But for those who could not attend the Dec. 5 solemn professions of friars Eric Seguin and John Boissy at St. Clement Church in Cincinnati, watching it on Facebook was almost as good.
Congratulations to the 10 novices who were invested with the Habit of the Order of Friars Minor at Old Mission Santa Barbara.
Each Rite of Profession is unique, but the July 2 ceremony at the novitiate in Santa Barbara, Calif., was especially profound for the US-6 novices making their first vows.
On the eve of the friary’s patronal feast of St. Joseph the Worker, fourteen temporary professed friars renewed their temporary vows at the interprovincial temporary professed program in Chicago.
Watch the video of Br. John Boissy, OFM, renewing his vows at the Franciscan Renewal Center.
The Provincial Council visited the novitiate in Santa Barbara, California.