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2021 General Chapter

General Minister’s Address to Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Addresss to OFS

The Gift and Responsibility of Minister as Servant – by Fr. Michael Perry, OFM

Conclusive document: “Animate and guide with servant leadership” (PDF)

“Animate and guide with servant leadership” (doc)

Opening mass homily –TOR General Minister-fr. Amando Trujillo-Cano

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Presentation of final report

The Secular Franciscan Order sets priorities for the next six years

{:en}Rome, November 30, 2021 | Press Announcement The General Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order concluded ...
Pan African Congress

Chapter approves budget for the next three years

{:en}Rome, November 19, 2021 | Press Announcement In order to carry on the work of the ...
Franciscan Youth

Chapter approves new CIOFS International Statutes ‘ad experimentum’

{:en}Rome, November 18, 2021 | Press Announcement The plenary assembly of the OFS General Chapter on ...
Elections Table

Capitulars re-elect minister general, elect new vice minister general and area councilors

{:en}Tibor Kauser, OFS, of Hungary has been re-elected minister general of the Secular Franciscan Order. ...
Br. Michael Perry, OFM

CIOFS Presidency ends its service with mutual appreciation

{:en}Rome, November 16, 2021 | press announcement The CIOFS Presidency ended its service at the final ...
General Chapter participants at Vatican

Pope Francis tells OFS: ‘may you be men and women of hope’

{:en}"Let the Gospel, that is, Jesus Himself, shape your life," Pope Francis told General Chapter ...
Capitulars at work

The XVI General Chapter of the OFS Begins!

{:en}A total of 57 capitulars (delegates) started the work of the XVI General Chapter of ...