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The Catholic Men's Organization

Keeping alive the Catholic tradition of First Friday devotion, First Friday Friars is a single purpose men's luncheon group.

For over half a century, the First Friday Friars have gathered to celebrate the Sacred Heart of Jesus, building friendships and networking to expand contacts in the Catholic community. Whether you are just starting out or established in your career, the Friars can help you advance your spiritual and personal goals. We invite your membership with all its privileges.

The Friars meet the first Friday of each month except for January, June and July, starting at 11:45 AM and concluding promptly at 1:30 PM. In addition to guest speakers ranging from local personalities to nationally prominent individuals, there are special events such as Man of the Year Day, Sports Day, Military Day, Law Day and others. All regularly scheduled luncheons are included in the annual dues.



Jean-Paul S. Afif

Immediate Past President

Hugh Lynch

President Elect

Recording Secretary

Hugh Lynch


Fr. Glenn Baaten


Denny Shields

Raffle Chairman

Gene Chronik




Bob Hengstebeck


Tony Paukstis

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