At the end of the General Chapter Fr Jan Hulshof received a letter from Card. Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State of the Vatican, with a message from the Holy Father to the whole Society. [Read more…] about A message to Marists from Pope Benedict
The last day of the 2009 General Chapter began with a final address, delivered by the Superior General, Fr John Hannan. The Chapter was then declared closed by the President of the Chapter, Fr Jan Hulshof. [Read more…] about General Chapter Concludes
During the morning session, the capitulants returned to their discussion concerning the postulata in relation to La Neyliere and the cause for the beatification of Jean Claude Colin. [Read more…] about General Chapter: Explore the Possibility of Re-opening the Cause of JC Colin
The morning session was devoted to the consideration and discussion of two postulata which required the attention of a plenary session of the Chapter. All other postulata had been incorporated previously in the work of the Topic Groups. [Read more…] about General Chapter: St Jean Claude?
The capitulants spent most of the morning working in their topic groups and redrafting their documents for presentation to the Chapter. [Read more…] about General Chapter: “On Task”
As the Chapter begins to wind up, the tempo is stepping up. Group reports are being presented for final editing. The role of the Superior General in the election process of a Provincial and conciliation processes for when a person or province is in dispute with a person on the General Administration have all been decided.