Chad: Marist Cultural center in Koumra
Saint David. bishop, confessor
1858: Pope Pius IX gave an audience to Brothers François and Louis-Marie
1943: Brother Alfano died in Ventimiglia, Italy
1954: Marist work began in Angola
1991: transfer of the precious remains of Venerable Brother Alfano to the chapel of San Leone Magno (Rome)
The IMYM wishes to foster the appropriation of the progress made during the previous two meetings (Sydney 2008 and Madrid 2011), collaborate with the Marist Institute in response to the calls of the XXI General Chapter, in view of the continuing relevance of the 'dream' of Champagnat.
IMYM RIO 2013 took place before the WYD, from 17 to 21 July 2013, at the « Colégio Marista São José » – Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The theme of the meeting was : « CHANGE : make the difference ! » and the motto: « go and make disciples of all nations » (Mt 28: 19).