México, D.F. On the 16th of January the First Encounter between the heads of the NACLA (Claretians of North America) and CICLA (Claretians of Latin America) Confederations took place in Mexico City.
The encounter was presided over by Miguel Angel Velasco who was also conducting a General Visit to the Province of Mexico.
Representing NACLA was the participation of Fathers Rosendo Urrabazo from the USA Province and Romualdo Arbina from the Canadian Delegation. From CICLA was the Executive Board, Fathers Alejandro Cerón, President (from Mexico); Juan Carlos Bartra (from Peru), Vice-president; and Alejandro Quezada (from Mexico), Executive Secretary.
During the dialogue issues were addressed relative to the situation each confederation is living, the ways they are addressing the priorities of the Congregation, and the mutual cooperation between them in order to further integration.
In the photo, left to right: Fathers Alejandro Cerón, Rosendo Urrabazo, Juan Carlos Bartra, Alejandro Quezada, Miguel Angel Velasco and Romualdo Arbina.