Superiors of the province of the Claretians of St Thomas gathered at the CPH from 18-21 September 2012. The meeting started with evening Solemn Rosary. Fr. Provincial welcomed all with love and wished a fraternal encounter.
On 19th morning the provincial council lead the prayers and the members concelebrated the Holy Qurbana and during the homily Fr. Provincial highlighted the role of a superior in a community and spoke of the twelve goals for consecrated life 2020 (from the national convention of young religious)
Good Governance in Religious Congregations
Messengers of the Kingdom
Transformers of human community
People given identity for what they are to them
A life style of inclusive communion
Powered by evangelical counsels
Membership of adult prophets and professionals
Holistic creation spirituality
Organizational presence and mission thrust
Media active witness of life and intervention
Connected to modern technology for effectiveness
Partnership and networking for evangelical fruitfulness
At 9.00am, I session began with a prayer lead by Fr. Joy Cheradiyil and Fr. George Kollamparampil welcomed and wished a fruitful encounter to all. Fr. Provincial inaugurated the meeting with lighting the lamp.
At the time of presentation of reports, Fr. George Kollamparampil, provincial secretary, presented the provincial report and Fr. Jose Pulinkunnel the economic report of the province.
Today for the II, III and IV sessions were continued with the presentation of the house reports and made its clarifications.