Third Order Regular Franciscans, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus - Postulant Class 2017


2017 Postulant Class

On August 19, 2017, five men arrived at Saint Bonaventure Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania to begin their Franciscan Journey. From Left to Right: Barry Blair, Thomas Costello, Ryan Hille, Will Shee and Kevin Smith.  The Postulant year takes place at Saint Bonaventure Friary in Loretto, Pennsylvania under the direction of Brother Gabriel Mary Amato, T.O.R.   The Postulancy is a nine month discernment period for men interested in the TOR religious life which prepares them to enter into the Novitiate when Religious Life formally begins.



      Bro. Gabriel

             Bro. Gabriel Amato, T.O.R., Director            

  Bro. Barry Blair

  Bro. Barry Balir - St. Petersburg, FL

                    Bro. Kevin Smith

   Bro. Kevin Smith - Tampa, FL

Bro. Ryan Hille

 Bro. Ryan Hille - Arlington, TX

Bro. Will Shee

Bro. Will Shee - Calvin, PA

Bro. Thomas Costello

Bro. Thomas Costello - Branchville, NJ





Franciscan Friars, T.O.R
Mount Assisi

P.O. Box 500, Loretto, PA 15940
Phone: 814-419-8880|Fax: 814-419-8881




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