered in unity and fraternity here. The first-of-its-kind meeting of friars from six U.S. provinces was a step toward the formation of one coast-to-coast entity.
This summer, friars in Oldenburg, Ind., and Southfield, Mich., have taken the term “dog days” to heart.
Joni and Gary Mataitis learn to use “Br. Bernie’s” machine to make Franciscan cords.