A New Director at the General Secretariat for Franciscan Missions, Waterford, USA

Br. Andrew Brophy OFM of the Province of the Assumption of the BVM, U.S.A. has been appointed Director of the GSFM, Waterford. He brings a wealth of experience to the position, having been involved in fundraising, development, education and Formation in his assignments all over the United States. He has been a Provincial Definitor at various stages for a total of 18 years, and has been Provincial Secretary, Provincial Treasurer, and General Visitator in the U.S., Ireland, Australia and Korea.

Br. Andrew succeeds Br. Teofil Czarniak OFM, who was recently elected Minister Provincial of the Province of the Immaculate Conception, Poland. The GSFM provides an essential fundraising service for the Franciscan Missions all over the world. In particular, it provides funding for Missionary and Formation projects of the Order, and raises awareness of these very worthwhile undertakings.

May Br. Andrew and his team at Waterford be blessed with all the graces that they need in this invaluable service.