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Newsmagazine 2021 Volume 35/ 3rd Edition

  • In the news...
    • Community Servant
    • Vicar & Local Servant
    • Local Servant



  • Changing roles: Franciscan Brothers of Peace General Chapter, 2021
  • Br. James Completes Master of Divinity Degree at St. John's University
  • Offer it up and don't give up
  • Our Inspirational Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help
  • Leaving Everything in the Hands of God
  • Franciscan Holy Hour: Every First Friday at 7:00 pm



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Newsmagazine 2021 Volume 35/ 2nd Edition

  • In the news...
    • A Patron for the Disabled
    • Teri Schiavo Home for the Brain Injured
    • Love Conquers All



  • Minnesota's New Assisted Suicide Bill Has Serious Side Effects
  • Myanmar Refugees Suffer With Their Homeland
  • Our Mission Trip to South Dakota Reservation
  • Prayer for an End to Racism in Our Land
  • Franciscan Holy Hour: Every First Friday at 7:00 pm


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Newsmagazine 2020 Volume 35/ 1st Edition

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Happy New Fear!
    • "And the Lord gave me brothers"
    • Feeding the Needy
    • Virtual Family Christmas



  • Beginning a New Chapter
  • Brother Antonio Renews His First Vows While in Philippines
  • Speak, Lord for your servent is listening
  • St. Mary Magdalene
  • Blind Love
  • 2021 The Year of St. Joseph
  • In memoriam
  • Franciscan Holy Hour: Every First Friday at 7:00 pm


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Newsmagazine 2020 Volume 34/ 3rd Edition

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Light in the Darkness
    • Br. Paschal to Profess Lifetime Vows
    • Grateful for My Healing Journey



  • Being Drawn Into Contemplative Prayer
  • God Makes Good on His Promises
  • The Secular Franciscan Order: Called to Witness to the World
  • Building Bridges Without a Blueprint
  • I Will Lead the Blind on Their Journey
  • Franciscan Holy Hour: Every First Friday at 7:00 pm


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Newsmagazine 2020 Volume 34/ 2nd Edition

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Christ Is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!
    • “For when I am weak, then I am strong.”
    • A Tumultuous Yet Blessed Time
    • Apostolates Continue — Food Shelf Needs
    • Praying For You and Our World
    • Solanus Casey Friary
    • Thank you
  • Mission Trip to Burma
  • Heroes Yesterday and Today
  • Christ is Risen!
  • Franciscan Holy Hour, Every first Friday at 7:00 pm


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2019 + TheYear in Review

  • Brotherhood Update
    • With Gratitude
    • Moving to the East Side
    • A Priest Forever
    • Deo Gratias!
    • I Will Pay My Vows to the Lord
    • The Holy Rosary
    • Feast of All Saints
    • Mission Trip to South Dakota
    • "For I was hungry and you gave me food"
    • Reunited at last
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Jerome's
    • AKaren Christmas
  • Franciscan Holy Hour, Every first Friday at 7:00 pm


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A Priest Forever: Devoted to the Gospel of Life

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Tying Their Knots
    • Congratulations!
    • Bravo!
    • Summer Fun
    • NO to Assisted Suicide MN
  • Two Brothers Profess First Vows
  • Advocates Team Up Against Assisted Suicide Bill
  • Blessed Solanus Casey Play
  • Franciscan Holy Hour, Every first Friday at 7:00 pm


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A Priest Forever: Devoted to the Gospel of Life

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Our Cover Story: A Brother-Priest
    • Veni Creator Spiritus!
    • Rosaries in the Rotunda
    • Family Rosary Procession
    • All Aboard for IRL
    • Breathing With Both Lungs
  • A Priest Forever
  • Mass of Thanksgiving
  • Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker & Religious Brothers' Day
  • Come and You Will See
  • Thank God Ahead of Time: A Drama About the Life and Times of Blessed Solanus Casey
  • Franciscan Holy Hour, Every first Friday at 7:00 pm


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World Day For Consecrated Life, Feast of thePresentation of the Lord, February 2nd

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Happy New Year
    • Home Is Where The Heart Is
    • Seek and You Shall Find
    • Retirement Fund For Religious
  • World Day For Consecrated Life
  • A World of Welcome
  • Franciscan Holy Hour, Every first Friday at 7:00 pm




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 A Time of Jubilation!  Br. Dominic Michael Celebrates 25 Years of Vowed Religious Life on the Solemnity of Saint Francis of Assisi, October 4, 2018

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Back to School
    • In Religion, You Should Be Called
    • First Response to the Call

    • St. Jerome School In Maplewood Welcomes Children of Karen Refugees
    • Give to the Max!

Franciscan Holy Hour




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 "Go In Peace, Glorifying the Lord By Your Life" - Brother Seraphim is Ordained to the Transitional Diaconate

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Abandoned Tabernacles
    • Time of Sabbatical
    • A Brother Deacon
    • "We're movin' on up" - A FPB Novitiate Transfers to Blessed Solanus Friary
    • A New Chapter

    • Brother Seraphim is Ordained to the Transitional Diaconate plus Parish and Karen Ministry
    • Interested in a Summer Pilgrimage?
    • Franciscan Brothers of Peace, and other Catholics walk alongside victims of torture
    • A New Pentecost On the East Side of St. Paul - Blessed Solanus Friary becomes the New Novitiate of the Franciscan Brothers of Peace

Franciscan Holy Hour




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 Blessed Be God In All His Designs: Blessed Solanus Casey - Order of Friars Minor Capuchin

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Holiday Food Programs
    • Brothers Attend FOCUS Conference

    • Blessed Be God In All His Designs- The Beatification of Blessed Solanus Casey
    • Brothers Attend Local and National Marches for Life

Franciscan Holy Hour




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A Day of Blessing: October 4, The Solemnity of Our Holy Father Saint Francis Assisi

  • Brotherhood Update
    • A New Leader, A New Title
    • Two Men Enter Postulancy
    • Standing Strong- New Fictional Novel Highlights Religious Life
    • Mass in Honor of Terri Schiavo
    • Continued Spiritual Formation
    • 9/11 Memorial Concert
    • October 4: A Day of Blessing
    • Brother Seraphim is Admitted to Candidacy for the Priesthood
    • Thanksgiving Food Program
    • Give to the Max Day: November 16, 2017

 Fidelity, Perserverance, and Hope: Brother Joseph Celebrates his 25th Jubilee in Religious Life

Brother James Experiences the Holy Land

A Day of Blessing

25th Annual Old Fashioned Barbecue

Franciscan Holy Hour




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California Franciscan Mission Pilgrimage

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Brother Dominic Michael Experiences Immigrant Care
    • Karen Celebrate Easter Triduum with Fr. PaulusFriday Night at the Friary
    • Franciscan Holy Hour





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A True Blessing

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Another Successful Holiday Food & Clothing Program
    • Casa Ministry to the Homeless & Poor
    • Br. Maximilian Moves On
    • What is a "Brother-Priest?"
    • Loss of Our Beloved Lab Ruby
  • And You Are All Brothers
  • Religious Brothers' Day, May 1, 2017
  • A True Blessing: Br. Pio and Br. John Mary Celebrate 25 Years of Vowed Religious Life
  • Reflections on Seminary
  • Karen Youth Nights Are Thriving
  • A Solemn Anniversary: Br. Paul O'Donnell
  • Franciscan Holy Hour




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A Grand Time Was Had By All At Our Old-Fashioned Barbecue!

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Investiture of Brother Antonio
    • Thank You for Your Generosity
    • National Right to Life Convention
    • Midwest Catholic Family Conference
    • Sidewalk Counseling Update
  • Karen Apostolate: Catholic Conference Summer Retreat & Camp
  • 2016 Old Fashioned Barbecue: A Grand Time Was Had By All!
  • Franciscan Holy Hour




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We Have a Shepherd! Welcome Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Assisted Suicide Bill Withdrawn
    • Parents and Grandparents Request Prayer
    • Thank You for Your Generosity
    • Postulant Graduates With Honors
  • The Karen Community Welcomes Archbishop Hebda
  • Franciscan Holy Hour


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A Tribute to Tina

  • Brotherhood Update
    • March For Life
    • Blessing This Lenten Journey and Easter Season
    • Thanksgiving and Christmas 2015
    • Present Food Shelf Needs
    • Brothers Celebrate 25th Jubilee
    • Marking the Anniversary of Brother Paul's Passing
  • KaRen Ministry Is Ever Thriving
  • Franciscan Holy Hour
  • A Tribute to Tina
    • Our Friend From La Casa Journeys Home to Her Lord

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Family Reunion -Birhanu's Long Wait Comes to an End

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Dedicated to the Family
    • Award Received From the Center for Victims of Torture
    • Honorarium Awared Received on Behallf of Br. Paul O' Donnell
    • KaRen Ministry Thriving
    • Hospitality Ministry Continues
    • Hospital Chaplaincy Ministry
  • A Pilgrimage to Philadelphia
  • A Prayer for Families
  • Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Program
  • Theresa of the Forgotten ... Pray For Us!
    • 10-Year Annivesary of Terri Shiavo's Court Ordered Death from Dehydration and Starvation
  • Thank You
  • Give to the Max Day


Well Done Good and Faithful Servant

  • Brotherhood Update
    • Holiday Food Outreach
    • Pro-Life Apostolates
    • Easter Season Giving
  • A Timeline of Events
  • Thoughts on the Person and Virtues of Brother Paul
  • The Brothers Remember Their Brother Paul
  • The Pro-Life Community Honors Brother Paul
    • R.I.P. Brother Paul O'Donnell - Taken too Soon
    • Brother Paul O'Donnell - A Lion Who Devoted His Life to Protecting the Vulnerable
    • National Pro-Life Advocate was Native of Omaha
  • Thank You
  • Profession of Perpetual Vows
  • Brotherhood Update
      • A New Postulant
      • A Journey Back Home
      • Thanksgiving and Christmas
      • Many Thanks to All of You
      • Franciscan Brothers of Peace Join Thousands of Pro-Life Activists on Anniversary of Abortion Decision
      • Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens Consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis
  • A Lenten Message From Pope Francis

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