News and Calendar


  • Bishop John Stowe presentation, Our Lady of Grace, Castro Valley, March 4th at 7 PM.
  • Religious Brothers Day, April 4th.
  • Conventual Franciscan Federation Meeting, June 1 – 5, Chicago.
  • Community Week/Guardian’s Workshop, June 29th through July 3rd, Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, Rancho Palos Verdes.
  • Welcome of Postulants, July 6th, Chicago.
  • Investiture of Novices, July 13th, Arroyo Grande.
  • August 22nd, Professions, Vietnam.
  • August 28th, Ordinations, Vietnam.
  • Province Retreat, September 21st through 25th, El Retiro, Los Altos. Presenter Fr. Khoa Nguyen, O.F.M.
  • Conventual Franciscan Federation Meeting, November 2 – 6, Boyton Beach, FL.
  • Province Anniversary, September 23


  • Tet New Year, February 12th.
  • Community Week/Guardian’s Workshop, July 19th through 23rd, Serra Retreat, Malibu.
  • Province Retreat, September 13th through 17th, Villa Maria del Mar, Santa Cruz.
  • Province Anniversary, September 23


  • Tet New Year, February 1st.
  • Province Chapter, May 16th through May 20th.
  • Province Anniversary, September 23