On February 17-18, 2020, an Assembly of the Province of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe in South Korea took place at the retreat center of the Friary of St. Francis of Assisi in Seoul.
Fifty-two confreres attended. They gathered to reflect on the life and activities of the Jurisdiction and various other issues.
On the first day, the Guardians shared news about their fraternities, and Friar Peter (Jeong-dae) GWON gave a presentation explaining the revised General Statutes.
On the second day, the confreres listened to a lecture on preventing sexual abuse. Next, Friar Benedetto Seung-jae BAEK, the Assistant General for the Federation of Asian Minors Conventual (FAMC), presented the statistics of the Order. Then Friar Alessandro (Young Seon) CHOI, the moderator of the Commission for the Ordinary Provincial Chapter, presented an itinerary to prepare for the next Chapter.
The Assembly ended with Mass and a feast for the newly professed, the new priests and some silver jubilarians of religious profession and priestly ordination.
Friar Bonaventura (Kyuhee) HAN, Provincial Secretary