Elections took place during Phase One (April 23-27, 2018) of the Second Ordinary Chapter for Our Lady of the Angels Province. Phase Two will take place in June 2018.
This past week, our 60 elected friar delegates (representing the 190+ friars of our province) were joined by our Orders’ Minister General – the Most Reverend Fr. Marco Tasca, OFM Conv., our province’s Minister Provincial – the Very Reverend Fr. James McCurry, OFM Conv., the Custos for our Blessed Agnellus of Pisa Custody – Friar Ciprian Budău, OFM Conv., the Custos for our Immaculate Conception Custody – Frei Ronaldo Gomes da Silva, OFM Conv., the Chapter Secretary – Friar Justin Ross, OFM Conv., the Recording Secretary – Friar Nicholas Romeo, OFM Conv., the Assistant to the Chapter – Friar Max Avila, OFM Conv. and several other guest friars engaged in fraternal prayer, meals in community, presentations and work sessions. Included during the Thursday’s Evening Prayer was the Installation of Definitors, Oath of Fidelity and Provincial Vicar’s Profession of Faith (pictured above).
Results of the 2018 Chapter Elections:
Friar James McCurry, OFM Conv. ~ Minister Provincial
Friar Michael Heine, OFM Conv. ~ Vicar Provincial
Friar Richard-Jacob Forcier, OFM Conv. ~ Provincial Secretary
Friar Jude Surowiec, OFM Conv. ~ Definitor
Friar Tom Purcell, OFM Conv. ~ Definitor
Friar Frank Grimaldi, OFM Conv. ~ Definitor
Friar Gary Johnson, OFM Conv. ~ Definitor
Friar Ericson de la Peña, OFM Conv. ~ Definitor
Friar Nicholas Rokitka, OFM Conv. ~ Treasurer
Friar Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv. ~Delegate to the General Chapter
Friar Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv. ~ Delegate to the General Chapter