Franciscan Reconciliation at Halcottsville church
The Franciscan Community of Reconciliation, a religious community in the Catholic Apostolic Church of North America, will be conducting a Chapter of Mats at Holy Innocents Church in Halcottsville from October 3 through 5. Franciscan Friars from Florida, Virginia, New Jersey and New York will hold both business meetings and liturgical services. Bishop Francisco Betancourt, FCR, co-pastor of Holy Innocents and the Minister General of the community invites the public to join the friars at all the services.
On Friday, Oct. 3, the “Transitus” will be held at 8 p.m. This service commemorates the death of St. Francis of Assisi. Saturday at 10 a.m., a mass will be held in Honor of the feast of St. Francis.
Anthony Tulumello, from Roxbury Run and John Hayes from Brooklyn will be clothed in the Franciscan habit as well as professing their vows in the FCR.
Following the mass from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the friars will conduct a blessing of the animals, a Franciscan tradition.
On Sunday morning, Oct. 5, Bishop Anthony Santore, FCR, the Presiding Bishop of the Catholic Apostolic Church in North America will offer a mass in honor of the children of the world.
All services will be held at Holy Innocents church located on Main Street, Halcottsville.
For further information contact Father Dante Tarantini, FCR at 845 586-2201.