Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Fr. Benedict Joseph Groeschel, CFR

Father Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR, passed away on October 3rd at 11 PM.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may he rest in peace!!









Special GrayFriar Newsletter Tribute to Fr. Benedict
   Winter 2014 click here.


Official Obituary found here

Facebook Memorial Page found here

To make a memorial offering in honor of Fr. Benedict click here

Press Release PDF here

Statement from the friars PDF here

The EWTN Father Benedict Memorial Page

The EWTN Father Benedict Product Page

Homily of Fr. Stan Fortuna on Oct. 8th, 2014, in the South Bronx
hear it here

Vigil Service on


Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on

EWTN Sunday Night Prime Tribute to Father Benedict (10/12/2014)


A great video about Fr. Benedict (from Nov. 2009)