Two correspondences. First, from Fr. Francis Gasparik, the provincial minister for the Province of Saint Mary:
Province of St. Mary
Saint Conrad Friary
30 Gedney Park Drive
White Plains, NY 10605-3599
June 20, 2013
May the peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ be with you!
After careful review of the results of your recent final evaluation, supported by the Novitiate Formation team's recommendations, I am personally grateful for your desire and courage to continue your vocation discernment journey with us.
In consultation with the members of the Provincial Council at its June 19, 2013 meeting, I formally approve your request to pronounce first vows in the presence of the friars, your family and friends on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church, Yonkers, New York at 11:00 a.m.
Anthony, please be assured of our fraternal support and personal prayers as you continue to seek God's ill, journeying in the footsteps of our Holy Father Francis of Assisi.
Francis J. Gasparik, OFM Cap.
The following message is from the provincial Office of Communications.
With gratitude to the Most High God the
Capuchin Franciscan Friars of the Province of Saint Mary
announce with great joy the
First Profession of Vows of our brothers
Anthony Zuba, OFM Cap.
Linneker Marin, OFM Cap.
William Tarraza, OFM Cap.
John Alvarado, OFM Cap.
Twentieth day of July
Two Thousand and Thirteen
The Church of the Sacred Heart
110 Shonnard Place
Yonkers, NY 10703
A reception will immediately follow in the
Schools of the Sacred Heart Cafeteria
Consider yourself invited to the celebration! I would ask you kindly to contact the Office of Communications of the Province of Saint Mary, (914) 761-3008 ext. 223, by July 13.