The Solemnity of our Seraphic Father, Saint Francis of Assisi, happily coincides with the beginning of the Synod of Bishops, convened by Pope Francis, whose theme is: Young People, the Faith and Vocat...
Fr. Michael Perry, OFM
On 21st May 2015 the General Chapter elected Fr. Michael Anthony Perry as the 120th successor of St. Francis. He was born on 7th June 1954 at Indianapolis (Indiana, United States of America), in the diocese of Indianapolis, son of James Richard Perry and Agnes J. Coffey, both of Irish origin. In 1976 he began his Postulancy in the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, in the USA (St. Louis).