The National Fraternity

The National Council

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


The National Council members are:

Minister: Betsy Hart ofs, Vice Minister: Kathy Maskens ofs, Secretary: Dianne Fisher ofs, Treasurer: Michael Martin ofs, Formation: Terry Mortimer ofs, Presence in the World: Dorothy Harte ofs, Youth: Christine Frendo ofs, Communications: Theresa Caddy ofs.


The Regional Chapter

The Regional Chapter is made up of 9 Regions: South East, Southern, South West & Wales, North West, North East, Midlands,  London Region, Scotland & North East Region. 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:

Scotland: Helen MacGilp ofs, North East: Kevin Browne ofs, North West: Peter Bamford ofs, Midland: Patrick McGuire ofs, East Anglia: Brigid Rawlinson ofs, London: Anne North ofs, South East: Kathy Maskens ofs, Southern: Philomena Chasty ofs, South Wales & South West:Thelma Rogers ofs


The Spiritual Assistants

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


The National Registrar:

The National Registrar is Angela Bradley and may be contacted at



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