On September 12-17, 2022, the Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) celebrated its 15th Ordinary Custodial Chapter in the city of Santos Dumont (State of Minas Gerais), at the Seraphic Seminary of St. Anthony run by the Friars Minor.

Those present included the Minister Provincial of the Mother Province of Our Lady of the Angels in the USA (OLA) Friar Michael HEINE; the Assistant General for the Federación América Latina Conventuales (FALC), Friar Rogério PEREIRA XAVIER; and two guests: Friar Gilberto DE JESUS RODRIGUES, Minister Provincial of the Province of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in Brazil (Brasilia); and Friar José Hugo DA SILVA SANTOS, Minister Provincial of the Province of St. Francis in Brazil (São Paulo).
On Thursday, September 15, the Capitulars elected Friar Carlos Roberto DE OLIVEIRA CHARLES as the new Provincial Custos. They also elected the new members of the Custodial Definitory, namely, Friar Fábio SOARES DA SILVA, Vicar Custos; Friar Willian GOMES MENDONÇA, Custodial Secretary; and Friars Ronaldo GOMES DA SILVA and José PINTO CARDOZO JUNIOR, Custodial Definitors.

Friar Willian GOMES MENDONÇA, Chapter and Custodial Secretary