Franciscan Friars of the Renewal


  • CFR General Chapter

    Please pray for us! All of the friars in final vows from around the world will be meeting for our General Chapter from June 8-18. Like the friars in the days of Saint Francis, we will begin on Pentecost – come Holy Spirit! We will be praying, discussing, discerning and electing leadership.       more »

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  • May 2014 Ordinations

    We would like to announce that two friars will be ordained to the priesthood and two to the diaconate! Read about them here: CatholicNewYork Br. Youssef-Mariam Hanna, CFR, will be ordained to the priesthood by His Excellency Bishop Gregory Mansour at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral on Sunday, May 18th at 11 AM.       more »

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  • Four Friars to be Ordained to the Priesthood

    Cardinal Dolan to Ordain 11 to Priesthood at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, NYC. Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 9 AM – All are welcome! Click here to read the full story from The Catholic New York Click on each name to read about our four new CFR priests!   Father Paschal Coby, C.F.R. Father Felix Desilets, more »

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  • Novices Make First Profession of Vows

    On Ascension Thursday, May 17, 2012, our five novices made their first profession of vows at St. Antoninus Catholic Church in Newark, New Jersey.

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