Monthly Archives: June 2019
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
For the month of October 2019, I have asked that the whole Church revive her missionary awareness and commitment as we commemorate the centenary of the Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud of Pope Benedict XV (30 November 1919). Continue reading
All U.S. major superiors of men, councilors, and their program leaders are encouraged to attend this special National Assembly as we discuss the future of religious life in the United States. We will have a candid and engaged conversation about religious life and leadership. Join your brothers for fraternal review, Continue reading
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Pope Francis on Thursday told participants at a Congress for the Pastoral Care of Vocations in Europe not to be afraid to take up the challenge of continuing to proclaim the vocation to consecrated life and to ordained life, Vatican News reported. Continue reading
Sister Elaine Penrice has been appointed as Director of the National Office of Vocation. Bishop Terence Drainey, Chair of the Management Board of the National Office for Vocation, said he was delighted to be able to announce the appointment.
“I have worked with Sr Elaine in her role as Religious Life Promoter and as the acting Director of the National Office for Vocations over the last few years Continue reading
The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and Fondazione De La Salle Solidarietà Internazionale Onlus are pleased to present the “Beyond the Borders” initiatives, carried out across borders, on five continents to reach the most vulnerable communities in the world. Continue reading
Editorial: In our celebration of Pentecost, we are reminded of the abundant outpouring of gifts we have received from the Holy Spirit. Consciously attending to these graces in our JPIC ministry today, our lives are transformed, and we become prophets of hope as “All of us can cooperate as instruments of God for the care of creation, each according to his or her own culture, experience, involvements and talents.” Continue reading
National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC): Communication Skills to Promote Vocations Workshop: July 22-24, 2019
This workshop is created from the syllabus of the NRVC Vocation Ambassadors Program and will teach those vested in vocation ministry and new membership how best to promote vocations through diverse platforms. This interactive, hands-on workshop will focus on practicing new ideas, strategizing for more effective communications and avoiding online mistakes.
At the end of last March, Fr. General, Saverio Cannistrà, began a pastoral visit to the brothers and sisters of Lebanon. Until the 14th of April, he visited all the convents and monasteries present in the semiprovince, to dialogue with the religious friars and nuns present in them, as well as the members of the OCDS. Continue reading