College Men Dive into Ecumenism this Summer With the Friars

June 18, 2019
News
We are excited to welcome three collegiate men—Kevin Marston, Dave Sebastian and Dalton LaTessa—to discern the call to religious life as participants in Franciscan for the Summer.  Franciscan for the Summer is an eight-week immersion from mid-June to mid-August for college-aged men to discern religious life with the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement and participate in one of their ministries.
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St. Joan of Arc Parish: United In Faith

May 30, 2019
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St. Joan of Arc in Toronto, Canada, is a vibrant parish where Pastor Fr. Dan Callahan, SA, and Associate Pastor Fr. Bob Langone, SA, live out the parish mission: “Living and Proclaiming the Gospel through Stewardship, All are Welcome.”
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Visiting Our Lady of the Atonement Church, San Antonio, TX

May 24, 2019
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In April, while Fr. Emil Tomaskovic, SA and members of the Mission Support staff were hosting a Benefactor Appreciation Day in San Antonio, they stopped to visit the Church of Our Lady of the Atonement. This year is the Centennial Anniversary of the Catholic Church recognizing Mary under the title of Our Lady of the Atonement, and a special visit was in order.
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Encountering Fr. Paul of Graymoor: Reflections of a Seminarian

May 22, 2019
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Francisco Gamboa Felix, a seminarian from Mexico, encountered Servant of God Fr. Paul Wattson, SA and the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement through studying ecumenism at seminary.  Fr. Paul and the Friars’ ministry of fostering reconciliation, healing and unity so inspired Francisco that he pilgrimaged to Graymoor to experience Fr. Paul’s legacy first hand in February 2019. 
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Summer at Centro Pro Unione

May 21, 2019
News
Fr. Jim Puglisi, SA, Director of the Centro Pro Unione (Center for Unity), the Friars ecumenical research and action center located in Rome, Italy, is preparing for the graduate program that the Center hosts each summer. This three-week program introduces participants to the ecumenical and interreligious movements from a Catholic perspective. It offers a historical and theological overview of the issues that divide Christians as well as the bonds that unite them.
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