CACS Report. October
1. Last months meeting was very busy and energy filled. There were five new members on the secretariat and we met the new Bishop-elect for CACS, Bishop Robert Hardwick from the Qu’Appelle Diocese.
2. We reviewed the feedback from the triennial and will be using the Input to help us focus on what our goals will be for the next three years.
3. Carol Summers had written a letter to Bishop, Mark MacDonald, the first indigenous Bishop in Canada asking if we could be of any support to him in the Aboriginal community. He said yes, Carol asked Rob Hutchison an indigenous member on CACS if he would like to be a part of this process. He said yes. He lives on Vancouver Island and would like to get the approval and permission of First Nations there to meet with them.
There were a number of indigenous priests who were recommended as the contact to discuss how to start the process and for wise counsel.
4. During our meeting, the question, "when was the first Cursillo Weekend held in your Diocese?" was asked. We were asked to ask our diocese for this information. We would like to put his information on the Web site.
5. The next CACS meeting is planned for Ottawa, March13th-15th 2109. CACS would like to know if you would like to hold a CLW workshop.
There was considerable interest in the Youth workshop “You want me to do what ? " being considered for the spring. They would like to know more about this workshop.
6. Carol Summers has spoken the webmaster for the CAC website and he would be willing to speak with us about a program for data and mailing lists. Carol will help us where possible. Rev, Yvonne Thistle from NL has approached the person handling their mailing list and he will contact me with the program they are using.
7. CACS would like to know if there are any topics or subjects you would like to discuss with us while they are here in March.
De Colores Bev Hatt
Canadian Anglican Cursillo Secretariat, Ontario Representative