Chile - Provincial Assembly: the process of renewal continues
Cañas, Chile - May 2017 - From 16 to 19 May, fifty Salesians from the Chilean Province (CIL) gathered to discern and work on the document for the renewal of the Provincial Plan, and the reorganization of various aspects of the CIL Province. The Vice-Provincial, Fr David Albornoz, presented a synthesis of what has been done so far. The Salesians who were present were divided into groups to work on the operational aspects of the reorganization based on new specific goals: to evaluate the situation of the Province; to ensure the consistency of the Salesian communities; to consolidate vocations ministry; to foster ongoing formation. to consolidate the economic sustainability of the works; to develop social ministry; to reinforce the Salesian Family, the communication area and the charismatic project of the Catholic University of "Silva Henríquez". Every aspect will be discussed and reflected on by the working groups, which will then draw up a working paper orientating the overall reorganization of the CIL Province in the coming years. After this work and during this year the Provincial Council will analyse the document, then send it to the Rector Major who is responsible for the final review and approval.