Annual CEC Meeting of the “Juniorentreffen”

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The traditional meeting of the clerics and their Formators and some of the CEC Provincials was held April 6-10, 2010. The meeting took place at the Friary in Fribourg, in the Swiss Delegation. The theme of the meeting was: Mission As Fundamental to the Franciscan Vocation.

The first day of the meeting was animated by the Minister General, Friar Marco Tasca, in which he asked the young Friars to talk about their real challenges. Other presenters invited were: Dr. Martin Klöckener, Professor at the Theological Faculty of Fribourg, and Friar Jarosław Wysoczański, General Secretary for Mission Animation for the Order.

The clerics from the Seminaries in Würzburg, Ljubljana, and Zagreb were present. One day of the meeting was spent on a pilgrimage to the Swiss National Shrine of St. Nicholas of Flüeli-Ranft, where the Swiss Delegation has a Friary.

The meeting ended with a Eucharistic Celebration in the church at Fribourg, presided over by the General Delegate, Friar Vincenzo Cosatti.