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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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Report of 2021 General Chapter Available as Digital Book

The final report of the 2021 General Chapter is now available as a digital book...
Presentation of final report

The Secular Franciscan Order sets priorities for the next six years

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

Chapter approves budget for the next three years

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

Chapter approves new CIOFS International Statutes ‘ad experimentum’

Rome, November 18, 2021 | Press Announcement The plenary assembly of the OFS General Chapter...
Elections Table

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

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

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

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

“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!

A total of 57 capitulars (delegates) started the work of the XVI General Chapter of...