▪ In July, Sr. Ephrem (Elsa) Lau gave a retreat for the Sisters in Codó, with the theme of the Brazilian National Eucharistic Congress: Eucharist – Strength and Joy of the disciples-missionaries.
▪ On August 14th, the sisters from the 4 communities, together with the Pallottine Fathers and many parishioners, celebrated the 30 years of service of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters in Brazil. The event was held in Timbiras, where Srs. Rita Lore Wicklein, Christina Schubert and Mathilde Dierkes had arrived on August 4th ,1980. After the Vigil Mass of the Assumption, the parishioners, most of whom are very poor, joyfully prepared a great dinner for the sisters and all present. And many gave witness of the blessings that the presence of the Sisters has been during all the years.
▪ Srs. Marylande Lopes and Dazinha Pereira Lopes, as a new vocation promotion team, are offering Pallottine spiritual programs for young people in the susters’ houses.
▪The feast of Sao Raimundo, the popular patron of the Pallottine Parish in Codo, gathered huge crowds of over 5000. Srs. Silvia and Santa collaborated with all their forces with the lay people, most of whom are UAC members.