The Inter Vocational team in Indian Unit organized the 2nd Common Formation for the four vocations, especially for the Youth. It was held on 10.11.2017 at Life Centre, the Claritian’s house the Institute for the Lay people, Dindigul. The themes were:
1. “Promotion of Youth in the Families and Society”
2. “Founder’s writing on Communion”
Rev. Fr. Benedict Anelin, the National president of the Priest Associates, Rev. Fr. Victor, the secretary of the National Committee of the Priest Associates and the treasurer of Bicentenary team, India conducted the sessions for the youth of the Holy Family.
The Youth (Boys and Girls), Secular members, Priest Associates, Lay Associates and Apostolic Sisters, all together 78 members participated and gained the Common Formation.
The following next two days 11 and 12th of November, the 12th National meeting for the Lay Associates was organized by the National Committee members. They were 45 Lay Associates from Kaliakkavilai, Chennai, Madurai, Ramanakkapeta and Ramakuppam present in this two days’ programme.
The 7th Asian Convention for Lay Associates was transmitted to all the Associates. Input sessions on ‘Emerging world view’, the ‘Ten Universal Powers’ ‘Health Care programme’ ‘Herbal medicine’ and ‘Home Garden’ were taken by Srs. Alice, Kamazh, Vimala, Mrs. Lilly and Mrs. Mini respectively. Apart from this, a view on Bicentenary celebration and Humanitarian project were shared by Sr. Rosilin and Mr. Amal Raj.
As a souvenir of the preparation of 200 years of the foundation of our Holy Family, laminated pictures of our Ven. Founder PBN were distributed to all the participants by Sr. Mary the Unit Leader.
This three days programme was ended with vote of thanks by Sr. Gracy the coordinator of the National Committee of the Lay Associates and meaningful prayer by Chennai Associates.