Regional Assembly News - Australia

Regional Assembly News - Australia

Added: Mon 01-02-2010.   Author: SSP Australia

Conclusion of the Regional Assembly.

In the presence of the Superior General, D. Silvio Sassi and General Counsellor, Br Walter Rodriguez, the Regional Assembly for the Australian Region officially concluded at 4 pm on 31 January 2010.

The Statute for the Australian Region was re-approved in the Assembly with minor amendments on certain terminology. The new Action Plan for 2010-2012 was also approved by the Assembly which will then be sent to the General Government for official approval.

Elected to the new Regional Government of the Australian Circumscription for the next three years are Fr Francis Kochupaliyathil and Fr Ruben Nadalich. They were also outgoing Counsellors of the previous Regional Government.

Also elected as Delegate to the General Chapter during the Assembly is Fr Francis Kochupaliyathil. The substitute Delegate is Fr Michael Goonan.

In his concluding address to the Assembly, the General Superior, D. Silvio Sassi said that as 'the work of the Regional Assembly finishes, the real work in the Region begins.' The Superior General then presided at the commissioning liturgy of the new Regional Government in the presence of all the members of the Region.

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