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Fr. Art MacKinnon: 50 years a martyr

TESTIMONY - With the phone pressed to her ear memories spring to life of a man from half a life ago. “Sure I remember him,” said Sr. Mary Jo Mazzerolle. “The day before he was killed he was in our house. He came to us to say Mass and afterwards he came to our house for supper. “The next day he was killed.” The day remembered so vividly by Mazzerolle...

 

Jesuit Law Schools, Jesuit Refugee Service Seek Justice for Central American Refugees

EDUCATION - Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) and 13 U.S. Jesuit law schools have released a call for policy change on the legal challenges facing Central American asylum seekers and migrants in the U.S. “A Fair Chance for Due Process: Challenges in Legal Protection for Central American Asylum Seekers and Other Vulnerable Migrants,”...

 

 

October 24, ‘All Brothers’, Meeting of Religious Brothers Residing in Rome

EVENTS - On the occasion of the Year of the Consecrated Life, the ‘All Brothers’ team has planned to organize, on October 24th, a meeting of religious brothers residing in Rome. Here the first announcement: To all religious Brothers: With the joy we find in the Gospel, which reminds us that we are children of the same Father, we greet all of you...

 

 

140 years of Loreto in Australia

EVENTS - This year, Loreto celebrates 140 years in Australia thanks to our pioneering Loreto Sisters from Ireland.Travelling to an unknown and distant land from the comforts of her home in Ireland, Mother Gonzaga Barry stepped off the SS Somersetshire Ship onto Australian soil on the 19th July, 1875. This was to become a defining moment...

 

 

"Retrieving the prophecy" - Letter by Pedro Aguado, Father General of the Piarist Order

LETTER - Dear brothers: We are at the gates of our 47th General Chapter. Personally, I'm finishing the six years for which I was elected as Father General of the Order. And I want to write this Letter to the Brothers to express an intimate conviction that I have been feeding these years lived in intense relationship of communion and search with many...

 

Portugal: "Strengthening religious support to the sick"

HEALTH - The National Coordination of Hospital Chaplaincies (CNCH), together with the respective heads of Portuguese dioceses, aims to strengthen the quality of the spiritual and religious assistance to the sick. In a statement, the Catholic agency stressed the need for this service to become "an essential part of a wider and... 

 

Diploma in Safeguarding of Minors. An Interdisciplinary Approach

ROME - The Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University will offer from February 2016 a new Diploma on Safeguarding of Minors. The program aims at the formation of persons who will become: Child protection officers for dioceses, religious congregations, etc.; Advisors and trainers in the field of safeguarding...

 

 

Laurentius Tarpin elected Master General of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross

NEWS 2015 - On Tuesday, June 23, the 2015 General Chapter Delegates walked to the Saint Helena Chapel in order to elect the 58th Master General of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross. The ceremony was preside over by Master General Glen Lewandowski and began with the invocation to the Holy Spirit, a reading from Crosier...

 

Program Workshop for Young Consecrated Persons

ROME - On 15-19 september, 2015 will be the International Workshop for Young Consecrated Persons. Applications for the meeting will be received online, not later than June 30, 2015. The dates of the meeting include also these moments open to all consecrated persons:Tuesday, September 15th: Introductory Vigil. Saturday, September 19: Memory of the martyrs...

 

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