The Albuquerque/New Mexico Premiere of The Sultan and the Saint - a film about Muslim-Christian peace - which tells the story of St. Francis of Assisi's meeting with Sultan Malik Al Kamil during the Fifth Crusade, will take place at Holy Family Church, 562 Atrisco SW, Albuquerque, NM, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 PM, followed by the program at 6:00 PM. All are welcome!

Read an article about Fr. Pio O'Connor on the Voice of the Southwest website.

Br. Bruce Michalek, OFM, reports from the Far East:

Below are links to Youtube videos featuring friars of Our Lady of Guadalupe Province, produced by Bill O'Donnell of Santa Fe, NM:

Read an article on Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church, Fort Defiance, from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati's Catholic Telegraph.

Br. Maynard Shurley, OFM, currently serving as principal of St. Francis Catholic School, Gallup, NM, is featured in an article on Diocese of Gallup educators in the Voice of the Southwest.

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Rest in Peace

Fr. Ramon Smith, OFM, passed into eternal life on December 6, 2016.

Fr. Salvador Aragon, OFM, passed into eternal life on October 24, 2016.

Fr. Terence Rhoades, OFM, passed into eternal life on July 11, 2016.

Fr. Berard Doerger, OFM, passed into eternal life on January 24, 2016.

Fr. Chrysostom "Chrys" Partee, OFM, passed into eternal life on December 1, 2015.

Fr. Nils Thompson, OFM, passed into eternal life on November 10, 2015. Read a special article by Fr. Jack Clark Robinson, OFM, Provincial Minister, titled, Far Flung Jubilee Celebrations which features a special tribute to Fr. Nils.