Il 18 ottobre, ha avuto luogo l’apertura del 3° capitolo provinciale in Giappone, nella casa di preghiera delle suore salesiane in Yamanakako, presso il lago ai piedi del Monte Fuji. Le partecipanti sono: le sorelle del governo provinciale, 9 sorelle elette e 1 sorella di voti temporanei.
On the 14th of October, in the House of Prayer at Yeoju, the first session of the 3rd Provincial Chapter for Korea-New Zealand, concluded.
On the 9th of October in Montreal, on the vigil of the national day of Thanksgiving, the Sister Disciples of the Divine Master gathered at Mother Scholastica House so as to celebrate the 50th anniversary of religious consecration of Sr. M. Luisa Harada and Sr. M. Pierette Landry.
On the 7th of October 2016, in the House of Prayer at Yeoju, the celebration of the opening of the 3rd Provincial Chapter for Korea-New Zealand opened. The sisters of the Provincial Chapter participate by right, as well as twelve elected members and one sister in temporary vows. Sr. M. Celine Cuhna, Vicar General, delegate of the Superior General, will accompany the Chapter sisters in the process of carrying out the Chapter.
On 28th of September 2016, at 11.00 am, at the Auditorium of the Collegium of John Paul II of the Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, Sr. Monica M. Dolores Nowak, pddm, had the public defense of the thesis of doctorate, with the subject "Officium Defunctorum' in Polish after Vatican II".
On the 30th of September 2016, the first session of the second Provincial Chapter of the Disciples of the Divine Master of the Polish Province concluded, celebrated in preparation for the 9th General Chapter which will take place next year in Rome.
The African Delegation of the Disciples of the Divine Master celebrated its 3rd Assembly which was held from the 22nd to 25th of September 2016. The Assembly was held in the Divine Master House in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and brought together 25 members of all seven communities: 20 professed perpetual vows and 5 professed temporary vows.
In the Eucharistic celebration, on the feast of the Clergy of the Diocese of Loja, Ecuador, on the 13th September last, the Sister Disciples of the Divine Master begun a new presence in this diocese. With a pastoral cooperation agreement with the Diocese our sisters will work in catechesis to the First Communion children, young confirmation candidates, catechesis for parents, and biblical formation.
From the 15th to the 21st of September, Sr. M. Celine Cunha, Vicar General, came among us to guide us in the journey of organisation and animation of the community, following the nomination of the new sister responsible for the community, Sr. M. Cecylia Wilk, in view of the 9th General Chapter.
On the 24th of September 2016, in the Provincial House of the Disciples of the Divine Master in Warsaw, the ceremony for the opening of the second Provincial Chapter took place. Participating in the Chapter are the sisters of the Provincial government (members by right) and the delegates who were elected in a previous vote: 16 perpetually professed sisters and one sister in temporary vows. Sr. M. Anetta Szczykutowicz, General Councillor, delegate of the Superior General, came from Rome for this important occasion, and will assist at the deliberations.