‘How good and how pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!’ (Ps 133:1)

The Irish Provincial Minister, Hugh McKenna embraces our new Minister General, American friar, Michael Perry,OFM, after his election in Rome on 22 May.

He succeeds our brother now Archbishop José Rodrígiez Carballo, OFM, who was appointed by Pope Francis to the Vatican position of Secretary of the Congregation of Religious.

Irish friar Aidan McGrath, Secretary General of the Order, at the handing over of the Seal of the Order to the 120th successor of St Francis.