Brazil – Accompanying young people’s vocational discernment
Pará de Minas, Brazil - September 2021 - From 16 to 20 September, the Regional Councilor for America South Cone, Fr Gabriel Romero, visited the Salesian community of Pará de Minas-MG where the Pre-Novitiate and the “Valdocco House” are located. The community provides the experience and a lived experience of the Salesian Youth Spirituality and vocational discernment. He also visited the Youth Center at the community and the various oratories animated by pre-novices. It was truly a time of formation and discernment in the mission and for the mission. The community is led by the Rector, Fr Roberto Carneiro, by the head of "Casa Valdocco" Fr Denis Dutra, and by five other Salesians, including two Salesian brothers who add richness of complementarity to living the Salesian consecrated vocation.