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Community Life Symposium:  Day 5

Rev. John Wolf presides at the Eucharist. The final day of the Community Life Symposium was dedicated to the writing of a vision statement for an authentic C.PP.S. community life.  On Thursday evening the writing committee wrote a draft statement which incorporated various elements from the work of the small groups.  During the [...]

By | 2017-07-31T10:44:09+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , |Comments Off on Community Life Symposium:  Day 5

Community Life Symposium: Day 4

The fourth day of the Symposium was a change of pace. The previous three days were spent working as a large group. During Thursday the participants broke into five small groups to draft a vision statement for an “authentic C.PP.S. community life.” The groups were formed around the languages of the participants and included three [...]

By | 2017-07-27T16:49:15+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , |Comments Off on Community Life Symposium: Day 4

Community Life Symposium:  Day 3

The participants meet in the plenary session. Photo courtesy of Mario Córdova. The third day of the Community Life Symposium was another long day for the participants.  All four sessions were devoted to hearing from each unit concerning their “hopes and dreams” for community life into the future.  In their reports they were [...]

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Community Life Symposium:  Day 2

Rev. German Santiago Estèvez, C.PP.S. and Rev. Walter Milandu, C.PP.S. talk during a break. The second day of the Community Life Symposium built upon the previous day.  The first day was devoted to a historical perspective of our community life and to hearing from other communities concerning community life.  Today the participants had [...]

By | 2017-07-25T14:38:20+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |Comments Off on Community Life Symposium:  Day 2

Community Life Symposium:  Day 1

Rev. Ed Dougherty, MM responds to a question during his presentation. The 2017 Community Life Symposium began with a moment of prayer on Monday, July 24.  The participants, Missionaries and lay associates, gathered in the Chapel of the Italian Provincial Center in Rome.  V. Rev. William Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. presided and preached during the [...]

By | 2017-07-24T13:50:33+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |Comments Off on Community Life Symposium:  Day 1