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Provincial Congregation of Brazil – Caribbean convened

June 3, 2024

Animated by the Holy Spirit, who led Mary, Mother Candida and who also leads us, the Provincial Superior, Sônia Maria Soares da Rocha, has convoked the Provincial Congregation of Brazil – Caribbean, which will be held at the Casa Santíssima Trindade, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, andwill begin on December 29, the day on which the first session will be held. It will be preceded by a day of retreat on the 28th.

According to our Constitutions and Directives, (CFI 252, DNC 165), the Regulations of the Provincial Congregation (RCP, nº 4, 12 and 13), there are 10 sisters who will participate by right and 19 sisters who will participate by election . Therefore, there will be 29 (10 by right and 19 by election) the members that will constitute this Provincial Congregation.

The material received from the General Government, which will help us in the reflection and formulation of the postulates for GC XIX, can be worked on in the communities from June to October, according to the reality of each region. The deadline for sending the postulates to the Provincial Superior will be November 20. We already have the schedule to present the material and motivate the communities of our province:

  • June 01 – Presentation to the superiors and vice-superiors of the Brazil region
  • June 12 – Presentation to the Cuban community
  • June 23 – Presentation to the Dominican Republic community

May Mother Candida and the Sisters who have preceded us intercede for us on this journey of preparation for General Congregation XIX.