Friar Don Miller. OFM
I am a Franciscan priest. I spent my early years of ministry in New Mexico working among the Pueblo Native Americans and the Hispanics. In 1978 I began my years in academics working as a chaplain, faculty member, and administrator at various universities in the southwest and the midwest. I taught various course in theology, especially in my area of specialty which is moral theology. I have been the Vocation Director for the Province of Saint John the Baptist since 2003.
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Admissions Board Approves Three for Postulancy

Tim_tranSaturday, March 24, the Admissions Board of Saint John the Baptist Province approJoshua_van_cleefved three more men for the Postulancy Class of 2007. Roger_lopez_2They are (on the far left) Tim Tran (25) from Apple Valley, MN; (on the near left) Roger Lopez (28) from Pensacola, FL; and (on the right) Joshua van Cleef (22) from Detroit, MI.

Tim presently works for Workflowone where he handles shipping. He has an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Minnesota. Roger is presently a Senior Retail Sales Rep for T-Mobile, USA. Joshua will graduate from the Virginia Military Institute in May with an undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in philosophy.

These three will join Clifford Hennings and Daniel Helfrich who were accepted for the Postulancy Program at the Admissions Board in January. (See

We welcome Josh, Tim, and Roger to the Class of 2007.



"God gave me brothers..." literally! Congratulations to the new men and to the friars who will getting their new brothers! Be assured of my prayers for all of you, postulents-to-be i tutti fratelli!


Congratulations guys! See you in July :)

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