The Novice Class of 2022 - 2023
On the 13th day of July, 2022, seven novices from the different Conventual Franciscan Provinces of North America
was welcomed at the Saint Francis of Assisi Friary & Novitiate in Arroyo Grande, California,
by their Novice Directors, Friar Joseph Wood, OFM Conv. and Friar Marek Stybor, OFM Conv.
On the 10th of July, postulants Colden, André, and Robert were invested to the Conventual Franciscan habit by Very Rev. Fr. Martin Day, OFM Conv, Minister Provincial of the Our Lady of Consolation Province, together with some friars.
On the 12th of July, postulants Marvin & Connor were invested to the Conventual Franciscan habit by Very Rev. Fr. Michael Heine, OFM Conv, Minister Provincial of the Our Lady of the Angels Province, during the Province's Chapter in Baltimore, MD.
On the eve of the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul (June 28), two postulants from the Saint Bonaventure Province were invested in the Conventual Franciscan habit by the Very Rev. Fr. Paul Joseph Langevin, OFM Conv., Minister Provincial. The two new novices are pictured with the friars of the said Province at the end of the Provincial Chapter.