• May 2019

New President of the Conventual Franciscan Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO)

On June 5, 2019, a new President of the Conventual Franciscan Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO) was elected.

The new President is Friar Marian GOŁĄB, the Minister Provincial of the Province of St. Anthony and Bl. James of Strepar in Poland (Cracow). The Federation’s Vicar is Friar Wiesław PYZIO, the Minister Provincial of the Province of the Immaculate Mother of God in Poland (Warsaw). The Secretary of the Federation is Friar Jan M. SZEWEK of the Province of St. Anthony and Bl. James of Strepar in Poland (Cracow). Continue reading

Claretian Missionaries: Analysis of the results of the congregational survey on ms 70.5 project on community living

The Survey on community living was undertaken in March-April 2019, as one of the preliminary steps in order to prepare supportive materials to facilitate an interdisciplinary reflection regarding community life with a view to strengthening the same within the Congregation, as mandated by the XXV General Chapter (MS 70.5). Continue reading

OFMcap:The ratio formationis is on the way

Following the presentation of the draft Ratio formationis to the General Chapter, the friar capitulars approved a motion in these terms:

“The General Council shall appoint a special commission (or direct the International Formation Council (IFC)), that within a year, on the basis of the important recommendations of the LXXXV General Chapter, Continue reading

Justice and Peace: the International Council of the Order of Friars Minor in Jerusalem

The Custody of the Holy Land hosted the two-yearly planning meeting of the International Council of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) of the Order of the Friars Minor from 3rd to 10th June 2019.

The JPIC Office has always dealt with everything concerning Justice, Peace and the Integrity of the Creation, recognized as founding values of Franciscan spirituality. Continue reading

WORKSHOP Interculturality Conflict resolution in religious communities: Rome, July 16-20, 2019

The workshop is organized by the Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows, and it is open to all religious who have an interest in the topics of Interculturality and Conflict Resolution in religious communities. The workshop is particularly useful for those who are in leadership roles within their communities and those who are working in education and formation. Continue reading

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