Rome, 1st January 2011
Give reason for the hope that is in you.
"As we begin the second year of our service, we have decided, in the General Council, to propose to you for the next few months the theme of spirituality in general, bearing in mind that it may become a reflection which inflames us for our growth in every sphere which concerns the quality of our life and our being people consecrated to God to follow him and serve him in the mission."