For National Vocation Awareness Week, Nov. 7-13, we asked the friars to answer the question, “Why am I a friar?”
“May others hearing their call to an alternative life see it in us and catch fire,” writes Fr. Mark Soehner, OFM
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.
Five novices are ready to begin their journey of learning and testing at the Interprovincial Novitiate in Santa Barbara.
SJB Friars Philip McCarter and Brian Menezes, two of eight novices at the interprovincial novitiate, professed simple vows on July 2.
When Fr. Frank Jasper visited the postulants at Holy Name College in Silver Spring, Md., he noticed they had a particular fondness for one recreational activity: board games.