II European Youfra Congress
"GLOBALIZATION: CHALLENGES AND VALUES FOR YOUFRA IN EUROPE"
The second European Youfra Congress saw 50 participants of European Franciscan Youth along with Fr. Ivan Matic and SFO General Minister Emanuela De Nunzio.
III European Youfra Congress
"TOGETHER WITH SAINT FRANCIS"
Samobor – Ptuj, Croatia - Slovenia
August 17 - 23, 2003
About 40 representatives from Portugal, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Lithuania and Croatia took part. The participants were greeted by SFO General Minister Encarnacion del Pozo, Xavi Ramos Pozo, General Assistants to Youfra and SFO Fr. Ivan Matic OFM and Fr. Valentin Redondo OFMConv.
IV European Youfra Congress
“FRANCIS, FROM DREAM TO SIGN”
Assisi – La Verna, Italy
August 25 – 29, 2006
There were about 100 participants present from 10 European countries: Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia/Herzogovina, Albania, Poland and Lithuania. Xavi Ramos SFO, Councilor of the Presidency for YouFra, Benedetto Lino SFO, Counselor of the Presidency and Delegate of the General Minister participated at the Congress in the name of CIOFS Presidency. Fr. Ivan Matic OFM, General Spiritual Assistant, was present in the name of the Conference of General Spiritual Assistants.