Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Jesuit Brothers – Sanctity through Service

St. Alphonso Rodriquez, Jesuit brother and Saint of the Church, is an important figure in the history of the Society of Jesus. As the patron saint of the Jesuit brother, Alphonso’s example of simplicity of life and dedication to his work has brought “sanctity through service” to centuries of brother vocations. Continue reading

The Camillian Charismatic Family – Day of Spirituality: ‘God is faithful, let us trust him’ (St. Camillus)

God is faithful, let us trust him’ (St. Camillus)

During these days of your meeting you will listen to many papers that will help you at the level of pastoral care and learning in your mission near to the sick. This day of spirituality is not concerned so much with the doctrinal dimension as with applying ourselves to listening to the Word of God which provokes us to address today’s challenges and to implement the message of Jesus who came to heal the whole of the human person: Continue reading

OFM: Towards an Integral Ecology

The Pontifical Antonianum University has recently put the fruits of four interdisciplinary seminars on integral ecology, held in the last two years to productive use. With three introductory courses on urban ecology, concerning metabolism, flows and scales, they introduced the students of the professional programme in integral ecology, during the second week of the diploma, to an integrated ecology project, to be discussed and verified with experts of different disciplines,


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Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) launches Lenten Campaign for religious sisters in 85 countries

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has launched a Lenten and Easter campaign to strengthen its support for religious sisters in those countries worldwide that are most affected by war and poverty or in which Christians are a minority. The campaign bears the title “Extraordinary women. Thanks to God. Thanks to you.Continue reading

Pope Francis: Be bold in responding to the Lord’s call

 It takes courage and boldness to trust in God’s promises and follow the vocation he has set out for you, Pope Francis said in a message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, released Saturday.

“Responding to the Lord’s call involves putting ourselves on the line and facing a great challenge. It means being ready to leave behind whatever would keep us tied to our little boat and prevent us from making a definitive choice,” the pope said March 9. Continue reading