On February 18- 19, 2019, the Province of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in South Korea held a Provincial Assembly in the retreat center at its friary in Seoul, South Korea.

Forty-five solemnly professed friars were present. During the meeting, the Guardians shared news about their communities and the Vicar Provincial spoke about current issues regarding formation in the Province. Afterwards, the friars expressed their opinions on formation.
The Assembly concluded on the second day with a Mass commemorating some friars’ silver and golden jubilees in Franciscan religious life. Friar Benedetto Mun-shik PARK celebrated fifty years in the Order and Friars Nicolao Ik-hwan KIM, Giuseppe Young-cheol PARK, and Giuseppe Won-hoi NOH each celebrated twenty-five.
On Monday, February 25, Friar Denis Yoo-seok OH received the Ministry of Lector at a retreat to mark the beginning of the academic year.

Friar Bonaventura Kyuhee HAN, Provincial Secretary