|Father David addresses over 600 attendees.|
Keynote speaker Fr. David B. Couturier, OFM Cap., drew a standing ovation Aug. 4 after deliverimg a speech centered around an important element of the Secular Franciscan Rule -- to build a more fraternal world.
Describing it as a "divine charter to build a fraternal world," Father David noted: "Yours is a call to build communities of caring encounters."
The second day of the Quinquennial Congress also featured small group discussions ("little fraternities") and nearly a score of break-out sessions on a variety of Franciscan and spiritual topics.