Present for the conference were Vocation Directors from the Order of Friars Minor (OFM), the Capuchins, Conventuals, Friars of the Atonement, and the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word.
The conference included presentations by Br. Paul Bednarczyk, CSC, Executive Director of the National Religious Vocations Conference; Fr. Wayne Hellmann, OFM Conv., and Very Rev. Patrick Greenough, OFM Conv., Provincial Minister of the St. Bonaventure Province of Conventual Franciscans. Each group also had time to
Present from the English Speaking Conference were Friar Brian Smail, OFM (Holy Name Province), Friar Alvin Te, OFM (Immaculate Conception Province USA), Friar Michael Surufka, OFM (Assumption BVM Province), Friars Don Miller, OFM and Robert Lucero, OFM (St. John the Baptist Province), Friar Pat Lynch, OFM (Province of Ireland), Friar Stephen Bedenikovic, OFM (Croatian Custody of the Holy Family), Friar Carlos Ona, OFM (Christ the King Province, Western Canada), and Friar Thomas Washburn, OFM (Conference liaison).