Day 13, July 9: Sweet Home Chicago After prayer, the assembly began as usual with the prayer for the assembly and the approval of the minutes. The Synthesis and Redaction Committee then presented the first draft of the final document. While waiting for copies of the document to arrive, the members of the committee — […]
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Day 12, July 8: General Election Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles on the official site of the General Assembly. It was a day primarily devoted to electing the Vicar General and Assistants General from the various regions.
11, July 7: Point(s) of Order Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles…. After mass and breakfast, we began the day again invoking the Holy Spirit. On the second ballot, Javier Alvarez was re-elected vicar general. He thanked the assembly for once more entrusting him with this responsibility, who congratulated him with a standing ovation. The assembly […]
Day 10, July 6: Solidarity The day began with mass celebrated by Fr. Tomaz with the main concelebrants being Michael Talapkanych, the other delegate from the vice-province of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, and Paul Roche of Ireland, the former vice-provincial. In his first words to us as superior general, Fr. Tomaz urged us to be […]
Day 4 – Back to Hogwarts Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles… We returned to Cortelyou Commons, our regular meeting space, this morning. Thanks to Fr. Dennis Holtschneider and DePaul, the problem with the generator was fixed during the night. Hogwarts, you ask? Yesterday, when saying where we would be meeting, a confrere noted that we were […]
Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles or summaries with Day 2 – Table talk. The morning was devoted to preliminary discussions of issues. The afternoon provided an opportunity to stretch minds with a presentation by Fr. Celestino Fernandez entitled The Vincentian Charism and the New Evangelization: Some significant Vincentian elements for the present day process of evangelization. The official […]