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Probation 2020 / Dursztyn

From 28 June to 11 July 2015, the in Dursztyn, a meeting of brothers preparing to take perpetual vows took place in the Order of the Lesser Brothers.

The meeting was attended by 14 brothers from four Polish provinces and Ukraine: St. Francis of Assisi – Poznań (2 brothers), Saint. Jadwiga – Wroclaw (3 brothers), Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary – Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (4 brothers), Assumption of the Virgin Mary – Katowice (4 brothers), Saint. Michael the Archangel – Ukraine (1 brother), together with his formators.

The main point of the meeting was the daily Eucharist, presided over by formators, as well as provincial ministers who came to visit, as well as the joint prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours and the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. The brethren deepened their knowledge by participating in lectures on interpersonal communication, human maturity, religious vows (in various aspects), continuous formation, missionary work and ministry in the Holy Land, and the pastoral care of families.

In addition to prayer and lectures, there was a time to go to the mountains, visit interesting places, as well as fraternal meetings and conversations.

The organizer of this year's probation was the new Secretary of formation and study of the Conference of the North Slavic Order of Minor Brothers – o. Samuel Cegłowski OFM from The Province of St. Hedwig, who replaced him in this position. Hieronima Stypa from the Province of St. Francis of Assisi.