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Chronicles of the Assembly: Day 8

Day 8 July 6, 2010 Around the middle of the XIX century, a Spanish poet said that nothing is the truth and nothing is a lie because everything depends on the color of the glass through which one is viewing these matters. This relativism of a former time could be applied to yesterday’s session. If […]

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Chronicles of the Assembly: Day 7

Day 7 July 5, 2010 With the lingering taste of the weekend’s festivities, the members of the Assembly have returned to work. After the walks around Paris, Sunday Eucharist at Notre Dame, the trip to Versailles and other historic excursions, today we enter into the plenary sessions, group work, meetings, motions, amendments, paper work, schedules […]

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CEVIM report to General Assembly

CEVIM … ON THE ROAD … 2004-2010  « During the 2004 General Assembly, the missionaries who participated in this gathering, met as a continental group and accepted lines of action with regard to the commitment of the Assembly.  This round table highlights the more important lines of action and outlines that path we have traveled, its […]

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Chronicles of the Assembly: Day 6

Day 6 July 3, 2010 Paris has awakened covered in a heavy blanket. The rain has suddenly appeared and gives the impression that the stifling heat will give way to a more refreshing atmosphere (but this is simply an impression). The Assembly has concluded its first week of work. If you, dear reader, examine the […]

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Chronicles of the Assembly – Day 5

« … title for today might be: “a sampling of services in favor of the poor.” Day  5, July 2, 2010 The title of this fifth day of the General Assembly was inspired by a translator, one of the missionaries who places his gift of tongues at the service of this important meeting. And so yesterday […]

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Chronicles of the Assembly – Day 4

Day 4   June 1, 2010  If this reporter were to sum up in two words the experience of the Assembly on this torrid and suffocating first day of July, without a doubt they would easily be: “the economy and the poor”. (suite…)

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