2022-01-04 PHILIPPINES

CMMF renewal of commitment and recognition of Friends of Marcellin

The East Asia members of the Champagnat Movement of the Marist Family took a public renewal of their commitment last January 02, 2022 on the occasion of the 205th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Marist Institute. Some joined during the face-to-face gathering at the Province Center and others, especially from Marikina and Kidapawan, joined online in Zoom.

Members renewed their commitment to follow Jesus in the way of Mary and to grow in the awareness of encountering God in everyday life, to live the family spirit in keeping with the family of Nazareth and to be witnesses and apostles, evangelizers of the world by the quality of witnessing in respective families, community and environment, among young people and in the Church.

Friends of Marcellin

Also on the same event, the Friends of Marcellin were recognized and welcomed by the Provincial, Br. Ador Santiago. The Friends of Marcellin is an organized group composed of individuals who want to know more the charism of St. Marcellin Champagnat and desire to live it, are in love with Mary, and have the apostolic Zeal to serve humanity.

For the second batch, there were 34 who have undergone and finished the monthly formation sessions since August 2021 to December 2021. Nine came from Notre Dame of Dadiangas University, Twenty from Notre Dame of Cotabato and Five from Notre Dame of Marbel University.


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