Directors and editors of the 14 publishing houses from the Claretian congregation had gathered in Rome (18-24 May) to learn about the projects, learn from those who have a longer history, and to share our dreams. The Claretian Editors' meeting is held every four years.
|Directors / Editors from 14 publishing houses world over, of Claret Publishing Group had gathered in Rome for the Claretian Editors meet in the third week of May|
The big news of the month is of course, the Papal Audience!!
Fr. Alberto and Fr. Jijo were in Rome to participate in the International Claretian Editors' meeting. Fr. Alberto, a "die-hard fan" of Pope Francis and shares his nationality had applied for a papal audience.
|From the Eucharistic Celebration at the Chapel Of The Domus Sanctae Marthae on 19 May|
|"Consider that one day I too will have to say that word: ‘goodbye’"|
|Fr. Alberto with Pope Francis|
|Dream come true for Fr. Jijo - He was to celebrate his 25 years of Religious Life as a Claretian Missionary on May 31. He received his Jubilee gifts a week ahead! - With Papa Francisco|
|There could be a lot of claimants for those Rosaries now! Hope, he has reserved a few... !!|
|Yes, the Chinese New Testament was a dream project of Father Rossa, which took seven long years of coordinated effort. And it rightly deserves a Papal Signature! Congrats, Fr. Rossa!|
|Indeed, they had carried a number of our new Titles from the Caretian Publications, Macau|
Meeting with Mons. Claudio M. Celli President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
Leveraging our stay in Rome we met with Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli , President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications . For half an hour we have shared experiences on our work in China, projects, problems, proposals ... a person with whom we are in tune immediately.
|Jijo, Mons. Celli, Alberto|