From Fr. Francis Gasparik, provincial minister for the Capuchin Franciscans, Province of St. Mary:
"May the Risen Lord give you peace!
"After careful review of the results of your recent final evaluation, highly supported by the postulancy formation teams' recommendations, I am personally grateful for your desire and courage to continue your vocation discernment journey with us.
"With the consent of the Provincial Council at its April 23, 2012 meeting, we support your participation in the Interprovincial Postulancy Program held at St. Fidelis Friary in Victoria, Kansas beginning on May 27, 2012 and approve your request to begin your novitiate year at San Lorenzo Friary in Santa Ynez, California on July 22, 2012.
"Anthony, please be assured of our fraternal support and personal prayers as you continue to seek God's will, journeying in the footsteps of our Holy Father Francis of Assisi.
Father Francis Gasparik, O.F.M. Cap.