The National Fraternity

The National Council

Instated 15th October 2022

The National Council consists of 8 elected National Council members and the three Spiritual Assistants.


The National Council members are:

Minister: Kathy Maskens ofs
Vice Minister: Liam Redmond ofs
Secretary: Dianne Fisher ofs
Treasurer: Maureen Coulson ofs
Formation: John Power ofs
Presence in the World: Veronica Hughes ofs
Youth: Brigid Rawlinson ofs
Communications: Thelma Rogers ofs


The Regional Chapter

The Regional Chapter is made up of 9 Regions: East Anglia, London, Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland, South East, South West & Wales, Southern. For the purposes of the OFSGB Gibraltar, is included in the London Region.


The Regional Ministers

The Regional Ministers are made up of 9 elected Ministers. They are:

East Anglia: Chris Whittam ofs
London: Veronica Hughes ofs
Midlands: Glenn Lowcock ofs
North East: Kevin Browne ofs
North West: Liam Redmond ofs
Scotland: Helen MacGilp ofs
South East: Kathy Maskens ofs
South West & Wales: Thelma Rogers ofs
Southern: Philomena Chasty ofs


The Spiritual Assistants

Fr Donal Walsh ofm
Fr Jesmond Pawley ofm conv
Fr John Cavanagh ofm cap


The National Registrar:

The National Registrar is Angela Bradley and may be contacted at



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