The International Meeting of Dominican Cooperator Brothers

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October 31 to November 4 in Lima, Peru
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The Province of St John the Baptist, Peru is hosting the International Meeting of Dominican Cooperator Brothers. The province is set to welcome more than 70 friars from different provinces, vicariates and other entities of the Order.

The event will take place within the framework of the 50th Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Martin de Porres, in order to address and reflect on issues specific to the mission, charism, ministry and challenges of cooperator brothers in the Order today, as proposed by the General Chapter of Rome 2010.

Among the participants are representatives from Spain, Toulouse, Italy, Poland, France, Holland, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Canada, USA, Malta, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Vietnam, Pakistan, Congo, Africa and Peru.

The representatives from the General Curia will be led by the Master of the Order, Fr Bruno Cadoré, OP. Fr Javier Pose, OP (Socius of the Master of the Order for Latin America and the Caribbean) and Fr Gabriel Samba, OP (Socius of the Master of the Order for Africa) will also be there. There will also be a number of brothers who have asked to attend the event and some others from Colombia, Peru and Mexico to support the organizing committee.

The meeting will be held at the premises of the House of Spirituality of St Rose of Lima, run by the Dominican friars from the Regional Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado of the Province of Spain. There the participants, guests and hosts will participate in each of the activities scheduled from 31 October to 4 November this year.

Now, the organizing team and supporters are ready to  welcome visitors and in turn, they are promising an interesting and memorable experience.  

Fr. Aníbal Javier MORENO MOJICA, OP.