Monthly Archives: October 2019

Blindwalk 2019 – claretians network for eye donation

Responding to the changing needs of time, a creative ministry of Bangalore Province to reach out to the visually challenged persons found its best expression in a BlindWalk organized on October 10, 2019, World Sight Day. About 100,000 persons walked blindfolded in 227 locations spread across five countries, involving Claretians Provinces from various countries. Continue reading

Priests of the Sacred Heart. International conference. Sacred Heart Devotion Memory – Body – Image – Text: Continuities and Discontinuities, Rome, November 8/9th 2019

The devotion to the Sacred Heart in a variety of perspectives will be the central focus of the international and pluri-disciplinary conference. Speakers from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, the US, Canada and Indonesia will focus on iconography, memory, emotion and body in the language, imagery and rituals of the Sacred Heart.

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The Amazon Synod: Interview with Mons. Francisco Antonio Ceballos CSsR

Vicar of Puerto Carreño: “The Holy Spirit was already in the original cultures before our arrival”

A few hours after the start of the Amazon Synod, Francisco Antonio Ceballos, the Bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Carreño, in the Vichada department, in the eastern tip of Colombia, near the southern border of Venezuela, is one of the 15 Colombian bishops will meet at this event that will begin this October 6th. Continue reading

OCTOBER. An extraordinary missionary month and launching of twinning between the 123 communities of the congregation

“Overcoming the temptation of all pessimism, all sterile nostalgia for the past and opening oneself to the joyful newness of the Gospel”. It was with these words that Pope Francis proposed to the Church an extraordinary Missionary Month organised on the occasion of the centenary of the promulgation of the Apostolic Letter Maximum illud Continue reading