Formation for the lay people

Les Entretiens de Valpré (Lyon, France) bring together business leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and students. They come to exchange views and experiences on the key issues of the economy, business, and society in the light of Christian social thought. This event is organized since 2002 by the Congregation of the Augustinians of the Assumption.

The association Forum104 (Paris, France) , accompanied by the Assumptionists since 2014, runs a cultural and interspiritual space in the heart of Paris. A meeting space, Forum104 is animated by a team with complementary skills: theological, psychological, pedagogical and artistic, which is committed to offering a favorable framework for welcoming and meeting people and associations.

The Saint Pierre – Saint André Center Bucarest (Roumanie) is a place of dialogue between the Christian East and West. It has a university-level Byzantine library accessible to the public, a Christian students’ hostel, and offers throughout the year a program of conferences, debates and training on church and society issues.

Assumption Language College (ALC), Manila (Philippines) welcomes students from religious and secular organizations to help them develop their language skills and personal charisma. The school also promotes intercultural and interfaith exchange.

In West Africa, the African Integration Journeys – Voyages d’Intégration Africaine, organized by the Assumptionists, are an opportunity for participants to live a true interreligious and intercultural experience.