General Minister Announces Date, Theme of 2009 Chapter

HNP Communications Franciscan World

ASSISI — The General Minister and the General Definitorium of the Order of Friars Minor recently announced that the 2009 General Chapter will be held from May 23 to June 21 at  St. Mary of the Angels in Assisi.

Br. José Rodriguez Carballo, OFM, in a letter to the ministers and custodes of the Order, said that the Chapter will be held from May 23 to June 21, 2009. 

The theme of the Chapter will be Mission-Evangelization-Dialogue with the World. According to the Oct. 24 newsletter of Assumption Province, the General also asked for suggestions about the theme and suggestions for possible changes to the General Statutes.