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1956: In Nigeria, the Brothers of St. Peter Claver joined the Marist Brothers’ Congregation.

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New Commission members officially take up office



The International Commission of Brothers Today meets to discuss upcoming activities

21/06/2016: General House - Photo gallery

The new members of the International Commission of Brothers Today took up office during their meeting at the general house from June 9 – 15, aimed at discussing its objectives and activities for the following three-year term.

They include Brothers Márcio Henrique Ferreira da Costa (Brasil Centro-Norte), Vincent Abadom (Nigeria), Cyprian Gandeebo (West Africa), Lindley Sionosa (East Asia), Óscar Martín Vicario (Compostela), Sefo Une (District of the Pacific) and Luis Felipe González Ruiz (México Central). 

Other members include Brothers Peter Rodney (Australia/ MAPAC), General Councillors Ernesto Sánchez and Eugène Kabanguka as link with the general council, the Secretariat directors, Brothers Tony Leon and Hipólito Pérez.

During their meeting, they discussed the Commission’s role, its objectives for the next three years and the current activities of the Brothers Today Secretariat.

Participants followed up on the survey of the Marist International Colloquium about Initial Formation and considered its implications. 

On June 14, the Commission reflected on building the Vocation Animators’ programme and later met with the Commission of the Marist Spiritual Patrimony.

The following day, the International Commission of Brothers Today reflected on communion with the Secretariats of the Laity and of Mission, as part of the New Models project, and held an evaluation of the week, followed by concluding remarks.

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