Monthly Archives: July 2018

Reflections on water

This reflection is offered as a companion piece to the booklet Water and Sanitation: A People’s Guide to SDG (Sustainable Deveopment Goals) 6 which was produced in 2017 by the UN–NGO Mining Working Group in New York. In response to the excellent human rights and advocacy information in this document, Continue reading

CIS: A clip to walk towards the peace of the heart

The Centre for Ignatian Spirituality shall be offering an experience of Ignatian spirituality through a video clip to those who are unacquainted with it. This clip will endeavour to highlight the “thirst for God” which is at the core of each human being, even those who feel far from the Church. “To follow this thirst is the beginning of a journey towards the peace of the heart and towards a more serene life, Continue reading

During the Synod, the Pope will canonise a young worker considered the protector of the disabled

The canonisation ceremony will be held on 14 October. Paul VI – who beatified the young worker on 1 December 1963 during the Council – and Mgr Romero will be canonised on the same day, as will Fr Francesco Spinelli, founder of the Institute of the Adorers Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; Fr Vincenzo Romano, and Sister Maria Caterina Kasper, foundress of the Institute of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.

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Caring for the terminally ill: conquering the ultimate frontier

On not finding the General Consultor at the Council meeting at 9.00, I went in search of him to his room. Seeing the door was left unlocked, I walked inside. What I saw will remain in my mind for the rest of my life. There he was! Dead on his bed. A quick look at him convinced me that he was gone forever. I stood motionless looking at his eyes, still partially opened, Continue reading

Dehonians. 24GC: A new superior general!

Today, July 20, 2018, Fr. Carlos Luis Suarez Codorniú, SCJ, was elected superior general of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians). He succeeds Fr. Carlos Enrique Caamaño Martín, SCJ, who became superior general in April following the appointment of Fr. Heinrich Wilmer, SCJ, as bishop of the diocese of Hildesheim (Germany).  Continue reading