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Australia´s First Nationwide Gathering of Regnum Christi Men
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The convention provided the men an opportunity to grow in appreciation for Regnum Christi´s charism and apostolic methodology.

Convención del Regnum Christi en Australia
The participants for the first Oceania Regnum Christi Men's Convention held in Melbourne, March 3-5, 2006.

Melbourn, March 27, 2006.  The first-ever Regnum Christi Men´s Convention for Oceania was held in Melbourne, Australia, March 3-5, 2006.

Twenty-eight participants traveled from Auckland and Dunedin in New Zealand and from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia. The theme of the convention was "Evangelisation of Culture". Among the speakers were Fr John Bullock, LC, Jason Garrett (Director of ConQuest Boys Clubs for the US & Australia) and auxiliary Bishop Mark Coleridge of Melbourne.

Bishop Coleridge spoke the morning of March 5 about the role of new ecclesial movements like Regnum Christi in the New Evangelization.

The Bishop then celebrated the holy Eucharist, exhorting the Regnum Christi men to accompany Christ closely during the season of lent. The convention concluded with lunch and traditional songs from the two countries: ´Waltzing Matilda´ & ´Why Does Love Do This to me?´

The convention provided the men an opportunity to grow in appreciation for Regnum Christi´s charism and apostolic methodology. Four of them officially
Convención del Regnum Christi en Australia.
Most Reverend Mark Coleridge, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne spoke about the role of new ecclesial movements like Regnum Christi in the New Evangelization.
joined (or "incorporated") into the movement.

Legionaries of Christ from the US and Canada visit Australia and New Zealand every six months.

Preparations are underway to plan the first Youth & Family Encounter for Australia and New Zealand in conjunction with the 2008 World Youth Day in Sydney.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2006-03-27


 
 


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