2022 Photo Gallery
Day 1 - Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022: Arrivals, St. Mary's Basilica, opening mass, dinner, welcome.
Day 2 - Thursday, Aug. 4: Keynote speaker Fr. David B. Couturier, OFM Cap., break out sessions, and more.
Day 3 - Friday, Aug. 5: Keynote speaker Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., break out sessions, CIOFS panel, and more.
Day 4 - Saturday, Aug. 6: Keynote OFS speakers (Doug & Marion Clorey, Tim & Kathy Taormina, and Lori Hinker), breakout activities, service project (blankets for homeless shelter), closing mass with Phoenix Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo Nevares..
2016 Photo GalleryDay 1 - Thursday, June 30, 2016: Hotel, arrivals, opening mass with Friar Pio Jackson, dinner, welcome, Friar Murray Bodo, stuffing "blessing bags".
Day 2 - Friday, July 1, 2016: Fr. Dan Horan, small group "fraternities," Fr. Lester Bach, assembling/packing Blessing Bags, mass with Fr. Martin Blitzer, St. Anthony Food Pantry accepts Blessing Bags, international visitors from CIOFS.
Day 3 - Saturday, July 2, 2016: Morning prayer, Fr. Dan Horan, mass with Fr. Lester Bach, Br. Keith Douglass Warner, breakout sessions, CIOFS panel.
Day 4 - Sunday, July 3, 2016: Morning prayer, Fr. Dan Horan, breakout activities, Caroyln Townes OFS, breakout activities, candids, and closing ceremonies.
Q Photos by Dc. Phil Simeone: Setting up, arrivals, presenters, activities throughout the four days.
2012 Photo Gallery
Banners, hotel, arrivals, dinner, welcome by national and international leaders, opening liturgy with bishop, group facilitators.
Day 2 -Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Breakfast candids, morning and afternoon keynote talks with Sr. Ilia Delio, break-out discussion groups ("fraternities"), liturgy with Fr. Kevin Queally, TOR, spiritual assistants' discussion group.
Day 3 - Thursday, July 5, 2012
Keynote talk with Sr. Ilia Delio, candid photos, liturgy with Fr. Stephen Cross, OFM Conv., plenary talk with Ed Shirley, concert by Friar Robert Hutmacher, OFM.
Group candids, plenary talk by Br. Bill Short, OFM; liturgy with Fr. Lester Bach, OFM Cap; presentations by international leaders; talk by Pat Brandwein-Ball, OFS.
Day 4 - Friday, July 6 - Part 2
Social candids, banjo-plucking theologian Ed Shirley, and clown-juggler skit.
Day 5 - Saturday, July 7, 2012
Candids, speakers, general minister's farewell, more candids.
Day 5 - Saturday, July 7 - Part 2
Small group facilitators, discussion summary by Deacon Tom Bello, liturgy with Fr. Armando and liturgical dance, and candids.