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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...
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.”
After the lunch break, Gabriel Naranjo of Colombia presented the final document on behalf of the Synthesis and Redaction Commission. He explained in detail how the committee drafted and prepared the document.
A wonderful symbol that speaks so strongly of collaboration or support within the Vincentian Family is a picture with pieces of puzzle, that is made up of different colors, shapes and sizes, after placed together, they make up a beautiful picture!
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.