The Franciscan Brothers celebrate the Religious Brothers Day. Please Pray for us as we continue to serve the Church in this unique expression of Religious Life. Also please pray for vocations to our way of life and service.
The Brothers gathered at Mt. Alvernia retreat center in Wappinger Falls, NY April 17th to 20th for Convocation.
The Long Island Premiere of The Sultan and The Saint will be held at St. Anthony's High School on April 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Please see below for more information. All Brothers are invited to attend! Long Island "Sultan and the Saint" Premiere Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 10 AM Free Admission St. Anthony's High [...]
The Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn sponsored the annual Franciscan Volunteer Program (FVP) in collaboration with each of our High Schools from February 19 – February 24, 2017. This year, students and chaperones from St. Francis Preparatory School (Queens), St. Anthony’s High School (South Huntington), and Notre Dame Regional High School (Cape Girardeau, MO) participated in [...]
The Franciscan Brothers, with students from both St. Anthony's High School and St. Francis College, came together to work at C.H.i.P.S. soup kitchen and shelter in Park Slope, Brooklyn on October 29th. CHiPS is a community based, not for profit, soup kitchen and residence in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The inspiration to found CHiPS came at [...]
Celebrating our 50 and 60 Year Jubilarians.
Congratulations to Brother Michael Sullivan, O.S.F. on his first Profession of Vows as a Franciscan Brother of Brooklyn on Sunday, February 7, 2016. We are truly blessed to have Brother Michael as a member of our Congregation!
With the start of the Brothers’ 16th decade, the Franciscan Brothers have joyfully welcomed a new Pope and join him in waking up the world with the Joy of the Gospel. As we celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life with Pope Francis and the Church, we invite you to join us in our celebration, giving [...]
The Franciscan Brothers’ 15th decade included the acceptance of new ministries in the Dioceses of Cape Girardeau, MO and Paterson, NJ. As the Brothers entered the New Millennium, the congregation began to look at stewardship of resources. With the closure and sale of St. Francis Center in Oyster Bay, the novitiate was moved to Padua [...]
The Franciscan Brothers’ 14th decade began with Pope John Paul II’s establishment of the Congregation as an Institute of Pontifical Right and the approval of the revised Constitutions in 1989. This complemented the global awareness of the Brothers since Franciscan formed national and international federations. The Brothers helped establish a Franciscan presence at the United [...]