Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Friday, August 17, 2012
Brother Bernd Beermann from the German Province is visiting Guam for a few days. He is the Assistant Master of the Post-Novices and also the Justice, Peace and Ecology head in his province, and lives in the friary in Muenster where he is bursar (treasurer).
His province is looking for places in the world where their post-novices can work with social justice issues. Having already been to several places, he leaves Guam in a few days to visit Manila.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
This past week, Father Eric was busy in the Philippines where he had been invited to make presentations in several places. In the town of Mangaldan, Pangasinan, he gave lectures and celebrated Mass for the sick, including the veneration of a relic of Saint Padre Pio.
Later, he repeated his presentations with the Conventual Franciscan friars in Paranaque....
....and with students and faculty at the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas in Manila.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The Vice Province rejoices in the reception of two new postulants in the community. The event was celebrated today at Saint Fidelis Friary.
from Saint Joseph Parish, Inarajan
from Saint Jude Parish, Sinajana
Fr. Joseph English, Vice Provincial, hands the Bible to William and Jason.
The postulants receive the Tau Cross.
The friars welcome the new postulants.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Effective August 1, the following friars will become pastors at these respective parishes on Guam.
Fr. Joseph English, OFM Cap
Santa Teresita, Mangilao
Fr. Andre Eduvala, OFM Cap
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Agana Heights
After completing his novitiate year at San Lorenzo Friary in Santa Ynez, California, Brother Ryan Charfauros made his first vows as a Capuchin at Santa Teresita Church, Mangilao on July 26.
Br. Ryan professes his vows before Fr. Joseph English, Vice Provincial
Fr. Jose Villagomez and Br. Brian Champoux act as witnesses
Archbishop Apuron and Br. Ryan
Frs. Bob Udulutsch, Jose Villagomez, Ivo Sinaga, Patrick Castro and Edward Dowley
Br. Ryan and friends