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June 8

Posted by Jo Ann Bednar


 Well, what I have been telling you in the bulletin for the past month has now arrived. Let me review a little of what I have written previously in order to put what is happening this week into perspective. Once every three years each province of the Franciscan ... Read More »

June 15

Posted by Jo Ann Bednar



Periodically I think about Cardinal Bernardin and his tenure as Archbishop of Chicago. I was stationed at our friary in Hyde Park at Catholic Theological Union as formation director of our community when he arrived, and I remember the excitement and the hopefulness that filled the Catholic ... Read More »

June 22

Posted by Jo Ann Bednar



We friars have all returned from the Provincial Chapter and are fully back to serve our people in ministry. I hope you were not too inconvenienced with us being gone all week and that you prayed for us as we did for you. I also want to ... Read More »