Welcome and Opening of The 29th Congregation Chapter

The 29th Congregation Chapter of the Presentation Brothers opened on the 17th of April 2023 in The Dominican Retreat Centre in Tallaght, Dublin.

The event began with Mass which Fr. Donagh O’Shea OP celebrated.

(The link to the Mass can be found below.)

The Mass followed an opening ritual prepared and led by Sr. Lumay Thomas, FMM the liturgist of the Chapter and a reflective input was given by Sr. Louise Swanston, SSMN who is the Spiritual Companion/Chaplain.

(A copy of the booklet and a link to the ceremony can be found below.)

Br. Francis Xavier Agoah, the Chapter President formally declared the Chapter opened/convocated. The Chapter Oath was taken by all present there and elections of different roles were done.

Later on, an Orientation session was given by Sr. Catherine Ryan, OSM to the delegates and invited guests.

Opening Ritual of the Presentation Brothers 29th Congregation Chapter – Booklet