On June 20-24, 2022, the friars of the Province of St. Joseph of Cupertino in the USA (SJC) met at the Mary and Joseph retreat house in Palos Verdes, California, USA, for the second part of their Ordinary Provincial Chapter.

During the work of the Chapter, the delegates discussed and approved the Provincial Four-Year Plan and elected the Guardians and the Presidents of the Provincial Commissions. Also during this second part of the Chapter, Friar Israel ARAUZ-ROSILES received the Ministry of Lector. On Thursday afternoon, June 23, Friar Allen RAMIREZ, former Minister Provincial, celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving for fifty years of priesthood.

Friar Jude WINKLER, Assistant General for the Conventual Franciscan Federation