Motivated by the General Government, the Latin American and Caribbean Conference is preparing the first International Congress of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, to be held at the city of Campo Grande, from the 12th to the 16th of May, 2014. With the Theme: “Make her known in the whole world”, and with the object: “to increase the knowledge of the Icon of our Mother of Perpetual Help, so as to strengthen a mission of the Church by evangelizing through Marian devotion”, this international congress proposes to bring together confreres from different pars of the world. Various themes will also be studied and reflected upon, such as “Devotion in a Secularized Culture and Devotion at the Inter-religious level”, “The significance of the Icon and Perpetual Help, in light of Mariology”, “Popular Devotion and Evangelization and its spiritual, pastoral and missionary message” and other important topics. The greater part of the conferences will be given in English, some, however, will be offered in Spanish, Portuguese or Italian. If you would like to participate in this Congress, write to the Provincial of Campo Grande, Father JoaquimParron (email@example.com) orto Father DirsonGonçalves (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Here is the personal invitation from the Provincial, Fr. Joaquim Parron: http://youtu.be/9WTqo6HRCqY