Father Dan competed in his 24th Ironman in 25 years – and what he’s decided was the final triathlon of his long career – on Sunday, July 24 in Lake Placid.
For most of his life, Brother Charles worked for years in pastoral and social ministries, while sharing Father Paul’s message of At-One-Ment during his life. On Wednesday, July 27, Brother Charles entered into Eternal Life at the age of 77.
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The annual retreat at Graymoor for the Tertiaries of the Society of the Atonement and the Society of Franciscan Deacons was a hallowed adventure. “It went very well,” said Deacon Tom Rich, TSA, the Holy Mountain Franciscan Retreat Center’s Executive Director. “It was a very good retreat for us. We’re all very close in our work and so forth. It was very enjoyable.”
On Sunday, July 24, the 71-year-old “Iron Friar” will return to Lake Placid to compete in the Ironman – what he says will be his final Ironman event – capping off a long and storied career competing in the triathlon.
Born in 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Father John was ordained on June 7, 1962, after completing his studies at St. Pius X Seminary and St. John’s Atonement Seminary. Not long after his ordination, Father John sojourned to the Far East, serving in parishes across Japan for 18 years.
Over June 22-25, 2022, some 40 theologians, ecclesiologists, historians, ethicists, and ecumenists gathered in San Juan, Puerto Rico for a conference held under the auspices of the Ecclesiological Investigations International Research Network.
Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute is pleased to announce the theme and the poster design for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25, 2023.
During the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Assembly in March, the Friars unveiled a new statement detailing our vision of At-One-Ment as it is given by Christ in the Gospels, our mission of sharing this gift to all peoples and the values that govern our actions in this mission.