Monthly Archives: June 2019

Claretian Missionaries: Analysis of the results of the congregational survey on ms 70.5 project on community living

The Survey on community living was undertaken in March-April 2019, as one of the preliminary steps in order to prepare supportive materials to facilitate an interdisciplinary reflection regarding community life with a view to strengthening the same within the Congregation, as mandated by the XXV General Chapter (MS 70.5). Continue reading

OFMcap:The ratio formationis is on the way

Following the presentation of the draft Ratio formationis to the General Chapter, the friar capitulars approved a motion in these terms:

“The General Council shall appoint a special commission (or direct the International Formation Council (IFC)), that within a year, on the basis of the important recommendations of the LXXXV General Chapter, Continue reading

Justice and Peace: the International Council of the Order of Friars Minor in Jerusalem

The Custody of the Holy Land hosted the two-yearly planning meeting of the International Council of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) of the Order of the Friars Minor from 3rd to 10th June 2019.

The JPIC Office has always dealt with everything concerning Justice, Peace and the Integrity of the Creation, recognized as founding values of Franciscan spirituality. Continue reading

WORKSHOP Interculturality Conflict resolution in religious communities: Rome, July 16-20, 2019

The workshop is organized by the Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows, and it is open to all religious who have an interest in the topics of Interculturality and Conflict Resolution in religious communities. The workshop is particularly useful for those who are in leadership roles within their communities and those who are working in education and formation. Continue reading

240 Marist educators took part in the formation offered by the Gregorian

From 1 to 4 June, a meeting was held in Alcalá de Henares (Spain) to evaluate the agreement between the Marist Institute and the Center for the Protection of Children, CCP, of the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. The Marist Foundation for International Solidarity (FMSI) signed this agreement in 2017 with the aim of implementing training courses for the prevention of sexual abuse in universities and other Marist institutions. Continue reading

Vatican document on gender: Yes to dialogue, no to ideology

The Congregation for Catholic Education has published “Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a path of dialogue on the question of gender theory in education”. The new document is intended as an instrument to help guide Catholic contributions to the ongoing debate about human sexuality, and to address the challenges that emerge from gender ideology.

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The relationship of the lay camillian family with the Order of camillians and the Church

The prophecy of St. Camillus who predicted the spread throughout the world of the little plant of the Order that he had founded has also been fulfilled as regards the Lay Camillian Family (LCF). Indeed, today the LCF is present in all the continents of the world, multiplying the number of arms stretched out towards those who find themselves going through the difficult season of suffering. Continue reading