Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

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Discernment & Renewal

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

Jesus 2012

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

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. more »

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. more »

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. more »

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. more »