December 10-14, 2018: The annual retreat for our Custody of the Immaculate Conception of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was held in Juiz de Fora. On December 13th, the Simple Vows of friar Jesus Rodrigues do Amaral, OFM Conv. and friar Ricardo Elvis Arruda Bezerra, OFM Conv. were accepted by the Custos, Fr. Ronaldo Gomes da Silva, OFM Conv.