The friars in the Province are making preparations for the upcoming Chapter of Mats which will take place at St. Lawrence Friary in Beacon, NY.  The Chapter of Mats will run from Sunday, April 17 to Friday, April 22.  Please keeps our Province in prayer both during this time of preparation as well as during that week.  The Chapter of Mats is the term for a meeting of all the friars and consists of prayer, fraternity, addresses by various groups and a few guest speakers.  This particular Chapter will focus on Prayer and Fraternity.