Friars Tony Martinez and Andrew Hennessy Profess First Vows

On Friday, July 24, 2015, Friar Tony Martinez, OFM Conv. and Friar Andrew Hennessy, OFM Conv. professed Simple (or First) Vows as Conventual Franciscan Friars at St. Francis of Assisi Novitiate Chapel in Mishawaka, Indiana.first vows 3 2015

As members of the Province of Our Lady of Consolation, the two Friars professed their Vows to Minister Provincial Fr. Jim Kent, OFM Conv. We are pleased and proud to have them with us, and praise God for this great blessing to our Province.

Along with Friars Tony and Andrew, four Friars from other Provinces professed their Simple Vows.

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Friar Tony Martinez
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Friar Andrew Hennessy

Both men will now continue their studies, Friar Tony in San Antonio, Texas, and Friar Andrew in Washington, DC. Please keep them, and all the Conventual Friars in formation, in your prayers.