Chronicles of the General Assembly

Day 6, July 2: Discerning Hearts

Day 6, July 2: Discerning Hearts

Jeremy Dixon continues his daily chronicle from the General Assembly with Day 6, July 2: Discerning Hearts After approving the minutes, Guiseppe Turati, the Secretary General, gave a report on the statistical data of the Congregation. Members total 3,187, a 3 percent...

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Day 5, July 1  Family Values

Day 5, July 1 Family Values

Day 5, July 1  Family Values - Jeremy Dixon continues his daily chronicle... After the usual greetings of the day and the approval of the minutes, the assembly heard from John Rybolt, who announced the completion of the history of the Congregation and a commemorative...

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Day 4 – Back to Hogwarts

Day 4 – Back to Hogwarts

Day 4, June 30 — Back to Hogwarts 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...

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Day 3 – Let There Be Light

Day 3 – Let There Be Light

Day 3, June 29: Let There Be Light We began today with Fr. Greg speaking to the Assembly and all of the confreres in his last major address as Superior General. He thanked God for the blessings of the past 12 years and that he had much hope for the Congregation. As we...

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Day 2 – Table Talk

Day 2 – Table Talk

DAY 2: June 28 Table Talk - Summary  of Day 2 by Jeremy Dixon The delegates all came back for the second day of the assembly. After going through some logistics and the minutes from yesterday, Joe Agostino, the chair of the Preparatory Commission  and international...

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