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Paraguay – Meeting of Provincials and Delegates for Social Communication in the America South Cone Region       

Conclusions of the America South Cone Region


Paraguay – Meeting of Provincials and Delegates for Social Communication in the America South Cone Region

(ANS – Ypacaraí: 19 September 2006) - On 18 September at the House of the Salesian Family in Ypacaraí, 35 kilometres from Asuncion, a meeting of Provincials and Delegates for Social Communication in the America South Cone Region began. Chairing the meeting is Fr Tarcisio Scaramussa, Councillor for Social Communication, and the Regional for America South Cone Fr Helvecio Baruffi is also attending. Hosting the meeting are Fr Walter Jara, Provincial of the Salesians in Paraguay and Fr Gabriel Escobar, Delegate for Social Communication. On the first day those attending shared their experiences and projects in the Province in Social Communications. Fr Scaramussa presented the developments regarding Social Communication in the Salesian Congregation in connection with the planning for the Department in the period 2002-2008. Afterwards Br. Jesús Garcia, a collaborator in the Department presented the outline of the Salesian Social Communication System (SSCS) which the Rector Major, Fr Pascual Chávez, refers to in his Letter “With the courage of Don Bosco in the new frontiers of Social Communication” (AGC 390). Then the Provincials and delegates examined the best way to implement these working guidelines. The second day was spent studying the document about the Delegate and the Provincial Plan for Social Communication. The Provincials will continue their meeting another day until Wednesday 20 to consider some issues regarding the America South Cone Region. This part of the meeting will be coordinated by the Regional Councillor Fr Baruffi.