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St. Francis of Assisi: a man transformed in prayer

I am reaching out to you with this letter with which I want to share some reflections on prayer. I write as I am moved by a thought that has been with me for a long time and that pushes me to face a situation…

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…