Feast of the Jubilarians
Laval, Friday June 21, 2019
2nd Co 11, 18.21b-30
Matthew 6, 19-23
What richness present in what we have lived, we the jubilarians and also in yours, even though your name is not in the list of this year jubilarians.
As an illustration, I am painting a picture with the strokes of a brush, here and there, with some of the various colours gathered among the jubilarians to whom I have asked for suggestions for this homily, the testimonies received being put together as such around the theme of gratitude, of what sustained us, the difficulties and about the continuity.
INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF MISSIONARY ANIMATION SERVICE
The digital era we live challenges us continuously. The Church, although still timid in responding to current defies, wants to go out to meet the marginalized. The Service of the Missionary Animation of the SME has wanted to reflect and update itself trying to read these signs and challenges. That is why all those responsible for MA have met in Nairobi these past days, to strengthen our mission of giving visibility to our missionary charism, to update and form ourselves in relation to new ways of doing animation, to reinvent ourselves as a service, and to elaborate together strategies for the next four years...
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of July, we had in Costa Rica, and particularly in the parish of San Marcos in Tarrazú, the first missionary camp organized by the Vocational Promotion Service in Central America...
During the activities, we had the commitment and the presence of our whole team in Costa Rica and also the precious collaboration and support of André Dionne and Elsa Izaguirre, members of Vocational Promotion in Central America.
"Recently, with the help of my companions of the local Group of Japan, I had the occasion to visit and live during one week in one of the bases of Caritas Mínamisanriku, prefecture of Miyagi, in the Tôhoku. That was one of the most affected sectors during the tsunami of 2011...