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South Asian Formation Commission meets in Shillong
By Castilino
Hyderabad, Sep. 12. The members of the South Asian Formation Commission met at Mathias Institute, Shillong (the new Provincial house of the Salesian Province of Silchar) for the annual meeting from September 9 to 12, 2013.  Significant time was spent in understanding and discussing the document on the criteria and norms of Salesian accompaniment, reasons for departures from the Congregation, the report of the Rector Major on Formation, the need for our studentates of philosophy to be in `association` with UPS, the duration of the course of Philosophy, and issues concerning personalisation, motivation, purely academic-centred formation and improper understanding of consecrated life and specific formation of the Salesian Brother. Read full text