The community of brothers of the Higher Seminary and the House of Temporary Professions in Katowice-Panewniki (Province of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary) visited o. Massimo Tedoldi OFM, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said: "We are very close to the European Commission." mission and evangelization of our Order.
He was accompanied by o. Sergei Bałdyga OFM, who belongs to the Province of Panevnica but is serving in Rome in his role as Deputy Secretary for The Ministry of Foreign Affairs. formation and study of the entire Order. During the entire meeting about. Sergius acted as an interpreter.
The purpose of the brother's visit from the General Curia was to meet with the temporary professions of the Panevnica Province (also came postulatanci and novice brothers together with magistrates), who on 18 May this year. celebrated solemnly the day of the Feast of Bonaventura, which is the patron saint of the Higher Seminary.
The program of the celebration was following:
10.00 Eucharist / monastery chapel
11.15 lecture on St. Bonawentura / o. Massimo Tedoldi OFM / Lecture Hall No. 1
12.30 pm lunch / refectory
13.30 football match / pitch SzP No. 67
16.30 vespers and meditation / monastery chapel
5.30pm dinner / refectory
18.00 May service / grotto
19.00 a word about missions in the Order / o. Massimo Tedoldi OFM / Lecture Hall No. 1
20.00 recreation / monastery garden
The solemn Eucharist test, prepared in Italian, presided over the o. Massimo, who also delivered a homily.
Lecture, related to the achievements of St. Bonaventure, concerned a study in the Franciscan tradition (especially bonaventuria) and will be published in one of the numbers of the Seraphic School (scientific journal of the Assumption Province).
The football match was a rivalry of a team composed of seminarians and juinorists from Panewnik and a team of combined forces of postulants brothers and novices. The result is 8:3 for the brothers of Panewnik.
The evening meeting on the mission was a presentation of the missionary activity of our Order.
Recreation turned out to be a joyful summary of the whole meeting.