On the 20th and 21st of July, the Piarist Synod of the Piarist presences of Brazil was held in the “Recanto Calasanz” in the City of Governador Valadares (MG).
The Synod aimed to conclude the synodal work already carried out in each of the Piarist presences of Brazil after analyzing the current situation of the youth of our works, in addition to defining strategies in front of the reality ahead of us.
Young people from the cities of Belo Horizonte, Governador Valadares and Serra gathered to share their reflections in a cheerful and fraternal environment. The work was coordinated by Fr. Alex, Piarist religious referential for the Synod in Brazil, which drew attention to the importance of listening and the prominence of the young person in that process.
The activities were completed on the night of the 21st with the celebration of the Eucharist presided over by Fr. Arilson. At last, after dinner, the young, full of joy, enjoyed participating in a karaoke and games.
The next stage of the Piarist Synod of Youth will be at circumscription level of America and has date and place: it will be between July 29 and August 2, in Oaxaca, Mexico, with the presence of two representatives of our Province: Fr. Alex and the young Guilhermeof the Piarist presence of Belo Horizonte.
May this time of listening and shared growth continue to touch the hearts of the sons and daughters of Calasanz, heirs of his charisma, who, with generosity, work in the construction of a Pious Schools, a Church and a society with evangelical values, helping young people to be protagonists from the relationship with Jesus and the best of each one placed in the service of others.
Heyder Vieira da Conceição