Rest in peace, Fr. Lawrence M. Walling, OSM

Rest in peace, Fr. Lawrence M. Walling, OSM

Dear Servites,   Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Lawrence M Walling, OSM, a solemn professed friar and priest, who died April 26 at Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center, Aurora, CO, of respiratory complications from having contracted the coron...

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Rest in peace, Ann Cancilla

Rest in peace, Ann Cancilla

Dear Servites,   It is with a heavy heart that I am asking for prayers for the repose of the soul of my mom, Ann Cancilla, who passed away on Thursday, March 26 from congestive heart failure at the age of 88. I would also like to thank all who have been prayi...

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Rest in peace, Wally Tobin, OSSM

Rest in peace, Wally Tobin, OSSM

Dear Servites,   I sadly inform you that our brother, Wally Tobin, OSSM, entered into eternal rest on April 26. Wally, along with his wife Sheila, was a member of St. Philip Benizi Community, St. Petersburg, FL. He served as Assistant Prior and then Prior of ...

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Wally Tobin, OSSM and his wife, Sheila Tobin, OSSM

Wally Tobin, OSSM and his wife, Sheila Tobin, OSSM

Dear Servites, Your prayers are requested for Wally Tobin, OSSM and his wife, Sheila Tobin, OSSM, St. Philip Benizi Community, St. Petersburg FL. Both are experiencing health issues. In addition, Wally recently fell and hit his head requiring a visit to the ho...

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Fr. Donato Silveri

Dear Servites, Your prayers are requested for Fr. Donato Silveri, Spiritual Assistant for the Immaculate Conception Community, Spring City, PA. as he recovers from a heart procedure. May the Lord hear our prayers that Fr. Silveri be restored to health wholenes...

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The people of Puerto Rico

The people of Puerto Rico

Dear Servites, Please remember in your prayers the people of Puerto Rico who are dealing with the devastation from the recent earthquakes. They are still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria that hit in 2017 and now this latest natural disaster is ...

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Reneé Bowen

Reneé Bowen

Dear Servites, Jason Roberts, OSSM, St Peregrine Community, Kissimmee, FL is requesting prayers for his aunt, Reneé Bowen who is in the hospital due to kidney failure and a serious bacterial infection resulting in her inability to walk. May the Lord hear our ...

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Embracing One’s Own Mission – Moses

Embracing One’s Own Mission – Moses

By reading these chapters of Exodus 3 – 34 slowly and sharing Moses’ journey I will find parallels between him and me, his mission and mine. Moses received his call from God while he was watching a burning brush: “I must go over and look at this rem...

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Celebrando el cumpleaños de María

Celebrando el cumpleaños de María

por Paulette Martin, OSSM Celebrating Mary’s Birthday Uno de los primeros artículos de nuestra regla de vida en agarrar mi corazón fue el número 29, la directiva para celebrar las principales fiestas marianas como ocasiones familiares.  ¿Qué celebr...

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Celebrating Mary’s Birthday

Celebrating Mary’s Birthday

by Paulette Martin, OSSM Celebrando el cumpleaños de María   One of the first articles of our rule of life to grab my heart was #29, the directive to celebrate principal Marian feasts as family occasions. What more fitting family celebration than a mothe...

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