Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Sumedha Centre Hosts Salesian Brothers

Sumedha Centre Jeolikote was the venue of the Annual Meeting of the Salesian Brothers of the Salesian Province of New Delhi from 23rd to 25th of this month.

On the first day, Fr. A. U. Thomas, the Province Delegate for Social Communications, shared with the Brothers the Congregation’s vision for the Social Media, and showed the Brothers how to access the wealth of information, both Salesian and other, available on the Net, and how to make use of the Salesian Internet sites to enhance their ministry. In the evening Fr. Jose Mathew, the Province Economer, discussed with the Brothers some matters that needed attention in the financial and accounting sector.

On the second and third days, the Provincial Fr. P. J. Michael and the Vice Provincial Fr. Shilanand Kerketta shared with the Brothers some of the concerns of the Congregation in regard to Religious Life and Discipline, vocational fragility and ongoing formation. The Brothers had ample opportunity to share their own views on these matters.

The Brothers also had an enjoyable tour of the nearby tourist town of Nainital before winding up their meeting and stay at Sumedha Centre.

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