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Franciscan Brother Casey Cole will lead a two-night parish mission about where God is calling you. He will preach all weekend Masses, then present two talks on Monday and Tuesday evening.: Monday, 7pm: “We Are All Called” Tuesday, 7pm: “What Happens After Saying Yes to God” Click here for a

                            Franciscan friars have been “connected to the community” for more almost 175 years — and once again marched in the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade.

An indefatigable teacher and mentor, Father Donald Miller, OFM, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at St. Margaret Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. His work as Vocation Director for St. John the Baptist Province was widely respected throughout the Order of Friars Minor. Born on Jan. 29, 1945, Fr. Don was one

As a way to acknowledge the gift that religious brothers day are to the church, a new annual celebration was held for the first time on May 1, the feast of St. Joseph Worker. Titled Religious Brothers Day, it was organized by the Brothers Think Tank, a group of religious

By Gail Finke Friars were out in force for the crowded launch of Urban Artifact’s St. Anthony Quad Beer on Fat Tuesday. The brewery and pub in what was once the undercroft of St. Patrick Church in Northside hummed with the sounds of band Jazz Renaissance and talk from the

At Urban Artifacts in Northside, the old St. Patrick Church, the Franciscan’s celebrated with a brand new St. Anthony Quad Beer. For the original story, click here

Northside brewers brew wild yeast beer in former church, now pub By Gail Finke The long history of monks, friars, and beer will have a new incarnation this Lent. Urban Artifact, a Northside microbrewery that specializes in sour beers and beers brewed from wild yeast, debuts its new St. Anthony

Franciscan Father Jim Bok poses with a Jamaican child. (Courtesy Photo)
As a child, Franciscan Father Jim Bok said he “never” considered become a missionary. “Like many little boys back then, I used to ‘play priest’ with Necco Wafers. We had mission carnivals at school to raise money, but being a missionary was never in my hopes and dreams. I thought

A ministry some called an experiment in new evangelization has ended after a successful two-year run. For the past two years the Cincinnati-Based Franciscan Friars of the St. John the Baptist Province staffed a storefront in Cincinnati’s Northgate Mall from Black Friday through Christmas Eve, selling nothing and providing a

Shoppers gather outside a small ministry run by the Franciscan Friars of the St. John the Baptist province at Cincinnati’s Northgate Mall last year. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Last year the Franciscan Friars of the St. John the Baptist province took up a prime retail spot in a major area mall during the Christmas shopping season and didn’t sell one thing. This year, the Friars’ popular “ministry of presence” will return, bringing