RMG - Meeting of Formation Delegates of Africa-Madagascar Region
Rome, RMG - October 2020 - The meeting of the 15 Provincial Delegates for Formation of the Salesian Provinces of the Africa-Madagascar Region took place from 16 to 20 October through the Zoom platform. The meeting was chaired by Fr Ivo Coelho, General Councilor for Formation, assisted by Fr Silvio Roggia and Salesian Brother Raymond Callo, of the same Department. Also present were Fr José Elégbédé, Delegate for Formation of the Conference of Provinces and Vice Provinces of Africa-Madagascar (CIVAM), Fr Camiel Swertvagher and Fr Francois Dufour, of the Salesian Formation Center for Africa and Madagascar (SAFCAM), and Fr Alphonse Owoudu, Councilor for the Africa-Madagascar Region, who participated in several sessions. The Commission discussed various issues of the GC28. Numerous suggestions were presented regarding the revision of the Ratio and the Criteria and Rules for admission. The Regional Formation Plan for the next six-year term (2020-2026) was drawn up. Strategies for the dissemination of materials on the Salesian Director and on Salesian Personal Accompaniment were also shared.