Jul 13, 2021 | Multimedia, Noticias

On Tuesday, 13 July 2021, at Collegio Internationale San Lorenzo da Brindisi (Rome),
His Eminence, Cardinal João Braz de Aviz,
Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life,
who was appointed by His Holiness Pope Francis,
to serve as Cardinal Delegate at the OFM General Chapter 2021, announced with joy that



is elected as the new OFM Minister General for 2021- 2027.
Brother MASSIMO FUSARELLI was born on 30 March 1963
and made his Solemn Profession on 8 January 1989 in the Province of Rome.
Brother MASSIMO FUSARELLI was elected as the 121st successor of St Francis.



  1. Nome *Bienvenido Q. Baisas (RP Custody)

    Best wishes, Br. Massimo. May the Spirit of the Lord guide you always as you begin serving the entire world fraternity. Bless us also in this Southern Custody of the Philippines. Peace and every blessing!

  2. Greg Friedman, OFM

    Prayers for guidance and courage from the friars of Our Lady of Guadalupe Province in the USA. Peace and all good!

  3. Friar Sidney J. M. Mascarenhas,OFM, Ph.D

    Saluti Frate Massimo Fussarelli dal India. Frate Sidney J. M. Mascarenhas, O.F.M., Ph.D.

  4. Bro.Dominic Lococo OFm

    May the Holy Spirit guide you Massimo in the months and years ahead.

  5. Capitolare

    Il volere di Dio 🙂
    Congratulazioni al successore di S. Francesco.
    Ti invitiamo a Lublino, Polonia.
    Pace e bene

  6. Tim Sucher, OFM

    Blessing on you Brother Massimo as you begin this very important ministry. Thank you for you willingness to serve us your bothers

  7. Brother Paul O'Brien ofm

    Congratulations to Brother Massimo from Brother Paul O’Brien ofm. on the Navajo Nation Mission of All Saints.
    and from our Parishoners as well.

  8. Michael Copps

    Congratulations from the Custody of the Immaculate Conception in Great Britain. Be assured of our prayers and good wishes. We will forget about the little matter of the match on Sunday,d

  9. fr didier Brionne

    Les frères de France et Belgique de la province du Bienheureux Jean Duns Scot remercient fr Massimo pour le oui donné à Dieu et au service des frères.

    Notre prière accompagne notre ministre tout au long de ces années de service.

    Paix et bien.

    Fr Didier Brionne,ofm, vic prov

  10. Jerome Beetz

    Br Massimo
    God Bless and guide you as you begin your new ministry as our Minister General. Thank you for taking on this servant role. Be assured of my prayers

  11. Bro. Nichola N. Mauro Iko ofm - Holy Family province - Egypt

    Congratulations Bro. Massimo and best wishes to you, my thoughts and prayers are with you, may God bless our order through you, Amen!

  12. Mario Debattista ofm

    Congratulation dear Bro Massimo and every blessing be upon you as you accept this great act of service for and on behalf of our brotherhood. May the Holy Spirit truly be your guide as we face the ongoing task of bringing a Gospel response to the new needs and challenges of our time. With you in prayer. Peace and all good. Br Mario

  13. Friar Michael Goh OFM (Singapore)

    We greet you, our new MG, Massimo Fusarelli! May the Spirit of the Lord and His holy manner of working be truly be with you ad your team for the coming days and years to follow. You are most welcome to drop by Singapore if you are visiting Asia when restrictions allow you to. Take care, with our prayers and keep safe. (The Community of San Damiano and Franciscan Centre, Singapore)

  14. Luís &Carmen Kikuchi ofs

    Felicitaciones padre Massimo!
    Congratulations father Massimo!
    Parabéns padre Massimo!

  15. Andrew Granc ofm

    Fraternal good wishes from the ‘ends of the earth’ – Australia. We look forward to hosting you in our Province when you come on visitation. May the Spirit of the Lord guide you and your Definitory in the years ahead.


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