World Youth Day 2019, with "Follow Me" as its theme, was held in Panama on the 22nd to the 25th of January. Five RSCJ participated in the Vocation Fair, and here they share their experience.
Pastoral Projects and Activities
To mark the Bicentenary of the arrival of Philippine Duchesne in America, the Youth and Vocations teams of the province of Perú organised a Youth Congress.
Sophie Maille rscj writes about "Magis Summer 2018: With Saint Philippine, let's cross our frontiers!" which took place in Grenoble (France) on July 15-28, 2018.
“Together we are learning, early on in childhood, how to look after ourselves and build peace.” The Santo Domingo Community in Montevideo, Uruguay shares about the children's camp for caring and peace.
JOSAC-Peru had a Workshop for Leaders from 18th till 20th of August 2017, which enabled the young people to express their creativity and enthusiasm, create friendship bonds across various cultures, and generate a spirit of mission and commitment to the common good.
During Holy Week, families of the Sacred Heart School of Mexico, from five-year-old girls and boys up to seniors of 60 years of age, took part in the Mission Activity in the Valley of Mezquital.
In just a few days, the hospitality center of the parish in Zabaldika will once again welcome pilgrims who will walk the Way this year 2017.
As part of the Youth Ministry Plan of the province of Perú, a workshop for leaders (JOSAC – PE), with the theme "Caring for Life and Creation," was held from Saturday 12th till Monday 14th December 2015.
For some time now the province of Mexico has organized for young women an experience of walking among rural communities. Here is the testimony of two youths who participated in the last "hike."
Olaya Mayans rscj and Patricia Hevia rscj share about the summer pastoral activity of walking part of the Camino de Santiago with 26 students from some of the Sacred Heart schools in Spain, three teachers, and another rscj from Congo.