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[ENG] Save the date: seminar on prophetic inspiration and service on 23 May in Bruges (Belgium)

Fracarita International, in collaboration with the Diocese of Bruges, organizes a seminar on prophetic inspiration and service on Wednesday 23 May 2018 in Bruges, Belgium. This seminar is about the Vincentian philosophy in Belgium and the world, with the example of the Congregation of the Brothers of Charity, among others. Saint Vincent de Paul: still highly topical after 400 years!


Date & Time: 23 May 2018, 9.00 A.M. - 1.30 P.M.



8.45 - 9.30:

Welcome, with coffee or tea

9.30 - 9.35:


by Hubert Sanders

9.35 - 9.45:

Prayer & moment of silence

by Mgr. Lode Aerts, bishop of Bruges

9.45 - 10.30:

‘Hospitality and care, basic principles of hope within Fracarita International’

by Bro. Dr. René Stockman,

Superior General of the Congregation of the Brothers of Charity

and president of Fracarita International

10.30 - 11.00:

‘Diaconia in action in Bruges Diocese’

By Mr. Jan Steel,

Caritas Episcopal Vicariate and Bruges Diocese Diaconia

11.00 - 11.15:

Break, with coffee or tea

11.15 - 12.00:

‘Basic income versus a life in keeping with human dignity in Belgium’

by Dr. Sarah Marchal,

Sociologist at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, Antwerp University

12.00 - 12.15:

Questions from the audience

Moderator Mr. Hubert Sanders

12.15 - 1.30:

Reception, with a light snack


Language: Dutch


Location: Bruges Seminary Auditorium, Potterierei 72, B-8000 Brugge

More information soon!

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