Provincial Curia: St. Anthony Friary
3140 Meramec Street
St. Louis, MO   63118-4399
Provincial Minister: Fr. Thomas Nairn, O.F.M.
Provincial Vicar: Fr. John Eaton, O.F.M.
Provincial Councilors:

Fr. Ed Tverdek, O.F.M.
Fr. Rommel Perez, O.F.M.
Fr. Dennis Schafer, O.F.M.
Bro. Michael Ward, O.F.M.
Bro. Douglas Collins, O.F.M.
Fr. John Dombrowski, O.F.M.

Secretary of the Province: Fr. Robert Barko, O.F.M.
Office of Friar Life: Fr. Ralph Parthie, O.F.M.
Secretary of Formation: Fr. Ralph Parthie, O.F.M.
Province Treasurer: Fr. Michael Hill, O.F.M.
Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation: Fr. Lawence Janezic, O.F.M.
Health Care Office Fr. John J. Abts, O.F.M.
Office of Mission Advancement Mrs. Mia Lorenzo
Secretary of Mission Evangelization: Bro. Joseph Rogenski, O.F.M.
Franciscan Vocation Office: Bro. Thom Smith, O.F.M.
Provincial Spiritual Assistant for O.F.S. Bro. Ed Arambasich, O.F.M.
Web Site Moderator Fr. Lawrence Jagdfeld, O.F.M.

Provincial Council: (Back Row) Friar Dennis Schafer, OFM, Councilor; Friar Michael Ward, OFM, Councilor; Friar Doug Collins, OFM, Councilor; Friar Ed Tverdek, OFM, Councilor; Friar John Dombrowki, OFM, Councilor; (Front Row) Friar John Eaton, OFM, Provincial Vicar; Friar Thomas Nairn, OFM, Provincial Minister; Friar Rommel Perez Flores, OFM, Councilor

The newly redesigned

The Order of Friars Minor’s General Curia is thrilled to share with you the Order’s newly redesigned website, with a clean new look and simpler navigation experience.  The menus have been streamlined and the web architecture have been updated with the latest technologies so you will have easy access to information.

We invite you to begin exploring the different pages and hope that you enjoy visiting the site. If you have questions, see a broken link or feel that something should be changed, please send an email to

May this be the beginning of better communications within the Franciscan Order, as well as from the Order to the world.