Five of the six newly-elected General Councilors were present in Rome: (left to right) Brothers Daniel Skala, John Hamilton (Vicar), Placide Ngoie, Edward Driscoll (General Superior), Raphael Wanjala, and Paul Murray. Brother Patrick Fumbisha was not present; his photo is below.
Dear Brothers, Associates and friends,
This afternoon, as the 27th General Chapter continued the leadership discernment phase of the Chapter, the body moved to the election of the Vicar and 5 additional General Councillors. Brother Edward asked the Chapter to select four of those Councillors with a particular focus for their concern as Councillor. Elected were the following:
Vicar Brother John Hamilton
2nd Councillor (USA) Brother Paul Murray
3rd Councillor (Ministry) Brother Daniel Skala
4th Councillor (DR Congo) Brother Patrick Fumbisha
5th Councillor (Kenya) Brother Raphael Wanjala
6th Councillor Brother Placide Ngoie
The Chapter extended its congratulations, prayers and best wishes to the new members of the General Council. For more photos of Brother Ed and the newly elected General Council, please check out www.livingthecharism.com or the Facebook page. Please continue to pray as the Chapter continues its work in the next two days.
The only Brother elected to the Council, not present in Rome, was Patrick
Brother Lawrence Harvey, CFX