The Franciscan Friars of the Renewal are growing and rumors of the friars receiving pontifical recognition later in the spring flowering.


CFR Novitiate Class 2009.jpgThe novice master Father Glenn Sudano has his hands full with 17 new novices. He invested them with the grey habit recently. May they be given the grace of perseverance. The novitiate is at Most Blessed Sacrament Friary in Newark, New Jersey.


More pictures here.


The vocation director, Father Gabriel, would be happy to hear from you if you thought God was calling you to a mendicant’s vocation. Call him at (212) 281-4355.