Posted by Br Paco Chiva
on 29 January 2021
The network of establishments in France is large: 150 management groups, 215 heads of establishments, 145,000 young people aged between two and a half and twenty-five, 17,000 teachers, educators and administrative and service staff. It is therefore a highly organized network but one which was losing its spirituality in a deChristianised country. Until 2009, formal Association in the District of France had never managed to be attractive and only involved about fifteen people. In France, we say "shoemakers wear the worst shoes," Association in the country of the Founder took a long time to be born!
In January 2009, Brother Nicolas Capelle, Visitor of France, argues for the urgent need "to call for volunteers, Brothers and lay colleagues, to form...