Friday, September 13, 2013

How is the Orionine Congregation in Africa?

The Orionine Synod for AfricaBonoua (Côte d’Ivoire).
Representatives of the Orionines communities in Africa and Madagascar look together on the evolution of the Congregation in Africa.
Many were the representatives of the Orionine Congregation from Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mozambique and Madagascar gathered from 8th to 10th September, in Bonoua, for the "Orionine Synod for Africa." Were also presente, the Superior General Don Flavio Peloso, the Councillor General Don Eldo Musso, the Italian Provincial Superior Don Pierangelo Ondei , Fr Aparecido Da Silva, Superior of the Province of South Brazil, Fr Malcolm Dyer our Delegate Superior and Fr Basile Aka Superior of the Vice-Province our Lady of Africa for French speakers.

"The name of this solemn meeting - said the Superior General Don Flavio Peloso - simply means that superiors and confreres intend to watch together (synod) by comparing experiences and some guidance on practical issues of the enculturation of religious life and of our charism in Africa. The aim of the synod is also to study some kind of stable cooperation to promote a unitary and identity of the Congregation in various countries of Africa and Madagascar. "

From Kenya, was present Fr Paul Mboche Mwangi, our Coordinator accompanied by Fr Peter Wambulwa, first Kenyan Orionine Priest.

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