July 23, 2018
Formators Meet at Retreat Center, Wappingers Falls, NY

Twelve provinces within the English Speaking Conference of Friars Minor met from July 1 through July 8 at the Alvernia Retreat Center in Wappinger Falls, NY. Hosted by the friars of the Immaculate Conception Province, the participants included the seven provinces of the United States, along with Christ the King and St. Joseph of Canada, the Province of Ireland, St. Casimir Vice Province of Lithuania and St. Paul the Apostle Province of Malta. Each day began with Morning Prayer followed by Mass, as prepared by various friars within the conference.

Directed by Br. Cesare Vaiani, General Secretary of Formation and Studies and Siniša Balajić, General Vice Secretary of Formation, the meeting was comprised of presentations, feedback and questions from our vocation directors, Secretaries of Formation and Studies and Secretaries of On Going Formation.