A Roman/Byzantine Catholic Community of Religious Men Following St. Francis of Assisi

Provincial Minister Reports from Rome

Provincial Minister, Fr. John Puodziunas, OFM, chief administrator of the Assumption BVM Province, (pictured above) is a member of the Executive Committee of CMSM (Conference of Major Superios of Men). From April 28 through May 5, 2014, this committee met in Rome. He has provided a four page, illustrated, report of the many meetings with Vatican dignitaries that occured during their meeting.


NEWSbriefs for
June 6, 2014

Memories of the Wierzbicki family; Temporary Profession; Mission and Evangelization Gathering; Ministry at the Port (Pictured above); Wings and Prayers; Port Partners

+ Br. Juniper Bala, OFM

Br. Juniper, 82, died on July 15, 2014 after a long residene at St. Mary's Home, Manitowoc, WI.



NEWSbriefs August 2014

Fr. Felix Reczek (pictured) celebrates 101 years; NewsBriefs editor, Br. Patrick McCormack accepts new assignment; Pilgrimage Programs mark some "firsts"; the wave of immigrants and our parish, Sacred Heart, in McAllen, Texas and more