Congregation of Christian Brothers – 2020
With these words the Munnar Congregation Chapter 2008 had called the Christian Brothers to embrace a new way of living in our world.
We dare to risk being different and become hope for the world. We hear the cries of our times as a clarion call to become a vibrant example of Religious life that is responding to the urgent needs of our world.
For us, the status quo is not an option. We are aware of the need to undertake a bold journey to a whole new place to which we are being led by the Spirit of Jesus.
Over recent years the Christian Brothers’ Leadership Team visited every part of the Congregation, listening to Brothers, their leadership and many members of the Edmund Rice Network. They witnessed inspiring examples of dedicated service, some of it with people at the margins.
They recognised too that fundamental change in the approach of the Congregation to its work – and to it community living – has to happen if the Brothers are to respond more urgently to the cries of suffering people in our world.
Our Way Into the Future offers a global response.