Italy - Second Day of Team Visit to Mediterranean Region
Rome, Italy - August 2017 - Yesterday, August 1, the work concerning the Team Visit to the Mediterranean Region continued with the General Economer, Jean-Paul Muller, who discussed the subjects: economy, sustainability, solidarity. Next on the agenda: thematic presentations, group work, return of groups to the assembly and, finally, words by the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime. In the afternoon, speakers included the Councilor for Social Communication, Fr Filiberto González and Fr Eusebio Muñoz on the Salesian Family. There were a number of proposal for reflection, question and answer sessions for group work, again the assembly, and the closing address of the Rector Major with, as always, a summary of the day's contents, plus steps taken and to be taken with reflections for all, as in the Salesian tradition, during the "Goodnight" speech. Fr Stefano Martoglio, Councilor for the Mediterranean Region, summarized yesterday's work as "very profitable, beautiful, rich, an interesting and profound discussion with confreres, thoughts n that look ahead with questions about yesterday's three issues: the economy, social communication and, then, the care and animation of the Salesian Family, another splendid topic."