XXVI National Assembly of the Apostleship of the Sea
From September 1 to 4, 2015, the XXVI National Assembly of the Apostleship of the Sea of Spain was held in Santander.
On behalf of Barcelona, Cristina Hausmann, Eugenio Ruiz, Monica Martinez, Chabela Repetto, Orlando Prieto and delegate Ricardo Rodríguez-Martos attended.
There were two sessions on fishing focusing on two themes: The role of women in fisher families and the current and future history and situation of fishermen’s associations. The Bishop of Santander Don Manuel Sánchez Monge presented a paper on the apostolic letter Envangelii Gaudium of Pope Francis and its application to maritime pastoral.
Finally there was a panel on the merchant marine and the action of the apostolate of the sea in the big ports
The assembly was presided over by Bishop Luis Quinteiro, Bishop Promoter of the Apostleship of the Sea and Ramón Caamaño, National Director of the Apostleship of the Sea