“COME, FOLLOW ME.”
During the weekend between the 28th of February the 2nd of March 2014 a Live-In was organised for the Members and First-Year Candidates of Ruiru. The theme was “Come, follow me” (Mt 4, 19). Through Lectio Divina, communal prayer, reflections and discussions, this was an opportunity for the members of the Assignment group to know one another and the Society more, while reflecting on their discipleship, as Christians and as Members and Candidates in the SDC.
Activities in Poland
A group of about 25 boys and girls from St Luke’s Parish in Poznań took part in an activity held during the winter holidays from Monday 10th to Sunday 16th February 2014 by the SDC in Poznań. During this week the children prepared a small play entitled “Confusion in the world of fairytales”, which was presented to the parents and parishioners on Sunday afternoon. Everyday, the childen had time for sports activities in the nearby school’s gym, short catechesis, cooking sweets which were used as a treat on Sunday’s meeting and crafts involving the building of the drama props.
VISIT BY POLISH GROUP
On Friday 7 February 2014 Fr Tomasz Klin sj together with six Polish men living in Scotland and in England visited the Central House of the Society whilst on a short pilgrimage in Malta to places related to St Paul. Fr Tomasz is part of the Polish Catholic Community in St Mary's Cathedral, Aberdeen. The group had a discussion with members of the General Executive Council and a Mass at the Chapel of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal.
ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST ASSIGNMENT
Sunday 2nd February was the 107th anniversary of the evening when the Founder gathered a few young men for the first Assignment at the Ta’ Nuzzu church in Hamrun. The members of the two SDC Centres of Ħamrun commemorated the event by the Solemn Union at the church. The Superior General, who was also present, gave a message of encouragement for perseverance in vocation.