On Saturday, November 26, 2022, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., the rooms of The Shrine of St. Anthony were filled with families and friends, as the friars of St. Joseph Cupertino Friary hosted the Annual Advent Family Festival. Joined by the student friars of St. Bonaventure Friary (Silver Spring) and their formators, the event featured hayrides, a build your own Advent wreath workshop, snacks and cider, a bonfire and even photos with St. Nicholas ~ joyfully portrayed by student friar Raad Eshoo, OFM Conv. – pictured with Fr. Jacob Carazo, OFM Conv. – Assistant Formation Director and student friar Sebastian De Backer, OFM Conv. Goodwill offerings were accepted at this free event, and the gift shop was open.