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John 17:11 (NKJ)</font></b> <p><img SRC="images/bishop.gif" ALT="The Rt. Rev. Keith L. Ackerman,Bishop-Protector" HSPACE=5 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=133 width=153> <br><b><font size=+1>The Rt. Rev. Keith L. Ackerman, SSC</font></b> <br><b><font size=+1>known within the Order by his religious name,</font></b> <br><b><font size=+1>Bp. Dominic, FODC,</font></b> <br><b><font size=+1>our Bishop-Protector</font></b> <br>&nbsp; <br>&nbsp; <img SRC="images/FrJohnMarkOSF.jpg" ALT="Fr. John-Mark, OSF, Minister-General FODC" NOSAVE height=150 width=104> <br><b><font size=+1>Fr. John Mark, OSF,<br> our Minister-General</b></font><br><br> <p><b><font size=+1>The Members of the Order's Discretorium</font></b> <br><b><font size=+1>(Council of Advice to the Minister-General)</font></b></center> <center><table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 COLS=3 WIDTH="100%" > <tr> <td> <center><img SRC="images/rev_br_philip_francis150.jpg" NOSAVE height=150 width=114> <br><b>Rev. Br. Philip Francis, OSF</b> <br>Secretary-General</center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="images/br_glen2.gif" ALT="Br. Glen, OSF, Vicar General" HSPACE=10 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=143> <br><b>Br. Glen, OSF&nbsp;</b> <br>Vicar-General</center> </td> <td><center><img SRC="images/br_matthais.jpg" ALT="Br. Matthias, OSF, Almoner General" HSPACE=10 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=114> <br><b>Br. Matthias, OSF</b> <br>Almoner and Procurator-General</center> </td> </tr> </table></center> <br>&nbsp; <center><table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 COLS=3 WIDTH="100%" > <tr> <td> <center><img SRC="images/FrAnthonyMary.jpg" ALT="Fr. Anthony Mary OSF, Provincial Minister for the Americas" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=115> <br><b>Fr. Anthony-Mary, OSF,</b> <br>Provincial Minister for <br>the Americas</center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="images/Sr_Brigid_Abigail.jpg" ALT="Sr. Brigid Abigail, OSF, Novice Mistress" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=150> <br><b>Sr. Brigid-Abigail, OSF,</b> <br>Novice Mistress</center> </td> <td> <center><img SRC="images/Br_Augustine1.jpg" ALT="Rev. Br. Augustine FODC" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=159> <br><b>Rev. Br. Augustine, FODC</b> <br>Provincial Minister for the Diaspora</center> </td> </tr> </table></center> <br>&nbsp; <table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 COLS=4 WIDTH="100%" > <tr> <td ALIGN=CENTER>&nbsp; <center> <image SRC="images/FrAndrewLukeOSF.jpg" ALT="Fr. Andrew Luke, OSF" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150> <br><b>Fr. Andrew Luke, OSF</b> <br>Guardian </td> <td> <center><img SRC="images/SrMaryMargaret.jpg" ALT="Sr. Mary Margaret, OSF, The Novice Mistress" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=110 aligm=center> <br><b>Sr. Mary Margaret, OSF<br> </b> Sister-General<br></center> </td> <td> <center><image SRC="images/FrBenedictMaryImmaculate.jpg" ALT="Fr. Benedict-Mary Immaculata OSF" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150 width=120> <br><b>Fr. Benedict-Mary Immaculata, OSF</b> <br>Novice Master</center> </td> <td> <center><image SRC="images/FrFrank.jpg" ALT="Fr. Stephen James, OSF" HSPACE=15 VSPACE=5 NOSAVE height=150> <br><b>Fr. Stephen James, OSF</b> <br>Father COnfessor </td> </tr> </table> <br>&nbsp; <table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 COLS=1 WIDTH="100%" > <tr> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> </table> <p><b><center><font size=+1>"We give You thanks, Holy Father, for Your Holy Name which You have made to dwell in our hearts, and for the knowledge and faith and immortality which you have made known to us through Your Son Jesus."</font></b> <br><b><i><font size=+1>Didache 10:2</font></i></b> <p><img SRC="images/icthyus.gif" ALT="ICTHYUS: Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior" NOSAVE height=157 width=350></center> </table> </td> <td width="150" style="btsubs" class="btnavbk" valign="top"> <br> <table width="95%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="4" align="center"> <tr> <td valign="top" height="17" class="btnav"> <div align="center"><b>Take a moment to pray</b></div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" height="84" class="btnavbk"> <iframe src="floatingpage.html" name="news" width="150" height="250" align="default"></iframe></td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tr> <td class="btfoot" height="2"> <div align="center">&copy; 2008, 2012 The Franciscan Order of the Divine Compassion. 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