02 July 2019
A message of hope for the Church and for young people
Fr. Alexandre Awi speaks about youth ministry in a vocational key at the VI National Congress for Vocational Pastoral Ministry in Bogota, Colombia
For the sixth consecutive year, the Colombian Episcopal Conference has organized in Bogota, Colombia, the National Congress of Vocational Pastoral Ministry.
The Congress entitled "Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment", the theme of the last Synod of Bishops on Youth, took place from June 17 to 20 to promote a message of hope offered to those who animate, accompany, and joyfully choose to engage in the following of the Lord Jesus.
Father Alexandre Awi Mello, I.Sch., Secretary of the Dicastery, participated in the event by sending a video message about Pope Francis' latest apostolic exhortation, "Christus vivit", which is reproduced below.