Tag Archives: FFI

New Commissar appointed over the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

I saw at Corrispondenza Romana the news that a new Commissar has been appointed over the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate. The new Commissar (Apostolic Commissioner) is a canonist, Salesian Fr. Sabino Ardito.  Two assistants were also appointed, also canonists, a … Continue reading

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Fr. Volpi, Commissar over Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, has died.

From Corrispondenza Italiana: E’ morto padre Fidenzio Volpi … Fr. Fidenzio Volpi is dead. I Frati Minori Cappuccini della Provincia di S. Carlo in Lombardia hanno annunciato la morte di Padre Fidenzio Volpi, all’età di 75 anni. Le esequie verranno … Continue reading

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Disparity: LCWR v. FFI

I direct the readership’s attention to a post by my friend Fr. Ray Blake, the great PP of Brighton.  He makes a great point about the Holy See’s treatment of the LCWR and treatment given to the Franciscan Friars of … Continue reading

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Old Mass Lovin’ Franciscans Friars of the Immaculate

If Pope Francis likes religious with old, simple cars, he ought to love these guys.  

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More on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and the Vetus Ordo (TLM)

From Inside the Vatican (my emphases): Minority within Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate wanted to scrap the Old Mass ANDREA TORNIELLI VATICAN CITY The decision to appoint a commissioner to oversee the Congregation of Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate and … Continue reading

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