THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015 (Malta)
The first Annual General Meeting of the Maltese Delegation was held between Friday 13th and Sunday 15th February. On the first day, the members and candidates prayed and reflected upon the Founder's words during a prayer meeting at the Blata l-Bajda Auditorium. On Saturday, the administrative and financial reports of the Delegation were presented to the members, followed by comments and questions. During the final day, the members and candidates met in a hotel at Marfa. Mass was followed by a keynote speech by Fr Joe Inguanez who spoke of the mission of the SDC in Malta today. Group discussions preceded lunch. The Meeting was concluded by the Superior General's reflections and a thanksgiving celebration.
Members Visit the SDC Centre in Peru
A group of members from the Delegation of Malta and a member from the SDC centre in Cuba are currently in the SDC Centre in Julio C. Tello in Lurin in Perù. They are helping out in catechesis and also carrying out maintenance and renovation works as needed both in the house and also in the Centre. This provided some members from the Centre with the opportunity to take a short rest in Malta whilst others are running a school of catechesis in Carabayllo.
Meeting with H.E. the Apostolic Nuncio of Malta
H.E. Mgr. Aldo Cavalli, the Apostolic Nuncio for Malta presided the General Meeting held on Wednesday 28th January 2015. After he was greeted by the Superior General of the Female Section, His Excellency delivered his message for the occasion. He highlighted the importance of proclaiming the Gospel in a way that makes sense in today’s culture. This quality was clearly evident in the Founder. The Superior General of the Male Section thanked the Nuncio for his visit. At the end of the meeting the Apostolic Nuncio blessed all male and female members present.
Visit by Italian Priests
On Wednesday 14th January a group of priests from the Diocese of Biella in Italy visited the Chapel of the Miraculous Medal and prayed in front of the Founder. Afterwards they visited the General House and Preca Library. They familiarized themselves with the life and work of the Founder as well as the apostolate of the Society.