As he reflected on the occasion of professing first vows, William Compton said, “I was very excited and experienced a lot of emotions.”
Fr. Frank Jasper flew from Cincinnati to the sunny blue skies of Santa Barbara, Ca., for the profession of vows of Domingo Martinez, William Compton, and Matthew Tran.
SJB’s temporary professed friars are keeping busy this summer in a variety of ways.
Frank Jasper traveled to St. Joseph Interprovincial Friary in Chicago in early May for meetings and to visit the temporary professed friars.
As their nine months of ministry through Brothers Walking Together recently came to a close, two of the participants shared their reflections on how the interprovincial post-novitiate program helped them grow spiritually and personally.
Provincial Minister Mark Soehner received the vows of the friars in our post-novitiate friary on April 18: Easter Monday.