Brazil Custodial Chapter – Part II

Frei Carlos Roberto de Oliveira Charles, OFM Conv. created this tableau commemorating 300th anniversary of Discovery of statue of Our Lady of Aparecida, Patroness of Brazil.

From June 3-15, 2017, our Minister Provincial, the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv. will be with our province’s Immaculate Conception Custody Friars in Brazil as they hold the 2nd part of their Custodial Chapter. There are 28 friars on hand working on their Instrumentum Laborisi (Latin for “working instrument”) that includes 43 motions to for discussion and votation.

Bishop Emeritus Elias Manning, OFM Conv, preaching at opening Mass of Holy Spirit.

Fr. James with the friars of the Novitiate in Brazil, at the Convento São Benedito, Caçapava – São Paulo (St. Benedict Friary, in the city of Caçapava – São Paulo – Brazil)