May the Lord give you Peace!

On 3rd July 2021, the friars celebrate the beginning of our OFM General Chapter 2021 at Collegio Internationale San Lorenzo da Brindisi, Rome (Italy). The Chapter will continue for two weeks and the friars will abide by all the present Covid-19 regulations.

The theme for this Chapter is Renewing our Vision, Embracing our Future! The gathered friars will pray together, discuss the reality of the Order today, plan for the future and also elect our new Minister General and General Definitory. 

The Opening Mass, presided by our present Minister General Michael Perry OFM, will begin in at local time 10:00am CEST (GMT +2). This Eucharistic Celebration be livestreamed for full public-access viewing on:

We will also continue to post daily updates and videos on:

OFM FaceBook page:

Capitolo Generale OFM 2021 YouTube channel:

General Chapter 2021 website: in English

Feel free to share the above information so that our friends around the world are able to participate in our celebrations and keep updated with our Chapter proceedings.

Please continue to pray for our Chapter and our Capitulars, as we seek to follow the Gospel in Renewing our Vision, Embracing our Future!