Group of Veilleurs de la fraternité

On March 12, 2015, the group of “Veilleurs de la fraternité” under the patronage of the Oblate Missionaries invited the parishes from the city centre and numerous associations from Aix-en-Provence, in order to exchange ideas and information regarding diaconie.

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Present among others were: the Episcopal Vicar for the deanery of Aix-en-Provence and Gardanne, the parishes of Notre Dame de l’Arc, Saint-André, Saint-Jérome, the Cathedral, Saint-Jean de Malte, the Secour Catholique, the Order of Malta, the Halte de Jour Germain Nouveau, the Evangelical service for the sick, Saint-Vincent de Paul, Halte Vincent, the Relais Saint-Martin, the Blue Cross and Pause-Toit.

The « Frat-Oser » (group of students housed in the Oblate community) participated as well in this meeting, since this year they wish to be involved with a project in favour of one these associations.

Representatives of different parishes or associations presented their multiple projects which lead to a fruitful sharing and discussion. Another meeting is planned for the near future.

Béatrice PROIA