RMG - Meeting of Formation Commission of America South Cone Region
Rome, RMG - September 2020 - The online meeting of the Commission for Formation of the America South Cone Region takes place from 14 to 18 September. The event brings together the Provincial Delegates for Formation from 11 Salesian Provinces in the region. It is chaired by Fr Ivo Coelho, General Councilor for Formation, assisted by Fr Francisco Santos, of the same department, and by Fr Gabriel Romero, Councilor for the America South Cone Region. The Commission discussed various themes of the GC 28, the program guidelines of the Rector Major for the next six years, and suggestions regarding the revision of the Ratio and the Criteria and Norms for admission. Statistics on formation for 2020 and the importance of forming formators were also presented. The Regional Plan for Formation for the next six-year term was drawn up and the Provinces shared the strategies they are developing for the dissemination of materials on the Salesian Rector and on Salesian Personal Accompaniment. The last day is dedicated to information on the stages of formation shared between the Provinces on the Department for Formation and, above all, on the organization of the six-year calendar.