Come and See (YouTube Channel)
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, SDC Centres are kept closed and all activities have been suspended. The SDC has set up a YouTube channel entitled ‘Ejjew u Taraw’ (Come and See). Twice a week the SDC uploads information, thus keeping in touch with families.
Spiritual Exercises for Aspirants (Malta)
The SDC in Malta organized Spiritual Exercises for Aspirants in Malta and Gozo from 5 to 8 March 2020. About 140 Aspirants participated. The Spiritual Exercises were held at the Dar il-Ħanin Samaritan Conference Centre, at St Michael School and at the SDC Centre in Pembroke. The Assistant Superior General shared reflection on the theme ‘Three Hearts’. A live-in for Gozitan Aspirants was organized in the same dates, thus allowing them to join the Maltese Aspirants for the Spiritual Exercises.
Celebrating SDC Vocation Day (Australia)
The SDC Vocation day was celebrated in Adelaide, South Australia, during the first weekend of March. On Friday 6 March, the SDC members and the Preca Family Group celebrated the Word and Eucharist. John Micallef gave a reflection about Christian faith communities modelled on the Holy Trinity and about forgiveness as the lifeblood in a group. During all masses, during the weekend an SDC Member spoke briefly about the beauty of the SDC Vocation.
Lent retreat (Cuba)
On Saturday 29th February, the SDC members in Sagua la Grande, together with Fr Neldo, parish priest, organized the Lent retreat for the parishioners. This year, being the 25th anniversary of the diocese of Santa Clara, the chosen theme was ‘The Catholic Church, sign of the presence and mercy of God in our world’. About 150 people attended this event. During this retreat, books of our Founder and other SDC publications were made available.