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Province News - Summer 2007

Mark Your Calendar!


July 30             Strategic Planning Meeting      

1:00—3:00       Group 1   Saint Bernardine’s

July 31             Strategic Planning Meeting

1:00—3:00       Group 4   Saint Bernardine’s

July 31             Continuing Formation Meeting 10:00                        Saint Bernardine’s

August 1           Strategic Planning Meeting

1:00—3:00        Group 2   Saint Bernardine’s

August 2            Province Jubilee Celebration      11:00 Eucharist— Mount Carmel       1:00 Dinner— Saint Bernardine’s

August 16 Provincial Council Meeting 

9:30 Saint Bernardine’s

August 17 FAC Meeting

October 22, 23  Regional/Local Minister’s Meeting    Priestfield Pastoral Center

August 4—8, 2008 Annual Province Retreat 

Priestfield Pastoral Center


Newly Elected General Curia


Let us remember in prayer the newly elected Minister General and General Council:


■  Most Rev. Fr. Michael J. Higgins, T.O.R.


     Minister General             

■   V. Rev. Fr. John Kochuchira, T.O.R.


      Vicar General

■   V. Rev. Fr. Bernat Nebot Llinás, T.O.R.


     1st Councilor    

■   V. Rev. Fr. Amando Trujillo Cano, T.O.R.


     2nd Councilor

■    V. Rev. Fr. Francesco Masseria, T.O.R.


     3rd Councilor

■   V. Rev. Bro. Mark McBride, T.O.R.


     4th Councilor

■   V. Rev. Fr. Pierangelo D’Aiuto, T.O.R.




The new Minister General was elected on the Solemnity of Pentecost on the second ballot in the presence of His Emminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, former Archbishop of Washington, D.C.

The General Council was elected on May 28. 

May God sustain each of these men in the generosity of their commitment, and the Holy Spirit inspire them with courageous hearts and broad vision.     



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