Community of Roma
The second session of the 2021 Provincial Chapter took place from September 25th to October 3rd. This chapter has made us live personally and communitarily something of its spiritual experience : to taste the Goodness of God and to "give oneself up" in trust in the motherly prayer of Our Lady of the Cenacle to whom we have all entrusted ourselves.
Married with four children and working for the parish, Andrea received an invitation to become a deacon in a large Roman parish. Although this may seem a novel idea, the reason lies in the desire of the diocese of Rome to re-restablish an already used model in the early days of Christianity to revitalise the parish.
From May 2021 until July 2022, the Society of Jesus celebrates an Ignatian Year. What is an Ignatian Year? May 20, 2021 marks the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius’ conversion - that fateful day when Ignatius the soldier, struck by a cannonball, began his transformation into Ignatius the pilgrim. Here are some key dates in 2021 and 2022.
A first virtual meeting of the Provincial Chapter 2021 held from 23 to 25 April. It brought together 70 participants, sisters and lay people, for 3 days, on the theme of “How do the challenges facing the Church affect us?”.
The next Chapter of the Europe-Togo Province of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Cenacle will take place in Rome from 25 September to 4 October 2021. But in fact, what is a Provincial Chapter? What are the issues and topics discussed? How does such a gathering take place? How is the voting done? All the answers in this article!