- Published in Santos del Mes
NAIROBI, Kenya – A Franciscan brother who teaches mathematics and physics in rural Kenya has been named Person of the Year by the United Nations in Kenya.
SEATTLE – Some 300 members of Capuchin Father Solanus Casey’s extended family will be among 60,000 people expected in Detroit Nov. 18 to witness the simple priest’s beatification, the next step on the journey to sainthood.
Born on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, author Kristin von Kreisler says it’s fitting that she’s always loved animals. She’s had an array of fish, dogs, cats and birds over her lifetime, with a German shepherd named Bridget as her current companion.
WASHINGTON - The gray robes worn by the Conventual Franciscan friars may not be fashionable in the Williamsburg/Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, but the religious men appear to be fitting in just fine in the heart of "hipster" country.