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ORDER OF FRANCISCANS OF THE EUCHARIST
ORDER OF FRANCISCANS OF THE EUCHARIST SECULAR
MINISTER GENERAL AND BISHOP
ORDER OF FRANCISCANS OF THE EUCHARIST
MOST REVEREND +MICHAEL CUOZZO, OFE
 
AUXILIARY BISHOP
ORDER OF FRANCISCANS OF THE EUCHARIST
MOST REVEREND +ROUVILLE M. FISHER, III, OFE
 
MINISTER PROVINCIAL – NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT
PROVINCE OF SAINT MARY THEOTOKOS
VERY REVEREND MAX M. ZAPANTA, OFE
 
MINISTER PROVINCIAL – ASIAN CONTINENT
PROVINCE OF SAINT ALPHONSA
VERY REVEREND ANEESH (DEVASIA) PUTHENPURACKAL, OFE
 
MINISTER PROVINCIAL – AFRICAN CONTINENT
PROVINCE OF SAINT CHARLES LWANGA AND HIS COMPANIONS
VERY REVEREND ABEL MAKAHAMDZE, OFE
 
WELCOME!​​
 
OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE 
ORDER OF FRANCISCANS OF THE EUCHARIST
Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist
Members
Bishops | Priests | Brothers | Board
 
 
    
 
MOST REVEREND +MICHAEL CUOZZO, OFE
COAT OF ARMS
 
    ACTIVE        
» Most Reverend Friar +Michael Cuozzo, OFE, MA, MDiv, STD, PhD
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, California (04/23/1988) 
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, California (06/29/1988)
Married: (11/07/1993)
Office of Priest​: International Ordinariate, Prelature of Pope John Paul II, Catholic Apostolic Church, Eastern Rite (03/14/1997)(1997- 2003) 
Office of Priest​: Federation of Jesus Abbeys (06/29/2003 – 03-01-2009)       
Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, New York, USA (Est. 08/12/2011)      
Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (Est. 10/04/2011) Renamed: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (12/13/2022)
Archpriest: Federation of Jesus Abbeys (08/13/2013)
Religious Name: Brother Francis, OFE
Abbot General​: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical and Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos (10/04/2013 – 08/13/2019)
Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular (Est. 11/13/2015) Renamed: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist Secular (12/13/2022)
Founder & Abbot: Holy Apostles Monastery (Est. 11/29/2015) (Disbanded 03/02/2019)
Abbot General: Holy Apostles Monastery and Divine Mercy Brothers of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (10/27/2016 – 03/02/2019)  (Disbanded 03/02/2019)                                    Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis of Assisi (Est. 07/11/2016) 
Order of Franciscans Culdee (Est. 10/4/2016) (Disbanded 08/15/2019) 
Minister General: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (08/13/2019)
Minister General: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (Est. 08/24/2019)
Province of Saint Mary Theotokos (Est. 09/14/2019)
Minister Provincial | Temporary (09/14/2019 – 11/07/2022)
Widowed (12/01/2020)
Bishop-Elect: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (07/31/2021)
Co-Director of the Sr. Particia Cuozzo Memorial Centre (04/20/2022)
Italian Citizenship (07/26/2022)
Bishop Ordinary: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (10/04/2022)
Chaplain: (01/09/2023) Order Sons of Italy in America, Roma Intangible Lodge 215, Albany, NY, USA
Province of Saint Charles Lawanga and his Companions (Est. 01/12/2023)
Province of Saint Alphonsa (Est. 01/12/2023)
 

ACTIVE

» Very Reverend Friar Max M. Zapanta+, OFE, BA, MA
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Philippines
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Philippines (05/02/2001)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (09/11/2015) 
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)
Religious Name: Brother Cyril+, OFE, BA, MA
Name of Abbey: Abbey of Saint Therese of Lisieux, California, USA (Est. 09/11/2015) 
Board Member: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Inc. (03/22/2022)
Minister Provincial: Province of Saint Mary Theotokos (11/07/2022)
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)
 
ACTIVE
» Very Reverend Friar George Adusel-Bobsu+, OFE, MDiv
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Texas, USA (04/16/1983)
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Africa (01/22/1984)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (01/06/2016)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)
Religious Name: Brother George+, OFE, MDiv
Name of Friary: Divine Providence, Ohio, USA (Est. 01/06/2016)
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)
 
ACTIVE
» Very Reverend Friar Noel M. Clarke+, OFE
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Ireland (04/11/1977)
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Ireland (06/11/1978)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (01/19/2016)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)
Religious Name: Brother Martin+, OFE
Name of Friary: Saint Brigit, Florida, USA (Est. 01/19/2016)
Board Member: Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc. (02/10/2018)
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)       
 
ACTIVE
» Very Reverend Friar Terence M. McDonough+, OFE       
 
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Illinois, USA
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Illinois, USA 02/02/1962)
(Roman Catholic) Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (03/09/2017)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)
Religious Name: Brother Arnold+, OFE
Name of Abbey: Our Lady of Knock, Ecclesiastical Affiliation (Charter), Massachusetts, USA (Est. 03/09/201
Name of Parish: The Friends of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Inc, MA, USA
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)
 
ACTIVE
» Very Rev. Friar W.W. Augustus Dilkushan Fernando, OFE, MBA, MA, BTh, BPh  
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Sri Lanka (04/04/1987)
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Sri Lanka (08/29/1987)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (09/05/2017)
ranciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)
Religious Name: Brother Dilkushan+, OFE, MBA, MA, BTh, BPh 
Name of Friary: Our Lady of Lanka, Mudungoda, Sri Lanka (Est. 09/05/2017)
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022) 
                
ACTIVE
» Most Reverend Friar Rouville Fisher, III, OFE, BS, MDiv, DD
 
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Florida, USA (05/14/2001)
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Florida, USA (05/18/2002)
Bishop: Independent Catholic Church of North America | Philippine National Catholic Church (02/15/2009)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (04/20/2017)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)
Religious Name: Brother John Paul+, OFE, BS, MDiv, DD 
Name of Abbey: Abbey of the Incarnation, Florida, USA (Est. 04/20/2017)
Board Member: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Inc. (05/23/2019)
Auxiliary Bishop: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (10/04/2022)
ACTIVE
» Very Reverend Friar Abel Makahamadze, OFE, BA, DipTh, DipPhil
 
Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Zimbabwe, Africa (2005)​
Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic  Religious Order, Zimbabwe, Africa (2006)​
Roman Catholic) Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (11/30/2018)
Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (05/24/2022)
Religious Name: Brother John of the Cross+, OFE, BA, DipTh, DipPhil 
Name of Abbey: Abbey of the Redeeming Christ, Zimbabwe, Africa (Est. 11/30/2018)      Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)
Minister Provincial: Province of Saint Charles Lwanga and his Companions (01/12/2023)
       
Brothers
 
ACTIVE
» Very Reverend Friar Aneesh (Devasia) Puthenpurackal, OFE, LTh 
 
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)Diaconate Ordination: Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Adilabad, India (03/14/2007)       
Priesthood Ordination: Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Adilabad, India (10/08/2008)    Franciscan Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (03/27/2016)
Franciscan Brother of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (08/24/2019)          
Religious Name: Brother Sebastian+, OFE, LTh
Name of Abbey: Abbey of Saint Alphonsa, Kerala, India (Est. 03/27/2016
Very Reverend: Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (11/14/2022)

Board Members

Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist, Inc.​: Board of Directors and Council Members

Most Reverend Michael Cuozzo, OFE
Most Reverend Rouville M. Fisher, III, OFE
Bishop-Elect Very Reverend William Seuffert, FHDM
Most Reverend Godfrey Wasike Siundu
Very Reverend Max M. Zapanta, OFE
Brother Johnbosco Mario Oyedikachukwum Michael Okwor, FSHJ, OFES
 
Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc.:Board of Directors and Council Members 

Most Reverend Michael Cuozzo, OFE
Very Reverend Noel Clarke, OFE 
Bishop-Elect Very Reverend William Seuffert, FHDM
Stella Siundu
Natalia Luseno
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