3rd National Gathering of the Brazilian Teams of Our Lady

The 3rd National Gathering of the Brazilian Teams of Our Lady took place in Aparecida, in the state of São Paulo from June 30 to July 3, 2015.  The Cardinal Archbishops Dom Raimundo Damasceno Assis (Aparecida) and Dom Odilo Scherer (Sao Paulo) were present with five bishops, 250 priests, monks and nuns and almost 6500 team members from all the provinces of the Super-Region of Brazil.  To and Zé Moura Soares, the International Leading Team’s Responsible Couple, Father Jacinto Farias, the International Leading Team’s Spiritual Counsellor and the Liaison Couple for the America Zone, Graça et Roberto Rocha were also present.
The Gathering took place in the “Father Victor Coelho” Events Centre, an annex of the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, the Patron Saint of Brazil.  The theme of the Gathering was “The Christian Couple: Feast of Joy and Married Love,” based on the phrase, “Do whatever He tells you.“ (Jn 2:5)