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sdc around the world Societies in Peru, Fr Victor Livori MSSP who was himself an incorporated SDC Member before joining the Missionary Society of Saint Paul. The talk of the occasion was delivered by Robert Gauci and the Jorge Preca Adult Group organised the reception held at the end of the ceremony.

Carlos and Victor presented to the Superior General for Incorporation

Most visitors arrived on Thursday 27 December, enabling Carlos, Victor and all Members present to share experiences and come to a better appreciation of the r ic hness of the SDC apostolate in different countries around the world.

For the I n co r po r a t io n Ceremony itself, apart from the children, and young people who participate regularly in the SDC meetings, the SDC had the pleasure of welcoming guests such as the National Director of the Pontifical Missions

The inaugural incorporation in Peru is a major milestone for the SDC. We would like to praise the Lord and thank him wholeheartedly for the blessings he is showering on our apostolate in Peru and we pray that He may send more and more labourers to gather the rich harvest. MUSEUM! Divine teacher, may the whole world follow the Gospel! Hubert Balzan & Tonio Farrugia, sdc

In the following days everyone contributed to the final preparations for the Incorporation Ceremony. On Sunday 30 December, Carlos and Victor participated in a retreat facilitated by several SDC Members. Held at the Carmelite Retreat House located close by the Lurin Centre, it aimed to help Carlo and Victor better appreciate the SDC vocation. The day retreat included the Superior General sharing some reflections from Scripture on the theme of vocation; reflections on qualities for an SDC Member; and strategies to assist a person persevere in the SDC Vocation. SDC Members and the Jorge Preca Adult Group Leave sadness to those in the world. We who work for God should be light-hearted. St Leonard of Port Maurice



No 15 April 2014