The Assembly, a team effort
Day two of the Assembly! Here are the moments, meetings and discussions that brightened up the day :
Today, delegates met by region to continue reflecting on the question “To what are we called?”. There are 6 regions: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America and Latin America.
Companions of the North America region
The days are intense. In the evening, after dinner, there’s no program: each companion is free to spend the evening as he or she wishes. A welcome break! Some meet by region; others relax in the conviviality room over a drink; still others walk to the center of Amiens to watch the projection on the cathedral facade!
At today’s mass, a volunteer from each commission came to bring an object symbolizing their service: a stethoscope, a microphone, a booklet of sheet music, a coffee machine… Throughout the procession, the volunteers were warmly applauded!
Behind the scene
In fact, it’s the volunteers I’d like to highlight today: they work behind the scenes with a smile, and are essential to the smooth running of the Assembly! See photos of this invisible work on the website.
A little spiritual touch
“What do I have to give up in terms of my personal expectations or those of my national community, to let the Assembly speak for itself? Our criteria for choice must be: go for the most urgent, and the most universal.”
Flavio is one of the Assembly’s three facilitators. He tells us about this role:
Today, I’ll say goodbye in Portuguese, thanks to Miguel (Brazil)