The Order of Franciscan Penitents

Chapel of Sts. Francis & Clare
1004 N. College Avenue
Columbia, Missouri 65201

Saturday Mass: 5 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. Mass: noon
Wed. Evening Prayer: 6 p.m.

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About OFP

Meet the Order

Fr. John, OFP
Fr. John Prenger is the Guardian of the Order.

Fr. David, OFP
Fr. David Almond is a professed founding member

Fr. Chris, OFP
Fr. Chris Keough lives outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.He is the Canon to the ordinary in the Central Diocese, and Rector of Bread of Life CEC in Dousman, WI. He made his profession as a Franciscan in 1992, and joined OFP in 2007.

Sr. Toni, OFP
Sr. Toni Almond made her profession with the founding seven members.

Sr. Sharon, OFP
Sr. Sharon Prenger was the eighth person to profess in the OFP, a year after its initial founding.

Br. Jim, OFP
Br. Jim Jantz, a founding member

Br. James, OFP
Br. James Goodwin is the Director of Formation and a professed founding member.

Sr. Sheryl, OFP
Sr. Sheryl van Drie-Goodwin is a professed founding member.

Sr. Suzanne, OFP Suzanne Bastin Is a Novice member, and made her first profession as a member in 2012. She made her life profession in the order on October 2, 2015.

Sr. Sondra, OFP Sondra McDermott is a Novice member, and made her first profession as a member in 2013. She professedwith lifetime vows to OFP on October 2, 2015.