An open Heart to Educate – Un Corazón abierto para Educar – Un Coeur ouvert pour Instruir – Un Cuore aperto per Educare – Um Coração aberto para Educar


Letter to Participants

Rome, May 1, 2007

 

Dear Teacher / Educator,

Please accept a cordial greeting from each member of the Preparatory Commission of the Second International Meeting of Dehonian Educators which will take place in Salamanca (Spain) from July 14 to the 23, 2008.

In accord with what was promised in our letter, dated September 29, 2006 – after a meeting in Handrup – we enclose detailed information covering the practical preparations for our gathering. We count on your help to spread the word and encourage participation at our meeting.

The meeting in 2008 at Salamanca will have as its goal a reflection on the social justice aspects inherent in our educational apostolate. We have in place a Dehonian Educational Plan (PED –cf. Studia Dehoniana n. 45) since our 2001 Salamanca meeting. The third part of this plan shall serve as the specific theme for our meeting: Adveniat Regnum Tuum: to Educate with an Open Heart . In our enclosures, we are sending additional details about topics to be treated, speakers, schedule and calendar of events, etc.

This meeting is aimed at lay persons and religious engaged in the world of education, e.g., educational ministry, professors, chaplains in university settings, and other typical educational enterprises in your province.

For additional information, you can consult the web page: www.dehon.it in which we shall insert pertinent materials from time to time. We ask you to send us some information on your educational enterprise as soon as you can:

Name: ..........................................
Level of education: ...............................
Six to ten lines of description: .................................
Any photos in a .jpg format: ......................................

Enrollment should be made by the end of December, 2007, using the enrollment form we enclose and by sending it to the email address: educazione@dehon.it , or by mail to the following address:

Fr. Manuel Briñon, SCJ
Colégio Fray Luis de Léon
Evaristo San Miguel, 10
28008 Madrid , Spain

Let us learn the best lessons about education from the Heart of Jesus. And may Mary the teacher of the Master inspire our preparations. We thank you for your valuable assistance and prayer.

Adveniat Regnum Tuum

 

Fr. Claudio Dalla Zuanna,
General Councilor
(for the commission)

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