Celebrating the feast of St. Lawrence
The SDC Delegation organized a celebration for Elects and Aspirants on 10th August 2019, the feast day of St. Lawrence, who was chosen by the Founder as the Patron Saint of these two groups. The Elects and Aspirants had the opportunity to take part in several interactive activities on spirituality, the SDC, the Founder and Ewġenju Borg. Afterwards sports and other recreational activities were organized. The activity was held at St. Michael School.
Annual Summer Live-in (Poznań)
A group of ten young people aged between 14 and 17, who attend regularly in the formation groups at Poznań SDC Centre, spent an annual live-in organized the members at the recreation centre Świderek in the limits of Krzyż Wielkopolskiabout 110 km north-west of Poznań. The live-in provided ample time for prayer, instruction and reflection in the spirit of Society as well as sport and other recreational activities.
The Annual Reflection Weekend 2019 (Australia)
The Annual Reflection Weekend for SDC members was held at Holy Cross Centre Templestowe in Melbourne between the 19th and 21st July. The retreat director was Sr. Brigid Murphy who is an Irish Australian Passionist Sister. She challenged the Members “to cast their nets on the other side of the boat”. She encouraged reflection and pray about: “What is the other side of the boat in your life?” Sr Brigid connected immediately with the spirituality of the Founder when on the Friday night members adored the divine wounds of Christ.
The Preca Family Weekend 2019 (Australia)
The seventh Preca Family Weekend was held at Shiloh Hills Christian retreat centre at Ironbank in the Adelaide Hills between the 5th and 7th July. 60 people attended. Eight workshops were delivered during the weekend for four different age groups. Vincent Mangani, an SDC member visiting from Malta, led a workshop for parents titled “Keeping the flame of faith burning bright” and another for teens and young adults title “In love with Jesus”. Fr Charles Lukati and Fr. Anthony Adimai SdM led the Eucharistic celebrations. Teens and pre-teens organised the Rosaries.