Br. Mauro Jöhri
(General Minister)

The Capuchin Franciscan Order is guided the world over by General Minister Mauro Jöhri, who resides at the Capuchin General Curia in Rome. During the 84th General Chapter of the Order held during August - September 2012, Br. Mauro, from the Swiss Capuchin Province, was re-elected for a Second term to guide the Capuchin Order for the next 6 years. He is assisted by the Vicar General and 8 more Councillors from across the continents.

Official Website of the General Curia


Br. Dinesh John Mendonca
(Provincial Minister)

The St. Anthony Capuchin Province, Goa has a new leader at its helm in the person of Br. Dinesh John Mendonca. This change in leadership took place during the 2nd Provincial Chapter held at Alverno Friary, Monte de Guirim from May 26 - 29, 2014. To assist him in guiding the Province during this Triennium, Br. Dinesh has the following Councillors:

Br. Nelson Joseph Lobo

Br. Bruno Leitao

Br. Santan Romeo Fernandes

Br. Agnelo Louis Fernandes

Latest News

  • Spiritual Assistance offered at Velankanni

    Offering Hope to Thirsty Hearts – Br. Franky Fernandes As has become a tradition, the brothers from our Province continue to offer Spiritual Assistance to the numerous pilgrims who gather for the Novena and Feast of our Blessed Mother at Vailankanni. It has been over a decade now that the Capuchin priests from Goa have…
  • The Celebration of our Brotherhood

    The Second Provincial Chapter of St. Anthony Province, Goa – Br. Michael Albuquerque The 26th of May 2014 marked the beginning of a celebration at Alverno Friary, Monte de Guirim. It was a time to celebrate our brotherhood and the spirit of togetherness as we the brothers of St. Anthony Capuchin Province, Goa gathered together…