XVII GENERAL CHAPTER
(Updated on August 18, 2018)

This morning Mass was celebrated in Spanish and presided over by our new Superior General together with the two Chapter Members from Peru, Fr. Manuel Montes and Fr. Josbel Soplin. We were invited to pray mostly particularly for the Province of Peru, which still awaits the appointment of a new Provincial.

In his homily, Fr. Montes made reference to the Gospel of the Day the need to heal memories of all those conflicts which have wounded fraternal relations. with his focus on forgiveness and the need to heal memories of all those conflicts which have wounded fraternal relations.

The Moderator of the morning, Fr. McDonnell, when opening the session, called for prayer on behalf of the victims of flooding in Kerala and for the assistance of all those afflicted by these conditions. He then turned and offered, on behalf of all the Chapter Members, thanks to Fr. Meleth and to our temporary professed students Br. Abin, Br. Benjie and Br. Sebastian for their hard work and dedication to organize and maintain the support and logistics for the Chapter. He also recognized the help offered by those working in the kitchen and the household services.

The work of the Chapter turned to the reading and approval of the minutes both of the preceding Monday and of the Elections held on Tuesday. This was followed by further discussions on both initial and ongoing Formation.

The afternoon was given to further discussion of issues regarding Religious Life, Apostolates, and Government.

In the evening, the Cultural Presentation was made by members of the Province of Peru.



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