Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Celebrating 50 Years of Priesthood

Fr. LaFache and Fr. Dellos Secular Franciscans joined in the 50th Anniversary Celebration May 20 for Fr. Richard Dellos and Fr. Anthony LaFache of St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church, Utica, NY. Several Fraternity members even served on the 50th Anniversary Committee.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Regional Reps Visit Fraternity

Regional Councilor Linda Quaranto, OFS, and Sr. Pat Larkin, OSF, made a formal fraternal and pastoral visitation to St. Joseph Fraternity in January.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Franciscan Women for 21st Century

A Franciscan Day of Reflection on Saturday, Sept. 16, sponsored by St. Joseph Fraternity, focused on three early Franciscan women and their relevance for the 21st century.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

‘Very Awesome’ Anniversary

Fr.  Richard Dellos
Fr. Richard Dellos
Having Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration in a parish may be a rare achievement.

But celebrating 25 years of 24/7 adoration "is very awesome," Fr. Richard Dellos declared.

The pastor of St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish in Utica was addressing over 200 people on March 4 who gathered to celebrate the silver anniversary with Mass and brunch. They came from a host of parishes in the Eastern Region of the Syracuse Diocese, and they all spend an hour or more each week in the Adoration Chapel at St. Joseph & St. Patrick.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Brunch Celebrates Life of Fraternity

St. Joseph's Fraternity held its annual "Christmas" party on Jan. 8, with members, spouses and Franciscan-hearted friends gathering for the Sunday buffet brunch at the Radisson Hotel-Utica Centre.


Friday, October 7, 2016

Fraternity Has New Servant Leaders

Robert Stronach
Robert Stronach
St. Joseph Fraternity boasts a new servant leadership team.

Robert Stronach, OFS, (formerly vice minister) is now minister, succeeding Joanne Lockwood, OFS, who stepped down due to work commitments.

Others on the team are:

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

3 Make Profession into Order

New Professed Members
Walt Raymond, OFS; Doris Horton, OFS; Concetta Carcone, OFS.
UTICA, NY -- St. Joseph Fraternity and the Secular Franciscan Order have three new professed members. Concetta Carcone, OFS, Doris Horton, OFS, and Walter Raymond, OFS, made their professions during an afternoon mass Nov. 22 at St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church.