Pilgrimages to the nearby sanctuaries, prayers and entrustment of the local groups and the whole FSE to the Our Lady, as well as games for cubs and scouts and guides, and services for fires of rangers and clans of rovers and conferences for parents. Scouts and guides from all over the Poland celebrated in this way the 2018 prayer day for the Federation of European Scouting.
Find here the message of His Holiness Pope Francis to the XXXIII. World Youth Day 2018!
“Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God” (Lk 1,30)
Dear young people,
World Youth Day 2018 represents another step in preparation for the international WYD due to take place in Panama in January 2019. This new stage of our pilgrimage falls in the same year that the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will meet on the theme: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. This is a happy coincidence. The focus, prayer and reflection of the Church will turn to you young people, with the desire to receive and, above all, to embrace the precious gift that you are to God, to the Church and to the world… READ MORE
Father José Guillermo Gutiérrez Fernández, an official of the Dicastery, spoke a few days ago at the International Congress of Spiritual Assistants of the Federation of European Scouting. The meeting was attended by delegates from 16 European countries as well as representatives from Argentina and the United States… READ MORE!
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