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On 7th  October,  the liturgical memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, began the XXIII Provincial Chapter of the Polish Province in Warsaw.

The theme of the Chapter is a sentence taken from the Gospel of St. Mark: "Go to the whole world and proclaim the gospel" (Mk 16:15). Pallottine Sister – Missionary of the Gospel. The Chapter gathered 21 delegates.

Among them is the representative of the General Council, Sr. Anna Małdrzykowska, General Councilor, who read the message of Sr. Izabela Świerad, Superior General. In her words to the members of the Chapter, Superior General invited the Sisters to dialogue and preserve the unity of spirit, hearts and purposes, to bravely look to the future, to the new tomorrow and to awaken the world and rekindle love. 

The Chapter was opened by Sr. Mirosław Włodarczyk, Provincial Superior, who also chairs the same.

The Holy Mass and the opening conference were led by Rev. Archbishop Tadeusz Wojda SAC, Metropolitan Bishop of Bialystok. In his homily, referring to Evangelii Gaudium of Pope Francis, he emphasized the importance of joy that comes from the experience of truth and beauty, which ultimately signifies the encounter with the living Christ.

In his conference entitled Charism and Pallottine Missionarity - The attitude of consecrated persons towards the missionary challenges of our times, the Archbishop pointed to the challenges of the new evangelization that are faced by the missionary disciple of Christ. He underlined the need of a vivid concern for the proclamation of the Gospel, drew the attention to the dynamic of the Word of God and to the missionary dimension of the charism of consecrated life.  The Chapter will last until 15th October.

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"Our diverse talents and abilities, our differences in culture, nationality and age are assets for the richness of the community. Although we may be engaged in a variety of ministries, we all share the common call to apostolic discipleship in a community of the Catholic Apostolate of St. Vincent Pallotti."(OWL, 91)

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"Christ, the Apostle of the Eternal Father, and his mission are central to our personal and community life, giving meaning and direction to our thinking, our spirituality, our prayer, action and suffering." (OWL, 19)

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"As a community of disciples we are gathered around Jesus, the Apostle of the Eternal Father. Like the first disciples, we want to be with Jesus, be sent out by him and return to him to evaluate our service in the light of his presence." (OWL, 88)

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"As Pallottines, it is our special charism to foster growth in faith and love among the laity, to awaken them to awareness of their apostolic call, and to cooperate with them in furthering the apostolic mission." (OWL, 21)

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"Our relationships with one another should be marked by a love that bears all, believes all and hopes for all, a love that is neither conceited nor jealous, which hurts no one, nor is embittered or resentful. It is never discouraged but remains patient and kind. It rejoices with others and shares their suffering. It is with this kind of love that we should help and support one another." (OWL, 90)

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