Monthly Archives: February 2019

UISG. Lenten Retreat “Homecoming: The Grace of Transformation” – March 23

A day of reflection on the mystery of transformation at work in the Universe Story and in our Christian Story from ASHES TO ALLELUIA! Monica and Hilary will provide participants with an opportunity to reflect on the Scripture imagery and themes of this Lenten Season, enlightened and enriched by the mysteries at work in the Universe Story. Continue reading

The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas: Of Pearls and Prodigals: Hearing Jesus’ Parables as Jewish Stories

PI 2018-2019 – Thursday, 21 February at 5 p.m.

“Of Pearls and Prodigals: Hearing Jesus’ Parables as Jewish Stories”

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, University professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies and Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies (Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science) will  discuss how understanding

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Venezuela – “Today, the Venezuelan does not live, he survives”: Salesian works of Venezuela continue to bet on justice and peace

Yesterday, February 11, the Holy See welcomed the delegation of the self-proclaimed interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, and insistently asked for a “just and peaceful” solution for Venezuela, “avoiding bloodshed”, said Msgr. Edgar Peña Parra, Substitute for General Affairs of the Vatican Secretariat of State after the meeting with Guaidó’s delegation.

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World Congress of Lasallian Education

The year 2019 marks the 300th anniversary of our Holy Founder’s entry to eternal life. This anniversary provides an opportunity for us to celebrate our Lasallian heritage, and to renew our commitment to protect the viability and vitality of the Lasallian educational mission through our work. Finally, this anniversary is a fitting occasion to express our trusting vision towards a future full of hope. Continue reading

Great Britain: 2020 will be dedicated to the rediscovery of the Holy Scriptures

An initiative of Catholic bishops in cooperation with the “Bible Society” will support and fund new proposals. The project includes a Gospel for people with autism and the Gospel of Matthew in sign language for hearing-impaired persons. Initiatives include a work of art brought across all twenty-two  Catholic dioceses of England and Wales to “initiate a conversation with God” and concerts of migrant choirs Continue reading