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 Gallery

Day 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

Day 1 - Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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.
Day 4 - Friday, July 6, 2012
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.