News of the 2016 General Assembly

Daily Chronicles and other news from the 2016 General Assembly
Superior General’s closing homily

Superior General’s closing homily

Superior General's homily – Closing Eucharist July 15 After a long and intensive preparatory road leading  us to the 42 General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission on a personal, communitarian, provincial and international levels, the delegates from all the...

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Day 19, July 15: Forward in Hope

Day 19, July 15: Forward in Hope

The assembly began this last day by remembering in our prayers all those who died or were wounded in the terrorist attack yesterday in Nice…. Fr. Tomaz ended with some powerful words: “Let’s keep dreaming, but let’s dream together. If one person dreams alone, the dream remains a dream. But if we dream together, the dream becomes a reality.”

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Day 17, July 13: Coming Down the Stretch

Day 17, July 13: Coming Down the Stretch

Frédéric Pellefigue from the Commission on Synthesis and Redaction presented proposed general lines of action. The floor was then opened for comments. As expected, many delegates made observations and suggestions. After lunch, the delegates again met in continental groups to discuss concrete lines of action for each conference. They will return tomorrow for a plenary session.

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