(Belo Horizonte, Brazil) – The rectors of the shrines of Our Lady of Perpetual Help of Brazil gathered in the San Jose Retreat House, with the theme “Contemplating the icon of love and solidarity for the mission in the wounded world” and the motto: “From devotion to action”, in Belo Horizonte (MG) from 13 to 16 September. The event was organized by the National Commission of devotion to the Mother of Perpetual Help and also characterized the participation of the laity and representatives of the social works related to the sanctuaries.
Thirty-two people, including religious and lay people, attended the meeting that promoted prayer, celebrations, the study of the Marian icon, group, and work lessons, to strengthen and spread the devotion to the Mother of Perpetual Help. The event was supported by Fr. José Afonso Trembach, C.Ss.R.
The next meeting of the group will be in Manaus (AM), between 13th and 15th September 2019.