2022-09-21 ARGENTINA

Provincial meeting of the CMMF fraternities

After two years of virtual meetings, the fraternities of the Champagnat Movement of the Marist Family of the Cruz del Sur Province (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay) met again and concluded on September 18 their face-to-face meeting held at Villa Marista San José de Luján, in Argentina. 

The participants were welcomed by Ricardo Palomar, from the area of Marist Lay Vocation. Brothers Guillermo Mautino, fraternities advisor, and Marcelo De Brito, from the area of Marist Mission, gave very enriching talks on vocation and lay Marist bonding.

During the meeting, the CMMF fraternities joyfully received a virtual message from Br. Ernesto Sanchez, Superior General, and an affectionate greeting from the Provincial, Raul Schönfeld.

On Saturday evening, the members of the fraternities went to the Basilica of Luján, where there is an altar of Marcellin Champagnat. At the end of the Mass, they all prayed together remembering Marcellin’s promise at Fourvière.

On Sunday, the meeting concluded with a celebration in which we all planted a lemon tree in the garden of the Marist House as a symbol of the vitality and care of our vocation.


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