Newsletter nº 13 - 19 December 2020
Being Superior during a pandemic
"Serving as superior in times of pandemic: Leadership in Religious Communities at the Time of Covid-19", was the title of the webinar that was held on 2 December from 15.00 to 17.00.
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JPIC promoters and the Laudato Si' rollout plan
The Spanish-Portuguese and the English JPIC Promoters met on November 18 to have a better understanding of the the Laudato Si' Roll Out Plan and how their congregations can actively participate. This journey, which was initiated by the Dicastery Promoting Integral Human Development, calls on religious communities to put their spiritual lives into action.
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Covid-19 and Consecrated Life
"In many nations the pandemic has become a pretext to exacerbate governments' authoritarian attitudes and halt the democratic nature of decision-making processes." It is the view of Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, President of the Union of Superiors General (USG). He made known that the clergy look forward to a synodal experience of consecrated life based on the Pope's proposal to the whole Church.
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Engaging Laudato Si
Over 150 committed and enthusiastic participants were engaged in the JPIC promoters five-day workshop Engaging Laudato Si'.
The workshop featured the work of 22 presenters who spoke at sessions in relation to their work. Each day featured discussion themes important to JPIC such as integral ecology, religious life, ministry, encounter and dialogue.
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Year of St Joseph
For some years now, the congregations of the St. Joseph Institute-Italian Federation, Oblates of St. Joseph, and the Giuseppini del Murialdo have been setting up a "St. Joseph Committee", which has promoted a number of initiatives to foster knowledge and devotion to St. Joseph and now, at the urging of Patris Corde, seeks to involve the congregations and religious orders that are inspired by St. Joseph to be able to live in communion and celebrate some moments of the Josephine year.
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