Oblates JPIC Regional Representatives Meet in Rome
November 17th, 2015
JPIC Regional Representatives met in Rome, Italy from November 2 to 6. They worked on a JPIC strategy for the Congregation, reviewed roles according to OMI JPIC statutes (for new members). They also reviewed and discussed how to implement suggestions by the Superior General on JPIC ministry in the Congregations. Reports were presented from Oblate regions, JPIC’s United Nations representative and Director of General Service. The meeting also completed the work on the adaptation of the Vade Mecum (Document on Oblate JPIC Ministry). Meeting participants are pictured below.
From L to R: Bradley Rozario (Japan) for Asia, Antonio Ponce (USA) for North America, Daniel Le Blanc, oblate representative in the UN, Elphas Khosa (Zimbabwe) for Africa, Gilberto Piñón (Assistant General), Warren Brown (from General Counsel), Kennedy Katongo (JPIC General Service Director, Miguel Pipolo (Brazil), for South America, and Miguel Fritz (from General Counsel)