ANNUAL OCDS MEETING WITH PROVINCIAL DELEGATE in
Secretariat officers, Molly Diaz and
Leslie Blair, met with Provincial Delegate Fr.
Jerald D’Souza on September 29 for a curia meeting
at St. Edmund’s Parish, North Vancouver BC. There
was a briefing and discussion of the past year’s
events and future plans were tabled.
The following day, September 30, 2016, they were
joined by the Presidents and Directors of Formation
of all the communities for the annual meeting. The
meeting commenced with Morning Prayer and Mass
followed by morning refreshments after which it
convened in the basement of the church. The Calgary
and Vernon representatives were acknowledged for
their sacrifice, time and expense to attend at the
Reports were presented by everyone. Community
officers were able to share how they conducted their
meetings and how they implemented the formation
syllabus. Suggestions were made upon which
subsequent improvements were made. Of particular
importance were plans for the upcoming 2017
elections and feedback on various topics for our
Western Canada Statutes.