Novices Profess First Vows

Eight novices will profess their first vows on July 2. From left to right: Tyler Grudi, Philip McCarter, Brian Menezes, Juan Luis Guerrero, Jimmy Kernan, Daniel Cruz, Kevin Hamzik, and Joan Perez Lombera.

On July 2, eight friars will profess first vows at the interprovincial novitiate at Old Mission Santa Barbara in California. Join us in the celebration of this important milestone in the lives of these men and pray for them as they continue their Franciscan journey. The live stream of the Mass will begin at 2 pm PST. Watch the live stream here.

The men who will be professing first vows are:

  • Daniel Cruz, OFM, of Holy Name Province
  • Tyler Grudi, OFM, of Holy Name Province
  • Juan Luis Guerrero, OFM, of St. Barbara Province
  • Kevin Hamzik, OFM, of Holy Name Province
  • James Kernan, OFM, of Holy Name Province
  • Joan Perez Lombera, OFM, of St. Barbara Province
  • Philip McCarter, OFM, of St. John the Baptist Province
  • Brian Menezes, OFM, of St. John the Baptist Province
Watch Live Stream July 2, 2021 at 2pm

Thank you to the OFM Newsletter of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara