A Joyful Assembly

processionThe Conventual Franciscan Friars of the Province of Our Lady of Consolation gathered at Mount St. Francis in southern Indiana for a week of remembering the past, planning for the future, and praising God in joyful prayer and liturgy.

Minister Provincial Jim Kent, OFM Conv., and Province Secretary Nick Wolfla, OFM Conv., welcomed the Friars with an agenda filled with time for work and fellowship.

stoweDiocese of Lexington Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., returned to the Province to lead sessions on the work and words of Pope Francis, and how they may inspire the Friars to a deeper relationship with Jesus and an embrace of their Franciscan charism.