Ordo Fratrum Minorum Capuccinorum

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updated 7:09 AM CEST, Jul 18, 2019

Be men of forgiveness

On September 23 of last year I communicated to you the wonderful news that Pope Francis had asked our Order to bring to Rome, for the occasion of the Jubilee of Mercy, the mortal remains of our Saints Leopold Mandić and Pio of Pietrelcina. By…

How many loaves do you have?

Circular letter of the General Minister following the meeting called at Frascati on migrants and refugees in Europe

Fraternity for Europe

Reflections and Recommendations following the Fatima Meeting. Circular Letter by Brother Mauro Jöhri, General Minister OFMCap.

Friars Minor Capuchin: their identity and sense of belonging

In the Programmatic Letter sent at the beginning of the 2012-2018 sexennium, I announced our intention to develop a "Ratio Formationis" for the Order, as foreseen in number 25,9 of our Constitutions. We entrusted this venture to the friars in…

The grace of working

Cari fratelli, Nella lettera programmatica che vi ho inviato il 2 febbraio dell’anno in corso, ho annunciato che, in comunione con i fratelli Definitori, abbiamo deciso di indire un Consiglio plenario dell’Ordine con a tema "la grazia di lavorare". In…

Thirty-four new Blesseds

Dear Brothers, 1. I am happy to share with you the wonderful news that very soon thirty-four new Blesseds will be added to the already extensive rolls of the Saints and Blesseds of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. 2.…