Hermitage, Cedar Lake, Indiana
Hermitage, Cedar Lake, Indiana

Read What's On My Mind

This is a newsletter written by Provincial Minister, Fr. John Puodziunas, OFM. It relates the happenings of the past Provincial Council Meeting and the recent English Speaking Conference meeting held in Lithuania.  >>MORE

Easter Wishes

Fr. John Puodziunas, OFM, Provincial Minister sends his Easter greetings to the friars . >>MORE


Resources for Year of Consecrated Life

Click on the above image to obtain some great resources from the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) that can be used in a parish (or other) setting to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life. This is an excellent site offering many materials. Use it and avoid duplication and unnecessary work. >>More

The Holy Land

If you've been thinking about visiting the Holy Land, this 4:37 minute video produced by Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs may help in your decision making process. >>MORE

Franciscan Assumption Province New Video

Each Franciscan Province has been invited to submit a short video about their province for viewing during the Order's General Chapter. Assumption Province's contribution has been well-viewed. Enjoy the 4 minute video on You Tube. >>MORE



This is a publication of the Franciscan (OFM) Order issued by the Office of Communications, Rome, Italy. In the March 2015 issue read about the annual meeting of the Minister General with the new Ministers Provincial; Br. William SHort, OFM tells what a General Chapter is like; book reviews. >>MORE