La Delegazione Africa delle Pie Discepole del Divin Maestro ha celebrato la sua 3° Assemblea, che si è tenuta il 22-25 settembre 2016. L'Assemblea si è svolta nella casa Divin Maestro di Kinshasa, nella Repubblica Democratica del Congo, e ha riunito 25 membri di tutte le sette comunità: 20 professe di voti perpetui e 5 professe di voti temporanei.
Nella celebrazione eucaristica, in occasione della festa del Clero della Diocesi di Loja, in Ecuador, il 13 settembre scorso, le Pie Discepole del Divin Maestro hanno iniziato una nuova presenza in questa Diocesi. Con un accordo di collaborazione pastorale con la Diocesi le nostre sorelle lavoreranno per la catechesi ai bambini di prima comunione, ai giovani cresimandi, la catechesi per i genitori, e la formazione biblica.
Dal 15 al 21 settembre, è venuta tra noi Sr. M. Celina Cunha, vicaria generale, per guidarci nel cammino di organizzazione e animazione della comunità a seguito della nomina della nuova responsabile, sr. M. Cecylia Wilk, e in vista del 9° Capitolo Generale.
On the 24th of September 2016, in the Provincial House of the Disciples of the Divine Master in Warsaw, the ceremony for the opening of the second Provincial Chapter took place. Participating in the Chapter are the sisters of the Provincial government (members by right) and the delegates who were elected in a previous vote: 16 perpetually professed sisters and one sister in temporary vows. Sr. M. Anetta Szczykutowicz, General Councillor, delegate of the Superior General, came from Rome for this important occasion, and will assist at the deliberations.
From the 26th of August to the 6th of September, our Mother General, Sr. M. Regina Cesarato visited the Argentine Delegation.
From the 4th to the 11th of September, us junior sisters were at the significant places for our spirituality: San Lorenzo di Fossano, Bra, Cherasco, Narzole, Alba, Guarene and Benevello.
"It is to give thanks and to praise Thy name…” – with this song of our hearts we celebrated today, August 25th 2016, the 60th foundation anniversary of our Congregation, Disciples of the Divine Master in the Philippines-Taiwan-Hongkong Province. Together, with our lay collaborators (PLMC), friends, benefactors and families, we celebrated this day in the spirit of gratitude and joy with the solemn Eucharistic celebration held in the Divine Master Chapel, Antipolo and was presided over by His Grace Mons. Francisco de Leon, Auxiliary Bishop of Antipolo. Also concelebrating were priests from the different male religious Orders and Congregations.
On the 15th of August 2016, Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sr. M. Glades Souza, currently in Rome for the trimester of preparation for Perpetual Profession, renewed her consecration as a Disciple of the Divine Master.
The Eucharistic celebration took place in the Church of Jesus the Divine Master and was presided over by Fr. Graziano Sala. The religious vows were received by the Vicar General, Sr. M. Celine Cunha.
From the 12th to the 14th of August in Quito, Ecuador, the Latin American Episcopal Conference (CELAM) and the Catholic Biblical Federation for Latin America and the Caribbean organized the 2nd Meeting for biblical animators, with the theme: "The missionary disciples are back filled with joy" . It was attended by 85 people, from 25 nations, representing 22 Bishops' Conferences of America.
On the 15th of August, Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Parish, the Parish of St. Stanislaus at Gródek, Ukraine, had reason to celebrate: Sr. M. Evelina Sukharska and Sr. M. Ania Chernetska, made their Perpetual Profession as Disciples of the Divine Master.