May 12, 2021
Fra Gilson Miguel NUNES

New Delegate of the Minister General to Be M.I. Assistant

The General Statutes of the Militia of the Immaculata (M.I.), an international, public association of the faithful, establish in art. 30, that the Minister...

A Message of the Minister General for Lent 2021

Prot. N. 101/2021 Tokyo, February 5, 2021 “Oh, that today you would hear his voice, harden not your hearts...” (Heb 3:7-8; cf. Ps 95:7-8)   Toward Communal Holiness, Namely, Opposing the...
Martin KMETEC OFMConv

Greeting of the Minister General to Friar Martin KMETEC

Prot. N. 0092/2021 The Most Reverend Friar Martin KMETEC, OFM Conv., Metropolitan Archbishop of Smyrna (Izmir), Turkey Dearest brother, From far away Japan, where I am participating in...

Christmas greetings from the Minister General

Brothers, Peace and All Good! I am sending you a very brief greeting for Christmas, that is, the day of the coming of the Lord. He is...
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Christmas Letter from the Franciscan Ministers General

Prot. N. 015/2020 Assisi, December 25th 2020 The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a...
Trovarelli-Gambetti

Letter of the Minister General on the Occasion of the Episcopal Ordination of Friar Mauro GAMBETTI

Dear Friar Mauro, Brother Bishop and Cardinal, On October 25, 2002, at the end of the Angelus, Pope Francis announced your nomination as cardinal to the...
General Guidelines

General Guidelines for the Preparation of Provincial or Custodial Directories on the Use of...

With this letter, we are sending you the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Provincial or Custodial Directories on the Use of New Media.

A message from the Minister General, Friar Carlos A. TROVARELLI, OFM Conv.

during this time of pandemic October 17, 2020 Dear brothers, Peace and All Good! https://youtu.be/ldonn-slBbU I am greeting you from Seoul, South Korea, where I have been under...

Minister General: Greeting and Reflection on the Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi

Dear brothers, I offer each of you my greetings on this solemnity and as I begin this letter, I hope that your celebration will...

“To Live and Follow”. Letter of the Franciscan Ministers General

To all the Friars of the First Order on the happy occasion of the eight hundredth anniversary of the Earlier Rule; we Ministers General...