Press Release: General Chapter

The General Definitory, after an attentive reflection and as a result of the dialogue and moments of discussion with the Presidents of the Conferences, during the extraordinary session of Thursday 30 July 2020, has decided that the General Chapter of the Order will be celebrated in Rome from 3 to 18 July 2021, at the International College “San Lorenzo da Brindisi” of the Friars Minor Capuchins.

As Art. 140 § 1 of the General Statutes states: “The convocation of the General Chapter is to be made by the Minister General at least six months before its celebration through a letter to the Order, in which the Chapter Members are convoked and the dat of its announcement and the principal topics are indicated.”

If the turn of events of the Covid-19 pandemic would oblige us to postpone the date, the General Chapter will be held in Rome from 6 to 21 September 2021.

The Theme and Logo of the Chapter chosen by the General Definitorium are the following:

Renewing our Vision, Embracing our Future
“Arise … and Christ will give you light” Ep. 5:14



Br. Sergio Galdi d’Aragona, ofm
Secretary of the General Chapter