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Day 12 / 12° Día / 12° Giorno – XX General Assembly

Today was the last day of the General Assembly. During the morning session, the members of the Assembly revised the document written by the writing committee and approved the final version of the Message of the XX General Assembly for the worldwide community. During the afternoon session, the Assembly discussed the preparation of the Bicentennial [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:14+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 12 / 12° Día / 12° Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 11 / 11° Día / 11° Giorno – XX General Assembly

Today the Assembly continued the Appreciative Discernment process revising the draft written yesterday including the proposals of each language group. During the afternoon, the Assembly discussed concrete actions to realize the Vision regarding the themes of Spirituality, Mission, Community, and Leadership. ___________________________ Español Hoy la Asamblea continuó el proceso de Discernimiento Apreciativo revisando el borrador [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:14+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 11 / 11° Día / 11° Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 10 / 10° Día / 10° Giorno – XX General Assembly

Today the General Assembly resumed the Appreciative Discernment Process. Each language group begun the “Design” phase of the process creating and discussing provocative propositions for the three pillars of our congregation - Spirituality, Community, and Mission - contained in the Vision Statement declared by this Assembly. The Writing Committee will take these propositions and will [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 10 / 10° Día / 10° Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 9 / 9o Día / 9o Giorno – XX General Assembly

From left to right: Fr. Giandomenico Piepoli, Fr. William Nordenbrock, Fr. I. Henry Brightraj, Fr. Emauele Lupi, and Fr. Walter Milandu.         Today the General Assembly gathered to elect the four Counselors for the General Curia. After a day of discernment and prayer, the counselors elected who will assist V. [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 9 / 9o Día / 9o Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 8 / 8o Día / 8o Giorno – XX General Assembly

Fr. Bill Nordenbrock and our former Moderators General Fr. Barry Fischer and Fr. Francesco Bartoloni Fr. Bill Nordenbrock of the Cincinnati Province has been elected as our new Moderator General. Congratulations to Fr. Bill and may St. Gaspar and Our Lady of the Precious Blood guide him in his new role in the [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 8 / 8o Día / 8o Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 6 / 6o Día / 6o Giorno – XX General Assembly

The discernment of the Assembly to elect the new leadership team continued on Saturday in Giano. In the morning, there was a straw ballot to surface possible names for Moderator General and in the afternoon, there was another ballot to surface names for possible Council members. The members of the Assembly returned to Rome in [...]

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Day 5 / 5o Día / 5o Giorno – XX General Assembly

              Today the Assembly moved to San Felice in Giano for 2 days of prayer and discernment in preparation for elections on Monday and Tuesday.  After spending the morning on the road from Rome to Umbria, the Assembly began anew with Eucharist at the main Altar of the Church [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 12th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 5 / 5o Día / 5o Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 4 / 4o Día / 4o Giorno – XX General Assembly

After Lauds and breakfast, day four of the Assembly began with the presentation of the Writing Committee’s draft of the Vision.  The morning was taken up with the work of discussing and editing the Vision, always a challenge when working with multiple languages.  By lunch, the Assembly had arrived at a Vision that the participants [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 4 / 4o Día / 4o Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 3 / 3er Día / 3zo Giorno – XX General Assembly

Today was a full day at the XX General Assembly.  The delegates entered into the Dream Phase of the Appreciative Discernment process and began to engage their imaginations to envision and discern the faithful future of the Congregation.  We began our work in small groups where each of the delegates presented their personal discernment of [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 3 / 3er Día / 3zo Giorno – XX General Assembly

Day 2 / 2o Día / 2o Giorno – XX General Assembly

Today the Assembly entered into the Appreciative Discernment Process, which will be the foundation for much of the work of the Assembly.  After a brief overview of the process by Bill Nordenbrock, the participants began the Discovery phase and spent the morning in pairs conducting mutual interviews.  The goal of this first step is to [...]

By | 2016-10-12T10:59:19+00:00 July 9th, 2013|Categories: English, Español, Italiano|Tags: |Comments Off on Day 2 / 2o Día / 2o Giorno – XX General Assembly