Missionaries

St. Anthony’s also serves as a home base for the Franciscan Missionaries of the Renewal program. Men 21 years of age of older seeking on-going conversion by living the Holy Gospel through a life-changing time of prayer, service and intentional community are invited to live and work in the shelter for either a year (Mid-August thru End-of-May) or a summer (Mid-May thru End-of-August).

With direct work in one of the Friars’ main apostolates and the valuable formation of the Friars themselves, St. Anthony’s provides a unique long-term ministry experience, based on our three pillars of formation:

PRAYER

    • Liturgy of the Hours

    • Daily Mass and Eucharistic Holy Hour

    • Weekly Formation

    • Vocational Discernment

    • Spiritual Direction

WORKS OF MERCY

    • Hands-On Shelter Work:

        • Food Preparation

        • Maintenance

        • Hospitality

    • Relational Ministry with Shelter Guests

    • Supplemental Pro-Life and Inner-City Youth Ministry

COMMUNITY

    • Live Franciscan Poverty

    • Free Room and Board

    • Bond on Fraternal Outings

    • Explore New York City

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Interested?

-Email missionariesoftherenewal@gmail.com or Call Fr. John-Mary Johannssen, CFR at (718) 993-5161 for further information.

-No fundraising is required & No personal stipends are given.