Monthly Archives: June 2019
By Devin Watkins
The Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv) concluded their month-long 202nd General Chapter on Monday with a papal audience in the Vatican.
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
“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
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
1. “The hope of the poor will not perish for ever” (Ps 9:19). These words of the Psalm remain timely. They express a profound truth that faith impresses above all on the hearts of the poor, restoring lost hope in the face of injustice, sufferings and the uncertainties of life. Continue reading
On Saturday, the Pope stressed the importance of giving young people space, of making them protagonists and of motivating, during an audience with members of the Order of the Most Holy Trinity for the redemption of Captives, who are in Rome for their General Chapter. Continue reading
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
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
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