RMG - Towards Salesian Family Spirituality Days 2021

11 January 2021

(ANS - Rome) - The Spirituality Days of the Salesian Family take place online from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 January. To date, more than 5,000 registrations have already been made among the 12 regional-linguistic coordination centers.

The Days follow a specific program. On Friday 15 and Saturday 16, it is divided into two distinct blocks: a joint session in live streaming, which will be screened all over the world from 13 to 15.30 Italian time; and another shall be regional, conducted by the various regional coordination, at different times depending on time zones.

The joint program begins on Friday 15 January, from 1 to 3.30 pm, with the opening session, prayer and the presentation of the Strenna 2021 by the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime. There will also be an intervention by Mons. Derio Olivero, Bishop of Pinerolo. This first part will be broadcast live on the ANS Facebook page and on ANSChannel.

On Saturday 16 the common session will continue and, on the same channels indicated above, there will be a live broadcast starting at 1 pm of: “The voice of the Groups of the Salesian Family in the world”.

Parallel to the common work sessions, those divided by language will be held and managed by the various coordination centers. The Italian language group starts on Friday 15 January at 5.30 pm; the French and English language sessions at 4 pm, the Spanish language at 6 pm and, finally, the Portuguese language session begins at 9 am the following Saturday.

The Sunday program, on the other hand, will be uniform for all, with the closing Mass presided over by the Rector Major at 12.30.

"It is the first time that an event has been organized in this manner," explains the Central Delegate of the Rector Major for the Salesian Family, Fr Joan Lluís Playà. "In the central organization there is the important technical support of ANS and IME, but there is also the many energies spent by the volunteers of the various groups of the Salesian Family," he added.

Anyone wishing to register can do so at the following link, selecting the language they prefer. 


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