Kenya – Regional Meeting of Youth Ministry Delegates of Africa-Madagascar 2021

26 October 2021

(ANS – Nairobi) – The annual meeting of Youth Ministry Delegates of Africa-Madagascar was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 16 to 21 October 2021. 13 Delegates participated in this meeting, of whom 6 were present for the first time. The meeting was animated by the General Councillor for Youth Ministry, Fr Miguel Angel García Morcuende, together with Fr Patrick Anthonyraj, the team member of the Department. This is the first meeting of Delegates in presence in this six-year term.

The meeting began with motivation session followed by “Lectio Divina”. The important themes that were taken for reflection and discussions were: Youth Ministry & Family, Organic Coordination of Youth Ministry, Commission and structures, the document on the Parish and Shrines, and Salesian Youth Movement. The methodology of each session of 90 minutes comprised of presentation, group work and assembly sharing.

On Monday 18 October, the participants visited the nearby Salesian presences of “Don Bosco Boys Town”, “Bosco Boys” and Theologate of Utume.

The third day was dedicated for joint reflection with the Delegates for the Formation. Fr TJ George of “Don Bosco Tech Africa” also presented the initiatives of TVET centres. After the communication of important information, the meeting was concluded with the evaluation and a personal take-home proposal. During the days of meeting, Fr García Morcuende had a personal colloquy with each Delegate, listening and encouraging them in their ministry.


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