The new Vocation Committee of the Region of Canada held its first meeting at Sacred Heart House in Toronto on APril 25 and 26, 2019. The new committee members are Fr. Willyans Prado Raposo, who was appointed as the vocation director, Fr. Paulin Makiala and Fr. Antonio Maria Resende Pereira. The Committee met on Thursday evening with Fr. Peter McKenna. Fr. Peter spoke about the Regional Directory and its guidelines of the vocation ministry, the process of discernment and the admission of candidates. He also gave a brief history of the work of the Regional Vocation Office. On Friday morning, the Committee worked on devising some strategies, planning future events and projects.
The meeting was very fruitful. The committee was grateful to the Region for its trust and support. A special thanks went to Fr. Peter McKenna for his presence and his background presentation. The Committee hopes to send some information to the Region soon. And, added Fr. Wills, “Don’t forget to pray for vocations.”