Madrid, Spain. On November 20th a meeting was held in Madrid in preparation for the Claretian participation at the next World Youth Day to be celebrated in Rio de Janiero, Brazil in 2013.
Along with Fr. Miguel Velasco, General Prefect of the Apostolate, present were Fr. Marcos Aurelio Loro, Provincial Superior of Brazil; Fr. Ronaldo Mazula, Prefect of the Apostolate of Brazil; Fr. Luis Manuel Suárez of the Province of Santiago, who was the general coordinator of the past WYD-2011 celebrated in Madrid, and Fr. Juan Carlos Martos, Secretary of Youth Ministry.
It was not only a review of the essential information on the organization and coordination done at the previous WYD-CF, but also an occasion to dialogue about various strategic aspects in preparation for the next WYD in Rio de Janiero.