On April 19-21, 2018, a meeting of the formators of the Federatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO) was held in the major seminary of the Conventual Franciscans in Cracow.

More than ten friars participated. They are in charge of initial and ongoing formation in the various Jurisdictions of the FEMO Federation. The Assistant General for the FEMO, Friar Jacek CIUPIŃSKI, accompanied the formators.
The meeting provided an opportunity to get to know each other and to present the current status of formation at the individual formation houses.
During the meeting, it was noted that there are some common formation initiatives which had already been years ago in Poland’s Conventual Franciscan Provinces.
Friar Piotr HRECIŃSKI gave a lecture on protecting children and adolescents against violence. Finally, Friar Piotr BIELENIN, the Guardian of the Cracow community, made a presentation on the history of the Basilica of St. Francis and its friary.

Friar Piotr STANISŁAWCZYK FEMO Formation Secretary