Annual General Meeting of Order of Malta Korea
On the 31th of March, the Order of Malta Korea held its Annual General Meeting. With the participation of 11 members and one aspirant, the 2018 report on the Hospitaller activities and the finances and the 2019 annual plan on the Hospitaller activities and the finances were submitted and approved. Also, the amendment of some sentences in the Articles of Association describing the rights and duties of the members and the aspirants as well as the range of the auditor’s responsibility was also submitted and approved by the unanimous consent of the participants.
President Silvano Yongmaan Park of the Order of Malta Korea recognized and appreciated the stabilization of the lunchbox project, highlighting consistency and continuance since its first service in June 2016, mostly thanks to the dedicated efforts of the members and the volunteers, and emphasized once again that both the faith to the God and the service to the poor are to be more intensified in a balanced way in 2019. Also, he encouraged the members and the aspirants to participate in the international events such as the Lourdes pilgrimage, the 9th Asia Pacific Conference in Melbourne, and the Youth Camp for the disabled in Hong Kong.
Prior to this, the attendance of the Meeting went to Myeongdong Cathedral to serve the Sunday Mass, and had a chance to ponder on the meaning of repentance and forgiveness during the period of Lent.