The Council of the European Lay Dominican Fraternities (ECLDF) has been very busy with the Jubilee year of the Order and with the next Assembly. All the news about this you will find in the second Newsletter and it is worthwhile to read it!
European Lay Dominicans celebrate 800-year Jubilee of the order. And how are they doing that? In this Newsletter from the Council you can read all about it!
EUROPEAN COUNCIL OF LAY DOMINICAN FRATERNITIES – Newsletter 1/2012
ECLDF meeting in Chieri, Italy
European Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities met on its 2nd meeting from 19th – 22nd April 2012, in Italy, at the Chieri convent. As on 8th April 2012, for personal reasons, Jacinta O’Donnell resigned from the European Council, in accordance with paragraph 1.A.7 of the Statutes; her place has been taken by Eva Zúdorová. Eva will hold a Communication Officer role. Members of Council agreed on way of working while using modern communication means. (Skype, Twitter, Facebook)
We had a very fruitful meeting in Santa Sabina, in Rome. Each of the ECLDF members attended. We had a great time together and could fulfil all the tasks that were planned. We continued the preparations for the Walberberg Assembly. We also had the possibility to meet the friars living in Santa Sabina. Thank you…
We had our last meeting in Bruxelles on the weekend of 18th January 2003, on the feast of Saint Margaret of Hungary (the only canonised Hungarian Dominican saint). Present were the following ECLDF members: Zaida Rocha Ferreira, Eva Kameniarova, Boris Kovalenko, Nikolett Muranyi; and Patricia Robinson, ICLDF member. We elected her as an ICLDF member to become a co-opted member of ECLDF in order to establish direct communication and co-operation between ICLDF and ECLDF.
The new European Council – elected during last meeting. the president will be published soon. President: Robert Kopfmüller-Knabe (Germany) – firstname.lastname@example.org Secretary: Eva Kameniarova (Slovakia) – email@example.com Formation: Tomáš Machula (Czech) – firstname.lastname@example.org Treasurer: Chantal Soligny (France) – email@example.com * One more assignment exists, which is not elected, but is voluntary: Webmistress: Nikolett Muranyi (Hungary)…
French version, Spanish version & Video below. The European Council of Lay Dominican Fraternities (ECLDF) met from 24 to 31 July at the Convent of St. Catherine of Alexandria in Split (Croatia). Croatia was chosen because of our desire to make contact with lay Dominicans there, who have started the process of creating a formal…
Our 1st year activity
Each of us has got e-mail access. We keep in touch by it and we also regularly meet. A meeting lasts for a weekend. Council meetings were held in Bratislava (Slovakia) in October 2001 (present: 2 members and fr. Jerry), in Budapest (Hungary) in March 2002 (present: 4 members and fr. Jerry) and in Walberberg (Germany) in June 2002 (present: 4 members, fr. Jerry, Klaus Bornewasser and fr. David Kammler).
1. 3RD ECLDF MEETING (8TH – 11TH NOVEMBER 2012) IN ESTAVAYER LE LAC, SWITZERLAND
ECLDF team traveled for its 3rd meeting to Switzerland. Once at the airport in Geneva, we were warmly welcomed by Swiss Lay Dominicans Evelyn von Steffens and Anne Marie, who together with other Lay Dominicans took care for an organization of our travel from Geneva to Yverdon and then to Monastery in Estavayer le Lac. In the Monastery we met with Fr. Bernard Bonvin, OP and nuns, including the Prioress, Sr. Marie.