The General Council of the Order has announced that the  General Chapter , previously scheduled for May 2021 in Manila, will not be held in the Philippines because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Council members are consulting with the presidents of the conferences to decide how and when the next General Chapter will be held. Other news from the most recent meeting of the Council includes the postponement of provincial and custodial chapters; approval of candidates for provincial ministers of seven entities and the new rector of the