The Secular Franciscan Order remembers Manuela Mattioli on the 30th anniversary of her death on Nov. 3. She was the first OFS minister general following the 1978 Rule from St. Pope Paul VI and the reorganization into a worldwide order. Letter from Minister General Tibor Kauser About Manuela Mattioli by 30th Anniversary Committee
Dear brothers and sisters, yesterday we published a letter from our General Minister by which he calls us to pray for peace on Ash Wednesday. This other letter that we are publishing here is a message of solidarity with brothers and sisters in Ukraine. Let us keep them in our prayers in this difficult time!