Guatemala, Guatemala. The Encounter of the Prefects of Formation of our Congregation (from 13 to 22nd May 2019) along with Fr. Mathew Vattamattam, the Superior General, who is animating the Encounter started today, on 13th May 2019 at St. Claret Retreat Centre, Guatemala. The Encounter is based on the theme, “To progress and grow as disciples until we are transformed as was our Founder, St. Antony Mary Claret.” There are 31 participants from our Major Organisms and Delegations. This important event began with a half day recollection and Holy Mass lead by Fr. Ismael Montero, the Provincial Superior of Centroamérica.
In the afternoon sessions the participants introduced themselves and discussed the schedules and time table of the programme. Fr. Mathew Vattamattam addressed the participants and enlightened the members the importance of the encounter.
- During the encounter they will concentrate on: Discernment and accompaniment, Inter-culturality and Solidarity mission
- Other major item is discussion on the GPF (General Plan of Formation)
In the concluding session of the day the participants came together on the basis of Conferences and discussed the questions on statistical data of Students under formation, formative itinerary, challenges and strengths in our formative processes, best formative practices in our formation, members of each Organism send for universal mission.