The Provincial and Councillors attend Rector Major`s Team Visit  by Joseph Pulinthanath sdb
    Shillong, Mar. 6. 2017 Fr. George Maliekal, the Provincial of Shillong, together with his Council, took part in the Team Visit of the Rector Major at Citadel, Chennai, 28th February - 4th March 2017.
    In his team visit to the region of South Asia, Don Bosco`s tenth successor, Rector Major, Angel Fernandez Artime, was accompanied by other members of the General Council  - Fr. Francesco Cereda, the Vicar General, Fr. Ivo Coelho, Councillor for Formation, Fr. Fabio Attard, Councillor for Youth Ministry, Fr. Gulliermo Basanes, Councillor for the Missions, and Fr. Filberto Gonzalez, Councillor for Social Communication. The Economer General Bro Jean Muller could not be present.

    The Team Visit which aimed at conducting a general evaluation of the region and reflection on the implementation of the General Chapter 27, the re-shaping of the Salesian mission and Strategic Planning for the South Asian region for the next decade, was attended by all the provincials of the South Asian region and their council, and also by the heads of the various networks of the Salesian Provincial`s Conference of South Asia (SPCSA).

    The meetings, which consisted of a judicious mix of input, reflection, general discussion and group discussions, also assigned time for the participants to meet as a Province and to reflect on how the recommendations of the team visit could be better implemented in the province.

    Each Province also got some time to spend with the Rector Major.

    Fr. Blasius Kujur could not attend the team visit due to his mother`s illness. Bro MA Abraham of INS, who was invited specially, also attended the meeting.
    Posted by Joseph Pulinthanath