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Fr Alex Bombera


Obituary Father Alex Bombera, T.O.R. 2017-11-16 Father Alex Bombera passed away on Thursday morning, November 16, 2017 at Saint Francis Friary, Loretto, PA at the age of 98. Father Alex made his first profession of Vows as a Franciscan Friar of the Third Order Regular on

Fr. M Gerald Gordon


Fr. M. Gerald Gordon, T.O.R. 2017-11-10 Funeral Arrangements and Obituary will be posted for Father Gerald will they become available.  Please keep Father Gerald in your prayers.  May he rest in peace.

Tau Ceremony 2017


Tau Ceremony TOR Postulants 2017-09-18 On September 17, 2017, five new TOR Postulants received the Tau cross to mark the beginning of their Postulant year with the Franciscan community. From left to Right: Very Rev. Richard Davis, TOR, Minister Provincial, Will Shee, Tom Costello,

Come See Weekend Fall 2017


Come & See Weekends - Fall 2017 2017-09-17 Fr. Benedict Jurchak, T.O.R., Director of Vocations The TOR friars have 2 discernment weekends this fall! Contact Fr. Benedict, TOR for more information: vocations@franciscanstor.org or 814.419.8889 In our age information is abund

Postulant Class 2017 Feature


Postulant Class 2007 Saint Bonaventure Friary - Loretto, PA 2017-08-19 On August 19, 2017, five men arrived at Saint Bonaventure Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania to begin their Franciscan Journey. From Left to Right: Barry Blair, Thomas Costello, Ryan Hille, Will Shee and Kevin Smith.

Quo Vadis 2017


Quo Vadis Camp run by the Diocese of Arlington 2017-08-05 Father Benedict, Brother Vince, and Brother Stephen participated in the Quo Vadis Camp run by the Diocese of Arlington   From July 30 to August 3, Father Benedict, Brother Vince, and Brother Stephen participated in the  Qu

Solemn Profession 2017


Solemn Profession 2017 Brother Vincent Yeager, T.O.R. 2017-07-14 “I vow to God the Father, Holy and Almighty, to live for the whole of my life in obedience, in poverty and in chastity, and promise faithfully to observe the life and Rule of the Brothers and Sisters of the Third Order Regu

Father Robert Sisk


Father Robert Sisk 1933 - 2017 2017-06-23 Father Robert Sisk, TOR - 1933 - 2017 Father Robert Sisk, TOR a friar of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus passed away on the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Friday, June 23, 2017. Father Robert Sisk, TOR a friar o

Ordination 2017


Franciscan Friars Ordained Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus 2017-06-10 Fr. Jason Wooleyhan, TOR, Bishop Mark Bartchak, Very Rev. Richard Davis, TOR, Fr. James Puglis, TOR. Third Order Regular Franciscan Friars of Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus were ordained on

TOR Jubilarians 2017


TOR Jubilarians Religious Profession & Ordination 2017-05-31 TOR Friars will celebrate the 50th and 25th anniversaries of Religious Profession and Priesthood Ordination at the Annual Province Gathering in Loretto from July 10-14.  

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