Monthly Archives: April 2018

The monks, the Dachau survivors and the concert that heralded freedom

On the anniversary of the camp’s liberation, the forgotten story of escaped prisoners who set up a Jewish hospital in a Bavarian monastery has been championed by one Benedictine monk

The monastery of St Ottilien rises above the green Bavarian pastures of southern Germany. It is an unlikely setting for the story of an extraordinary Jewish renaissance in the weeks following the 1945 liberation of Dachau, which is being commemorated this week.

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Consecrated Life: a Conference on the theme of ‘Consecration’

The International Conference “Consecratio et consecratio per evangelica consilia”, organized by the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life, will be held at the Pontifical University Antonianum in Rome on May 3 – 6, 2018.

Following a careful and critical assessment of the present reality in today’s Church, Continue reading

Charismatic Families – A path towards communion PLANNING 2017-2020

“Communion and the encounter between different charisms and vocations can open up a path of hope. No one contributes to the future in isolation, by his or her efforts alone, but by seeing himself or herself as part of a true communion which is constantly open to encounter, dialogue, attentive listening and mutual assistance. Such a communion inoculates us from the disease of self-absorption”. Pope Francis

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The Philosophy of the Midrash

The Centro Pro Unione and the John Paul II Center for Interreligious Dialogue cordially invite you to The Philosophy of the Midrash, Rabbi Jack BEMPORAD Director, The Center for Interreligious Understanding Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. Continue reading

Sedos Residential Seminar. Ariccia (Rome) 30 April – 4 May 2018

Dear all, as every year also this year 2018 there will be the Sedos Residential Seminar.
The theme will be  Youth and Mission and the Seminar will take place in House of the Divine Master, in Ariccia, outside Rome. from : Monday, 30th of April, 3 p.m. till Friday 4th of May, 2 p.m.

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Asia/Taiwan – The Camillians in Asia: “The life of the Spirit walks in the mission”

“The Camillian missionaries in Asia today have the same joy and enthusiasm as their first years of mission. They are engaged in teaching catechism, in pastoral work, in the most remote areas, in many charitable works such as kindergartens, hospitals, centers for the elderly and disabled, cultural centers; they are present in formation centers and in seminars for the preparation of future priests and missionaries of the Gospel, also to be sent to other countries in the world”: Continue reading

2018 National Association of Vocation & Formation Directors Conference

The conference begins on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Registration is from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Welcome & Opening Ritual begins at 7:00 p.m. The Conference will close Wednesday, April 25, 2018 with a Ritual at 11:15 a.m.

The registration fee includes a light Reception on Sunday night; continental breakfast each morning, nutrition breaks each day, lunches on Monday and Tuesday and the banquet on Tuesday. Continue reading