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Animated video on the life of Daniel Comboni

comboni cartoonNEWS 2016 - The translation into various languages of an animated video on the life of Comboni is now complete. It is a valuable means of missionary animation and pastoral youth ministry and lends itself to the development of various dynamics. The video is on the Spanish Aguiluchos’ YouTube and the Latin American version can be found...


Uneasy peace takes hold after violence marks South Sudan's fifth anniversary

anne kiraguSOUTH SUDAN - A ceasefire called Monday in South Sudan, the site of bloody clashes this past week between troops of opposing political factions, appeared to be holding as of Friday, July 15, but the peace is uneasy at best. The latest crisis for the world's newest country has left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced.


Growing number of associates partner with religious communities to quench spiritual thirst

spiritual thirstREFLECTION - Conni Dubick majored in theology in college, then became a director of religious education and spent years working in university administration. But it wasn't until she discovered the Dominicans Sisters of Peace that she found what she felt was missing — not as a sister, but as an associate, a nonconsecrated man or woman who has made a public...


Franciscan Village at WYD 2016

logo franciscan wydEVENTS - The Franciscan Village is the place in Krakow where we want to invite everyone who is interested in the Franciscan spirituality, for a time of praying together, the time to talk, to enjoy being together and to have fun and to have the opportunity to meet Franciscan youth from all over the World. WHERE: Kraków-Olszanica, ul. Korzeniaka 18 (ul.= street)...


Sisters of St. Joseph Federation Event promotes love, unity in face of tragedy

sisters st josephREFLECTION - As I sat on the five-hour flight from Los Angeles to Orlando on July 9, headed to the 2016 Sisters of St. Joseph Federation Event, it was impossible not to find my thoughts drifting to the events that happened there June 12. I had watched in horror as the reports of the shooting at Pulse nightclub came streaming in...



yudithSOUTH SUDAN - Interview with Sr. Yudith Pereira Rico – Solidarity South Sudan Coordinator. What were their impressions of the situation, and why did the leave? Impressions: The conflict in Juba seems to be well planned, and the leaders of both parts where calling to their own military followers. Army members, and state workers, have not received their salaries...


US training program helps sisters in China improve care for elderly

china sistersFORMATION - A group of women religious from China may turn out to be innovators of a very particular kind — and that has everything to do with China's changing demographics. Six Chinese sisters from five different congregations recently completed a 120-hour Geriatric Spiritual Care certificate program through the Avila Institute of Gerontology...


Grey Nuns: new leadership team

nuns-greys-300x117NEWS 2016 - During the Congregational Chapter held, from 27 June to 4 July 2016, at Manoir d’Youville, Châteauguay (Québec), we, the Sisters of Charity of Montréal, “Grey Nuns” elected as members of our new Congregational Administration: Sister Aurore Larkin, Congregational Leader, Sister Elaine Baete, Congregational Assistant...


Assembly of Rome UISG Constellation 2017

costellazioneNEWS 2016 - The annual assembly of the Rome Constellation will be held on January 11th and 12th 2017 at Casa di Esercizi “Nostra Signora della Misericordia”, in Via di Monte Cucco, 25, 00148 Roma, tel +39 066533730. In order to continue to deepen the theme of the Plenary Assembly 2016 we will focus onCollaborating for the Common Good...




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