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.
“This is a hard saying; who can understand it?” (Jn 6:60). Many disciples had this reaction to Jesus’ words after the multiplication of bread. In a clear allusion to the Eucharist, Jesus said that his body is true nourishment and that his blood is a true drink.
Every year those who are in positions of responsibility within the Movement across the world meet up in a different country to attend the International College. It is a unique moment, which allows everyone to experience a sense of fraternity that was so dear to Father Caffarel, to share in the life of the Teams and to discuss the priorities chosen by the International Leading Team.
In my previous letters to you, the background theme over the years has been concentrated on two Endeavours touching on the spirituality of our movement. Namely, the Sit-Down and Married Prayer.
In Scripture, we come across this sentence: I place before you two paths: life and death (cf Dt 30:19). Follow the path of life and you will live, whereas the other one, even if it seems easy and attractive, distances us from ourselves and lead us to death,..
Our Movement is committed to moving forward in keeping with the rhythm of the Church and its Synod. The Church is seeking, in the light of the Gospel, “to discern the ways in which the Church and society can renew their commitment to the family founded upon the marriage between a man and a woman.”
Knowing how to read the signs of the times
The International nature of our Mouvement is sourc of great richness
I delivered to you, what I aslo received.
International leading team Brasilia letter to the team members of the world. Dear Team Members and Spiritual Counsellors: Following the Gathering in Brasilia, the first to be held outside Europe, and in the spirit of the internationality of our Movement, we are sending this letter to all of you, Members of the Teams of Our Lady…