International Union of European Guides and Scouts Visits the Dicastery

The meeting with the federal bureau was attended by the Secretary Fr. Awi Mello and Fr. Buontempo

In recent days, the Dicastery’s Secretary, Father Alexandre Awi Mello, and Father Giovanni Buontempo, in charge of relations with the ecclesial movements and new communities, met with the Federal Bureau of the International Union of European Guides and Scouts European Scouting Federation ( UIGSE – FSE) which, at the beginning of this year, counted 63,000 members in 21 ESF associations….   READ THE FULL ARTICLE

    We thank God for a wonderful Federal Council meeting in the Swiss mountains:

    – 67 participants
    – from 22 countries
    – 40th anniversary of the Swiss association
    – three new candidate associations: FNE Canada, Luxembourg and Netherlands
    – one new observer assocation: Mexico!

    A weekend full of grace that strenghtend our friendship and our unity.

    Thanks to the great Swiss organisational team for a perfect welcome that allowed to everybody to feel at home!

       One week in the valley of Hoyoux (Belgium), trainees from Belgium and USA, trainers from several European countries and a wonderful frame: nature. A camp life to deepen even more the wolfcub pedagogy. Joyful gatherings around the camp fire. Special moments with God. A feast of Sahi, a big hunt and an exploration. In short, a camp full of new experiences, joys, learning, friendship, in order to do our service even better in the future!

      Thanks to everybody for this beautiful adventure!