POINTERS FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE DELEGATES TO BE COMMISSIONED BY LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO THE 31ST NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF CLCP

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POINTERS FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE DELEGATES TO BE COMMISSIONED BY LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO THE  31ST NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF CLCP

  1. 1. Theme:  “CLCP:  A LAY, APOSTOLIC COMMUNITY SPREADING THE IGNATIAN FIRE”
Scriptural Inspiration:  “THIS IS HOW ALL WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE MY DISCIPLES, IF YOU HAVE LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER” (John 13:35)
  1. 2. Venue:  Horacio De la Costa Formation Center, Trece Martires, Cavite City
  1. 3. Date:  October 17 – 19, 2009
  • Registration will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. of October 16 and 7:00-8:00 a.m. of October 17.
  • Program starts at 8:00 a.m. of October 17 and ends at 12 noon of  October 19.
  1. 4. Participants
  • All FULL MEMBER Communities, as represented by their delegates, are required to attend the NA from beginning to end.
  • All OBSERVER Communities applying for Full member status, and EMERGING Communities applying for Observer status are also required to attend the NA.
  • All OBSERVER Communities are encouraged to attend the NA
  • All National LC members are expected to attend the NA.
  • All Regional LC members are encouraged to attend the NA.
  • All Regional EAs, Group Guides and CORE are expected to attend the NA.
  1. 5. Delegates
In order for the delegates to meaningfully participate in the deliberations and discernment sessions of the National Assembly, they are required:
  • To have undergone the NA preparatory steps with their community or regions:
    • Understanding What Apostolic Body Means”
    • Understanding Formation as CLCP’s National Apostolate”
    • “Understanding the Strategic Plan”
    • “Understanding the Signs of the Times”
  • To come prepared (i.e. must have read the required documents in preparation for the NA*) and be ready to bring their respective communities’ response to:
    • the questions asked in the preparatory modules
    • the confirmation of Full Member and Observer status to applicant-communities
    • the election of the next National Leadership Community
    • the proposed amendments to the Statutes.
*CLC General Principles, CLCP National Statutes, the proposed 2009 Strategic Plan
  • To attend the entire NA from beginning to end (i.e. they may not be late nor is substitution allowed).
  • To have the authority to make decisions on behalf of their respective communities.  If a community has two delegates, one of them should be designated as the Head Delegate
  1. 6. Voting Power
  • Only Full Member communities are given voting power in the NA.
  • Observer and Emerging Communities are not yet entitled to vote but they may observe and/or participate in deliberations.
  1. 7. Registration Fee : PhP  1,500 for three days inclusive of food, lodging and NA materials. A 10% discount will be given for early reservation with payment received on or before Sept. 15, 2009.
  • All communities are highly encouraged to sponsor their respective Group Guide who will be attending the NA.
  • For communities who may have financial difficulties in meeting the cost of the registration fee, kindly contact the National Secretariat to request for a subsidy duly endorsed by the regional LCs or group guides.  All requests for subsidy should be made not later than September 15, 2009.
  1. Important: Please be reminded of the following deadlines for the National Secretariat to receive the following:
April 16, 2009 – submission to the LC of proposed amendments to the National Statutes June 16, 2009 –  submission of Nominations for National Leadership Community July 16, 2009 –  circulation to the local communities of proposed amendments to the National Statutes September 15, 2009 - submission of NA Delegates’ Registration Form
  1. Questions and Concerns
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding logistics, finances and other NA-related issues, please indicate these on the Registration Form.  A member of the Organizing Team will contact you regarding these questions or concerns. To allow sufficient time to respond to requests for assistance, these must be brought to the National Secretariat on or before September 15, 2009.  You may contact the Secretariat c/o Lolit at telephone no. 4260075, telefax no. 4260074, or by email clcp@admu.edu.ph. We highly anticipate your community’s generous response by commissioning dedicated and qualified delegates to the NA.  Please observe the sections on “Attendance at the National Assembly” for Full Member and Observer communities found in the Membership Guidelines to ensure the valuable and active participation of all delegates.

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Module 4 Materials