1. Establishing ecclesial links
To keep the official relationships of the Institute with the Holy See.
To receive and spread in the Institute the Church’s Documents and Rules.
2. Summoning and organizing the General Chapter
To summon and organize the General Chapter every six years.
To put in practice the Documents of the General Chapter:
- Constitutions and Directory.
- Orientation Document joint Brothers and Lay People.
- Project of Life of the Institute, six-year period 2013-2019.
- Decisions and Orientations.
3. Visiting the Provinces
To carry out the canonical visits to the Brothers and Communities of the Congregation once every three years.
To favour the sense of body and of family in the Congregation.
4. Receiving the Vowsof the Brothers
To receive the Vows of the Brothers on behalf of the Church.
To confirm the admission to the First Profession and Perpetual Profession of the Brothers.
5. Being link of union & communication
To offer the information to the Institute and to promote the general publications:
a) Newsletter of the General Council.
b) Publication of the official magazine “L’Entretien Familial”.
c) Monthly the News of the Institute.
d) Information through the Web page.
e) Offering data, statistics and documents to the Provinces.
6. Impelling the congregational identity and charism
To animate the life of the Institute specially what concerning the charismatic aspects: Nazarene spirituality, spirit of family and mission (education, catechesis and liturgical animation).
Some means that are in use are:
a) Circulars of Br. Superior General.
b) Documents for reflection.
c) Message on occasion of Christmas, Easter and Founder’s Feast.
e) Meetings of planning, coordination and assessment.
f) To animate and promote the formation.
7. Guarding the Archives and the Congregational Memories
To guard and make and inventory of the Archives and the historical memories of the Congregation
– Archive of the Founder.
– General Archive.
– To ensure that the Provincial and Local Archives are organized and guarded.
8. Keeping live the Memory of Venerable Brother Gabriel Taborin
To make memory of Brother Gabriel Taborin alive and present among us.
To promote the Cause of Beatification of Venerable. Br. Gabriel.
To impel the study and spreading of his person through the research, preparation of materials, courses of formation (Taborinianum) and pilgrimages.
9. Boosting New Foundations
To promote the expansion of the charism in new countries.
Promoting meetings between the Provinces
To support the Provincial Brothers in the exercise of the animation.
To promote and organize meeting between the different Provinces:
a) Meeting with Provincials every three years.
b) Meetings with the Provincial Councils.
c) International Meeting of Nazarene Fraternities every six years.
d) Meeting with the responsible of some fields of animation or regions of Brothers.
Taking responsibility for the Houses depending on the General Administration
House of Procura (Headquarters) of the Curia General of Rome.
Mother House of Belley.
Formation Houses and “Gabriel Taborin” School of Philippines.
Formation Houses of Indonesia and Timor-Leste.