by Father Leon Rodrigues
LONAVLA, FEB 18,
The Secretary of PC 2019, Father Vinod Mascarenhas took the Roll Call. Father Christopher George read the message of Father Maria Arokiam Kanaga, Regional Councillor of South Asia to the PC 2019 capitulars; he asked them to be harbingers of the future.
During the morning session, the Provincial Father Godfrey D’Souza read his report on the state of the province and thanked the members for their hard work, dedication, and collaboration during the triennium 2016-2019.
The Secretary Father Vinod Mascarenhas, helped the capitulars to get to know the workings of the provincial commissions and departments.
The Economer Father Manuel Murzello then presented the report on the financial state of the province. The capitulars met at the afternoon session to present their feedback and views on the two reports that were presented in the morning session.
The evening session saw Commission 1 present their document entitled ‘Priority of The Mission with The Youth’. What followed was a healthy deliberation on the document. In the evening, the capitulars met together at the feet of the Lord during Adoration to praise and thank him for the wonderful first day of the Chapter.