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.
Postulants from six U.S. provinces learn and live together at Holy Name College.
Brian Menezes was officially welcomed into the Interprovincial Postulancy.