GC27: News Update

GC27: On the border between USA and Mexico

There are 3200 km of border between Mexico and the United States with 23 checkpoints. This is where one of the largest migrations in the world takes place. For this reason, on Thursday 20 March, the Provincial of Mexico-Guadalajara, Fr Cleophas Murguia Villalobos, and the Provincial of USA West, Fr Timothy Ploch, gave a shared Goodnight. Read more…

GC27: The programme for Monday, 24 March

The discernment process for the election of the Rector Major and tenth Successor of Don Bosco, and the General Council, began this morning, Monday 24 March. It is crucial at this stage to create a climate of silence, prayer and openness to the Holy Spirit, which is why the day is marked by recollection, interrupted only by times of liturgical prayer. Read more…

GC27: Chapter members visit the UPS. The Chancellor‘s Goodnight

Saturday 22 March was a special day for the Salesian Pontifical University (UPS) when it welcomed the members of the 27th   General Chapter, accompanied by the Rector Major, Fr Pascual Chávez, in one of his last commitments  as Superior General of the Salesians and Chancellor of the UPS. Read more…

GC27: Discernment for Elections

A new phase was announced by the Rector Major at the end of work on Saturday last. This is the phase of the elections which began this morning, Monday 24 March.

“This is the only time in the Congregation when there are direct elections. It is a week when there is a particular tension which should not be psychological but spiritual, characterized first of all by listening to the Word and docility to the Spirit. This generates a great interior freedom at the time of voting.” Read more…

Thank you Don Chavez!