La Verna welcomes Franciscan Ministers General and Definitors for their retreat

From 4 to 9 April, at the Franciscan Sanctuary of La Verna, in Arezzo (Italy), the spiritual retreat of the Ministers General and the friars of the General Definitories of the Franciscan First Order and and Third Order Regular: Order of Friars Minor (OFM), Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, Order of Friars Minor Conventual and Third Order Regular (TOR) is taking place.

Together with the four Ministers General – Br Massimo Fusarelli, OFM, Br Roberto Genuin, OFM Cap, Br Carlos Trovarelli, OFM Conv, and Br Amando Trujillo Cano, TOR – 26 friars who are part of the Definitories of the First Order have come to La Verna.

On the first three days, the meditations were led by Br Antonio Ramina, OFM Conv, Rector of the Basilica of St Anthony in Padua, and on the last two days, by Br Francesco, OFM, in charge of the Hermitage at La Verna.

The retreat will end on 9 April with the Conference of Ministers General meeting.