Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

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  • Letter to the Nuncio


    For Immediate Release  September 5, 2018 Contact: Fr. Angelus Montgomery, CFR: (212) 234-2203 FRANCISCAN FRIARS OF THE RENEWAL STATEMENT REGARDING ONGOING CRISIS IN THE CHURCH   “Send forth your Light and your Truth” (Ps 43:3) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   Given the grave nature of the situation in the Church today, the Community more »

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  • May 2018 Ordinations


          Franciscan Friars of the Renewal to Ordain Four to the Priesthood Please pray for the following friars who will be ordained to the Priesthood, along with their New York classmates, by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan at 9 AM at St. Patrick's Cathedral on May 26, 2018: (the Ordination Mass will be live-streamed here more »

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  • Health Update – Fr. Andrew Apostoli


        https://youtu.be/pM2_LGTfgKM EWTN Sunday Night Prime – 2018-01-14 – Remembering Fr. Andrew Apostoli ######################### To request a funeral card of Fr. Andrew: http://franciscanfriars.com/fr-andrew-funeral-card-request/ All of the videos from the services for Father Andrew (new): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m0aP5gFJEA&list=PLACD_tW_nOvX1ub-GHeEabHaS9PQYZZxI   Audio and text of the homily given by Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen on March 16, 1967, during the more »

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  • STATEMENT ON THE “RED ROSE RESCUES”


    STATEMENT ON THE “RED ROSE RESCUES” Click here

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  • May 2017 Ordinations


    Franciscan Friars of the Renewal to Ordain Six to the Priesthood Please pray for the following brothers who will be ordained to the Priesthood, along with their New York classmates, by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan at 9 AM at St. Patrick's Cathedral on May 27, 2017: (the Ordination Mass will be live-streamed here and here) more »

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  • FRANCISCAN FRIARS OF THE RENEWAL – Statement on Pontifical Recognition


    Community of Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Community Office 420 East 156th Street Bronx, New York  10455 718-402-8255  Fax: 718-402-5556 www.franciscanfriars.com   For Immediate Release December 8, 2016   Contact: Br. Angelus Montgomery, CFR: 914-965-8143   STATEMENT OF THE COMMUNITY OF FRANCISCAN FRIARS OF THE RENEWAL ON BEING GRANTED PONTIFICAL RECOGNITION With gratitude to the more »

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  • A Prayer at Election Time


    Please join the friars in daily praying for the USA at this time: A Prayer At Election Time O Lord, Our Just and Loving Father, We thank you for the precious gift of Human Life That is greatly threatened by the Culture of Death. Aware of the dangers we are now facing, We ask that more »

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  • Summer 2016 Needs


    Dear Friends, On behalf of all the CFR priests and brothers, I thank you very much for your generosity by sending donations and in-kind donations such as: coffee, clothing, etc… We have two very urgent needs: 1. Good used cars. Many of our cars are from the 1990s or early 2000s with high mileage and more »

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  • May 2016 Ordinations


    Franciscan Friars of the Renewal to Ordain Six to the Diaconate Please pray for the following brothers who will be ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Peter Byrne at St. Crispin Friary in the South Bronx on May 23, 2016: Br. John Mary Johannssen, C.F.R. Br. Justin Jesusmaria Alarcon, C.F.R. Br. Giles Maria Barrie, C.F.R. Br. more »

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  • FRANCISCAN FRIARS OF THE RENEWAL – Statement on the Supreme Court Decision


    Statement on the Supreme Court Decision | Same Sex Marriage Ruling “Grace Abounds”…Romans 5:20 In the midst of present day moral confusion and the cultural attack on the Christian way of life in the United States and around the world, there is a real temptation to discouragement and even despair. As the news continues to more »

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