Order of Friars Minor Franciscans of Canada

80th anniversary of Franciscan presence in South Korea

80th anniversary of Franciscan presence in South Korea

From October 30th to November 3rd, the Franciscan Province of South Korea celebrated its 80th anniversary of foundation. Some 120 friars gathered for this occasion, in the villlage of Sancheong. Can you find the Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, in this picture?

Gathered for a Chapter of Mats in Sancheong, South Korea – from October 30th to November 3rd – the Franciscan friars called upon “brother fire” to warm the cool mountain air!

Opening Mass at the 80th Anniversary of foundation of the Franciscan Province of South Korea. At left, Fr. Carolo Ho, OFM, Minister Provincial of the Franciscans of South Korea, and at right, Fr. Pierre Charland, OFM, Minister Provincial of the Franciscans of Eastern Canada.