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In this issue, we have various news items (pp. 6-12): the meeting of the General Curia with the newly-elected Ministers Provincial and Provincial Secretaries in Rome (p. 6); the commemoration of our confrere Friar Donald Kos (p. 7); and some initiatives at our Vatican Penitentiary friary (pp. 10-11).
In the General Offices section (pp. 13-27), we commemorate the mother of our Blessed Martyr of Pariacoto, Friar Zbigniew STRZAŁKOWSKI (p. 14); there is a report on the ecumenical “Light from Light” exhibition in Florence (p. 24); and a report on the President of Poland’s visit to the Poor Clares in Cracow (page 27).
From our Federations (pp. 29-56) we highlight the memory of Friar Dariusz DEMBKOWSKI, a missionary in Kenya, report on initiatives in the German Province (pp. 35-37). We feature the celebration of temporary professions in Brazil (p. 43), a diaconal ordination in Indonesia (page 46), fraternal visits to some of our Central European presences (pp. 48-50) and the 50th anniversary of the mission in Maranhão, Brazil.
Finally, we invite everyone to read the section concerning the Chapters (pp. 57-61) and in particular, to pray for the new Provincial Custody of Central America (p. 59).
From the Editorial Board