2014-06-06 14.11.40The Brothers convened an Extraordinary Chapter of Affairs in 1969 to respond to the mandate from Vatican Council II for Religious Congregations to renew their Constitutions in the spirit of their founders. This process was to take two decades. The first phase saw the creation of pre-novitiate communities and the formation of communities of small friaries, some unattached to schools. One community of Brothers was established in Tampa, FL.