Spain: Monestir de les Avellanes
1907: Br. Theophane, 4th Superior General of the Institute, died in Mataró, Spain
1999: The Pope John Paul II canonized St. Marcellin
The Province of Southern Africa recently organized for the first time a meeting for Community Superiors, which took place in Lusaka, Zambia from August 21 - 24. All the Community Superiors from the six countries, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe came together to share, educate and encourage one another on their role as Community Superiors. The 19 Superiors, (Angola 3, Malawi 5, Mozambique 3, South Africa 2, Zambia 2 and Zimbabwe 4) both young and old, with some input from the Provincial, Bro. Joe Walton, enriched one another on a number of issues pertaining to their role as community superiors.
Among other topics discussed were:
The meeting aimed at fostering unity within the Province and strengthening the communities by empowering superiors in their role as animators of Marist Communities in the Province of Southern Africa.