New York City native Brother Al Mascia is a Franciscan friar who now calls Detroit, Michigan, home. Over the years he has developed creative ways of providing Franciscan hospitality to those in need. He is also a professional singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Brother Al is currently in the process of writing and composing a one-man musical inspired by the life of Blessed Solanus Casey.
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