(Bangalore, India) The Extra Ordinary General Visitation in India (4 Assemblies in New Delhi, Goa, Kerala & Bangalore) came to an end on the 11th of May.
Fr Micheal Brehl, the Superior General is now meeting with the 3 (V) Provincial Councils of Bangalore, Liguori & Majella (14th to 16th of May) at Liguori Bhavan in Bangalore. Fr General is accompanied by Fr. Sebastian Anitdao (General Consultor) and Fr. Jovencio Ma (Conference Co-ordinator).
The first day began with the mass presided over by Fr. General where he stressed the need to be open and to listen to the working of the Spirit in each one present. He chose the example of the election of St. Mathias on the feast of St. Mathias to show how the Spirit can choose the one not expected and how the Spirit can work through the one chosen by God. He emphasized the necessary qualities of leadership both encouraging the leadership teams and also challenging us.
The day was devoted to sharing on the responses and impressions of the 4 Assemblies, reviewing the Missionary Priorities and Apostolic Priorities for India.
Fr. General and the team will be meeting with each of the (V) Provincial Councils (Bangalore, Liguori, and Majella) today and tomorrow individually.
Fr. Ivel Mendanha, C.Ss.R.