Two Friars Profess First Vows, Four Invested With Habit

On Thursday, July 21, Friars Jacob Minjarez and Jaime Zaragoza professed their first vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Five Friars from other Provinces also professed first vows: Brian Tougher and Marco Didden (Angelus of Pisa); Roberson Lubin (St. Jospeh Cupertino); and Timothy Blanchard and Franck Lino (Our Lady of the Angels).

Friar Jacob and Jaime with their families following the profession of their first vows.
Friars Jacob and Jaime with their families following the profession of their first vows.

 

Friars after professing first vows with the four Minister Provincials, Fr. Jude Winkler (Assistant General), and the Most Reverend John Stowe, OFM Conv., Bishop of Lexington.
Friars after professing first vows with the four Ministers Provincial, Fr. Jude Winkler (Assistant General), and the Most Reverend John Stowe, OFM Conv., Bishop of Lexington.
l to r: Calin, Alberto, Fr. Jim, Adam, and Pedro
l to r: Calin, Alberto, Fr. Jim, Adam, and Pedro

On Wednesday, July 20, Alberto Bravo, Adam Jandro, Pedro Lopez, and Calin Vidaurri were invested with the Franciscan Habit and entered Novitiate.

Please keep all these men in your prayers as they continue their formation as Conventual Franciscan Friars.

The OLC friars gathered at Arroyo Grande for the Profession and Investiture.