In the final session of the XXII General Chapter, Brother Ernesto Sánchez, Superior General, made some closing remarks that were addressed to the whole Chapter assembly, to the entire Institute of the Marist Brothers, and to all those associated with Marist life and mission. His message focused on three images that were a constant presence during this General Chapter: Our Lady of Fourvière, the table of La Valla and the Last Supper mural by Maximino Cerezo Barredo.
The three key points associated with these images are:’We look to Mary’; ‘The table of the “New La Valla’; ‘Love and service in the leadership of Jesus’.
Brother Ernesto concluded his message with words of thanks to all the Marists present, to the Province of Norandina and to all the Marists of Champagnat. He emphasized that “everyone, wherever they are, forms an important part of this global body of Marcellin Champagnat”.
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