ECLDF President’s letter to the provinces

ecdlf2004November 2004

Dear brothers and sisters in holy Dominic,

The first and constitutional meeting of ECLDF that was elected in Walberberg took place from 30 September to 3 October 2004. I am writing to inform you about our most important discussions and the decisions taken.

Present were Nikolett Muranyi from Hungary, Eva Kameniarova from Slovakia, Chantal Soligny (France), Robert Kopfmüller Knabe (Germany), Patricia Robinson (United Kingdom) and fr. Jerry StookeyOP (Rome). Tomas Machula (Czech Republic) was absent due to illness.

The results of the election of officers are as follows:

Lay Dominicans in Europe

A meeting of representatives of the Lay Dominican Fraternities from the Provinces of Europe with their Promoters and guests has been held every three years since 1989. The first of these meetings was the Assembly held in Toulouse, France, followed by Budapest , Hungary in 1992, Kanie, Poland in 1995, the fourth in Vienna, Austria in 1998, the fifth in Fognano, Italy in 2001 and the sixth in Walberberg, Germany in 2004. These Assemblies were organized by volunteers in collaboration with the Brethren until after the Vienna meeting.