Monthly Archives: January 2018

JPIC Newsbrief – December 2017

Editorial: As the sun sets on 2017, we are filled with gratitude as we look back at all that God’s grace has achieved through our humble initiatives in collaboration and networking with many who share our goals for peace. We look forward with hope that God’s kingdom of justice, peace, and integrity of creation may be fully manifested. In this issue, JPIC Roma—one voice among many—is calling out and evoking integral human development for all, recognizing God’s love Continue reading

Pope’s January Prayer Intentions: Religious Minorities in Asia

“That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice,” is the prayer intention of Pope Francis for January 2018, promoted throughout the world by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network.

The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network addresses the challenges facing humanity and assists the mission of the Church. We pray and work to meet the challenges of the world identified by the Pope in his monthly intentions Continue reading

KOREA. Online School of Prayer

To celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the foundation of the Daughters of St. Paul, our sisters of Korea launched a school of prayer on Facebook.

The five-week course, entitled Attraction, which introduces participants to prayer, also makes use of a candle, the rosary and several videoclips to help the user learn about prayer and put it into daily practice. Continue reading

Message for the 26th World Day of the Sick

Mater Ecclesiae: “Behold, your son… Behold, your mother. And from that hour the disciple took her into his home.” (Jn 19:26-27)

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The Church’s service to the sick and those who care for them must continue with renewed vigour, in fidelity to the Lord’s command (cf. Lk 9:2-6; Mt 10:1-8; Mk 6:7-13) and following the eloquent example of her Founder and Master. Continue reading

Fr. Leobardo Almazán is the Assistant to the Permanent Delegate of the Order to the United Nations

The Master of the Order, fr. Bruno Cadoré, has appointed fr. Leobardo Almazán as the Assistant to the Permanent Delegate of the Order of Preachers to the United Nations and Permanent Representative at the UN Office in Geneva. His appointed will take effect from the 1st of January 2018. He will work under the direction of fr. Michael Deeb, Permanent Delegate of the Order to the UN. fr. Leo is from the Province of St. Martin de Porres, USA. Continue reading