OUTREACH TO ST. MONICA OUTSTATION IN RUIRU
Between Sunday 24th and Friday 28th of August an outreach to the outstation of Saint Monica was organised by the SDC members in Ruiru. Members and candidates met daily with the children in the compound of the church, for time of playing and catechism. On one occasion the children were invited in the SDC Centre for some hours of playing and learning. The children were invited to keep attending the SDC meetings.
SEMINAR FOR ASPIRANTS IN RUIRU
On the 21st and the 22nd of August a two-day seminar was organised for the Aspirants of Ruiru. The theme was “The Gifts of the Holy Spirit.” After reviewing the teaching of the Church about the Gifts, and through discussions and other activities, these Gifts were analised in the lives and writings of a number of saints, namely Ġorġ Preca, Charles Lwanga, Maximilian Kolbe and Oscar Romero.
Course for catechists (Peru)
Members and candidates in Peru organized and delivered a course for catechists in the Parish of La Virgen di Fatima in Puente Pietra, in the Diocese of Caraballyo in Lima.
The course, held between 7th
August, focused on the role of the catechist in catechesis
ended with a half day retreat and mass. Members and candidates from Malta also attended.
Seminar for Candidates in Peru
A weekend seminar was held for the Peruvian and Maltese candidates in the Retreat House in Guayabo between 1st and 3rd August. Youth members also participated. The seminar, entitled "The SDC vocation: a way of life" focused on the 5 dimensions of the SDC vocation. It was truly a formative experience as well as a celebration of joy and fraternity.