Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Vocations Blog

  • Discernment & Renewal


    On the Feast of the Presentation our brothers renewed their vows to live our Life for one year.

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  • Jesus 2012


    Whether we like it or not, our country is in full election mode preparing for the presidential election next fall.

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  • Skeptisicm: Enemy of Your Vocation


     A blessed Advent and Merry Christmas to all of you. This is such a beautiful time of the year, filled with memories and moving images of an amazingly humble God.

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  • Making Room


    I am still considered to be somewhat of a new friar. I remember just a few years ago having a cell phone, a Facebook account, a laptop, and being consumed by news and information.

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  • New Beginnings


    September is a time of new beginnings. The fall brings much anticipation with the start of the new school year, sports seasons, new jobs, and is even a time when some begin their journey in religious life.

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  • We Remember


    The call came to our friars from the firemen next to our friary on156th Street in the Bronx. “Please get down to Ground Zero – we need you there.” It was the day after 9/11.

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