Interview with Bro. George Celis
Cebu, the Philippines, 7 March 2018 --
Who is your Salesian Brother model?
Missionary Brothers Silvano Rettore & Rafael Mrzel who worked in Cebu
What is the specific contribution of the Salesian Brother to our mission & community?
The Brothers brings in simplicity and practicality. Being a brother makes us closer to the young.
How to make the vocation of Salesian Brother more visible in the Church?
Within the SDB context, visibility consist in:
- Regular morning talks
- Classroom teaching
- Retreat giving
- Qualify the Brother to take up key positions in the schools, training centers and even in parish.
- Qualify the Brother to undertake new ways of evangelization
How can the Salesian priest contribute to the Salesian Brother Vocation promotion?
I have no idea
What does sustain your vocation?
What sustain are personal convictions, a support group, prayer and a lot of humility.
Any suggestion for the path towards the EAO 2018 Salesian Brothers Congress?
Each Province draws up a PLAN – the needs/directions of the province
- Ex: the FIS aims to strengthen / consolidation of the Training Center
- Resolution: To prepare a Brother professionally qualified in administration or management