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Friars' Celebration Gallery


Friar Colden's Birthday

August 9, 2022

For I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. - Jeremiah 29:11


Friar Eric's Feast Day

August 16, 2022

Since the traditional feast day of Saint Maximillian Maria Kolbe falls on Sunday this year, August 14, the friars at the Novitiate celebrated his feast day on the 16th of August, where also the feast day of Friar Eric was celebrated, taking St. Maximillian as his patron saint. To learn more about the life of Saint Maximillian and the National Shrine dedicated in his patronage in United States, click here.


Friar Connor's Feast Day

September 27, 2022

“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.”
St. Vincent de Paul

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Friar Connor's 

October 4, 2022

Just eight days after his feast day and on the same day that the Franciscan Family all around the world, celebrates the Solemnity of Our Seraphic Holy Father Saint Francis of Assisi, the friars celebrated friar Connor's birthday. 

"Delight yourself in the Lord,

and he will give you the desires of your heart."

Psalm 37:4


Bro. Joseph's

October 10, 2022

"He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers."

Psalm 1:3


Friar André's

October 12, 2022

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope."

Romans 15:13

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Friar Colden's Feast Day

October 28, 2022

"Beloved, build yourselves up on your most holy faith; pray in the Holy Spirit; keep yourselves in the love of God; wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And convince some, who doubt; save some, by snatching them out of the fire; on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment spotted by the flesh."

Jude 1:20-23


Friar Marvin Paul's Birthday

DECEMBER 10, 2022

"Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!"

2 Corinthians 9:15


Happy Birthday Fr. Marek

DECEMBER 19, 2022

We join all the angels and saints in praising God for the gift of life of Father Marek, as he celebrates his 50th Birthday.


 Friar André's

Feast Day

JANUARY 6, 2023

“When you say to God, Our Father, he has his ear right next to your lips.”

Saint Brother André Bessette

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Friar Bob and friar Eric's Birthdays

FEBRUARY 16 AND 26, 2023

"Wishing you both a day filled with happiness and a year filled with joy. Happy birthday Friars!”

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