On August 12, 2023, the Provincial Custody of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. in Brazil joyfully celebrated the solemn profession of Friar Fernando PEREIRA DE ANDRADE JUNIOR.

The event took place at 10:00 a.m. at the Parish of São Francisco de Assis located in the heart of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Friar Fernando was born on December 16, 1987, in the city of Araruama, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He celebrated his solemn profession in the presence of the friars, his family members, parishioners and friends. It was a day of great joy and gratitude to God for Friar Fernando, who definitively embraced the mission of the Friars Minor Conventual.

Friar Willian Gomes MENDONÇA, Custodial Secretary