On April 21-24, 2022, the seventh annual Conventual Franciscan Youth Day [Youth Towards Assisi of Brazil] took place in Caçapava, State of São Paulo, Brazil.

The theme of the event was entitled: “Write, Brother Leo.” The participants meditated on the life of the early companions of St. Francis of Assisi, especially Brother Leo. They also studied Francis’ Letter to Brother Leo (FF 249-250) and the first edition of “True and Perfect Joy” (FF 278).
Thirty eight young persons attended the meeting, including four aspirants; two postulants; three simply professed friars; two solemnly professed friars; one Franciscan Missionary sister from Assisi; and the Minister Provincial of the Province of St. Francis in Brazil, Friar José Hugo da Silva SANTOS.

Province of St. Francis in Brazil