Brother Paul O'Keeffee is the new leader of the Congregation of the Brothers of St Patrick. Born 70 years ago in Australia, he is the successor to Brother Peter Ryan.
The 36th General Chapter of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament took place in Vietnam from 6 to 24 November 2023.
On Monday, 14 November, during the general chapter held in Camaldoli (diocese of Arezzo), Dom Matteo Ferrari was elected prior of Camaldoli and prior general of the Camaldolese Congregation of the Order of Saint Benedict. The monk succeeds Dom Alessandro Barban who governed the monastic Congregation for twelve years.