17 Jun Servite friars celebrate annual assembly.
The friars of the USA Province recently gathered together for their annual assembly the week of June 12. Rather than a business-focused Chapter meeting, the week was more reflective and retreat-like and centered around the theme of compassion. Held at Techny Towers Retreat and Conference Center in Techny (Northbrook), IL, speakers included Fr. Hubert Moons, OSM, a former Prior General of the Order and Dominican Fr Charles Bouchard, OP. The week also gave the friars the opportunity to fraternally be together in prayer and camaraderie. The Assembly officially ended with the joyous solemn profession of Brothers Leo Hambur and Sebastian Soy Mulu at the Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows, Chicago.