On April 6th, a new working session of the Fratelli Council took place at the Generalate of the Marist Brothers in Rome. On this occasion, Brothers Oscar Martín, Valdícer Fachi, Jorge Gallardo and Rafa Matas had the opportunity to work, reflect and share different aspects of the life of the Fratelli communities and projects.

In addition to operational matters, they addressed the following three topics:

The composition of the Team of the new Fratelli Project in Maicao (Colombian borter with Venezuela) and the road map to follow until the opening of the new community. A team formed by Brothers Andrés Riveros Fajardo, FSC, Brother Orlando Escobar, FMS, Mrs. Kenia Navas and on behalf of the Council, Brothers Valdícer Fachi and Rafa Matas.

Community Projects: they were able to get to know and share about the Fratelli Projects of the Communities of Lebanon and Spain (Sanlúcar and Melilla).

Reflecting and specifying on the new Brothers who will form the Fratelli Lebanon community for the next academic year 2021/2022.

The life of the Fratelli Communities continues to strengthen and grow. Through these and other actions, the relationships of both Institutes are being consolidated, always with a view to the most vulnerable, to a rich experience of spirituality and shared community and with new looks to the future.

Br. Rafa Matas, FSC – General Councillor