Annual Regional Gathering in North Carolina
Welcoming new Inquirers | June 25, 2017
Rite of Profession
June 25, 2016
Six members complete orientation and join the Padre Pio Fraternity as inquirers
Sunday, June 26, 2015
Vice minister Mike Evaniuck, formation director Joanne Jacovec, and formation team member Frank Peluso welcomed the new inquirers at a ceremony at St. Michael the Archangel Trinity Center in Cary. New inquirers are Lee Cunningham, Ellen Ferrone, Michael Hancock, Lynn Oeser, Chris Peffley, Susan Stamey and Laurie Wilburn.
New Council Elected Sept. 28, 2014
New members were elected to the Padre Pio Fraternity Council on Sept. 28, 2014. From left to right, they are: Councilors Ida Irwin and Frank Peluso; treasurer, Sharon Winzeler; vice minister, Mike Evanuick; spiritual director, Father Doug Reed; minister, Stan Driscoll; secretary, Maureen Copan; formation director, Joanne Jacovec; and councilor, Suzie Nelson. Presiding over the election was Marie Stephan, Area 3 Councilor.
Newly Professed Members
Five Secular Franciscans professed their lifelong commitment to the OFS rule on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the St. Mary of the Angels Chapel at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Raleigh, in a Mass officiated by Father David McBriar, OFM, and Father Joseph Madden, OFM Conventual. The newly professed members are Maureen Copan, OFS; Ailen Evaniuck, OFS; Suzie Nelson, OFS; Thomas Ryan, OFS; and Sharon Winzeler, OFS.
Working at Avila – 2013
Weeding the labyrinth and serving lunch
Oak City Outreach 2015
Catholic Parish Outreach 2015
Five new candidates joined the Padre Pio Fraternity in a Rite of Admission on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.
Father Douglas Reed, spiritual assistant, presided at the ceremony. Newly welcomed candidates are: Louis Coker, OFS; Bernie Dawson, OFS; Dianne Greet, OFS; Marie Roccoforte, OFS; and Victoria Romero, OFS.
Welcoming the candidates were minister W. Stanley Driscoll, OFS, and formation director Joanne Jacovec, OFS.
Retreat at Avila Dec. 6, 2014
Retreat Leader: Sister Bernadette of the Poor Clares