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Seven Friars profess First Vows

       With a very good showing of friars on Satuday, July 19, our Provincial Minister David Nestler, OFM Cap., accepted the first vows of (from left in photo above) Ross Henley, Francisco Lopez, Diogo Escudero, Thomas Piolata, Qiang (Keon) Tu, Brian Wolford and Saul Soriano. The chapel of Mt. Alvernia in Millvale, PA, the home of our sisters in St. Francis, was filled with friars, families, friends and our wonderful sister-hosts.

       The festive occasion kicked off the evening before with a family and friars dinner at Our Lady of the Angels parish hall in Lawrenceville. There were about 150 people for the social and repast. Friars from around the world were present, not only the brothers of our province but of other provinces, thanks to the friars studying English at Cap College in Washington DC.

to our newly professed brothers
who begin their vowed life of
poverty, chastity and obedience . . .

May the Lord bless you with Grace & Fidelity!

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