Initiatives

UISG. CHILD SAFEGUARDING. Guidelines and Protocols for Religious Institutes

“The primary responsibility lies with bishops, priests and religious, those who have received from the Lord the vocation to offer their lives to service, including the vigilant protection of all vulnerable children, young people and adults.” Holy Father’s Address to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (21 Sep 2017) – www.protectionofminors.va

Dr. Dy-Liacco holds a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola Continue reading

Course Engaging Our Diversity through Interculturality

Dear Sister, On behalf of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG), we are delighted to invite you to consider applying for the following program on Interculturality. The workshop will be held at the UISG facilities in Rome over the last two weeks of January 2019, but significant preparation will be required beforehand. The purpose of this program is to assist a religious congregation in engaging its cultural/ethnic/nationality diversity Continue reading

Rome: Liturgy and Culture. XI International Liturgical Congress

The liturgy by means of ritual – words and gestures characterized by theological and symbolic value – constitutes the fundamental vehicle of communication for the Church. Seen in sociological terms, the liturgy takes on connotations of a particular system of communication in the context of modernity. It communicates by a “sapiential” form of transmitting information and of sharing emotions which now become ever new. The study of communication Continue reading

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Guidelines and Protocols for Religious Institutes

Dr. Gabriel S. Dy-Liacco Member of the Vatican Commission for the Protection of Minors. Dr. Dy-Liacco holds a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Maryland. He is a licensed professional counselor and has practiced psychotherapy and counseling in various mental health settings since 1997 with individuals, couples, families and groups, including victims and perpetrators of abuse. Continue reading

Calasanziane, new website, the charisma of always

The Calasanziane Sisters, sisters of the Calasanctian Family, launch a new website at the link www.calasanziane.org . We invite you to visit it and to know their works for the most disadvantaged children, which they welcome as part of their own family.

The Poor Daughters of Saint Joseph Calasanz is a religious congregation founded in 1889 by the Piarist Archbishop Celestino Continue reading

April 14th, The art of living and dying

The Canadian Religious Conference is pleased to organize a formation day on the topic “the art of living and dying”. We are delighted to have with us Sister Nuala Kenny from the Sisters of Charity of Halifax. She is also a medical doctor, O.C., M.D., F.R.C.P. Shortly after receiving her MD from Dalhousie University, she became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and was certified by the American Board of Paediatrics. Continue reading

Ignatian Spirituality in Rome

Would you like to study Ignatian Spirituality in Rome for one year at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

A message from Donna Orsuto, Director, The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas.

Would you like to study Ignatian Spirituality in Rome for one year at the Pontifical Gregorian University?
If so, please look at this brochure for details.
This diploma program, beginning in October 2018, will be offered in English.
Do let your friends know about this wonderful opportunity.

Source: laycentre.org

Daughters of ST. Paul. My Sisters

My Sisters (www.22s.com/0237ov) is a portable and accessible “sacred space” created by the FSPs of the United States as a place for asking questions, exploring the faith, and nurturing one’s relationship with God at whatever point a person has reached in his/her spiritual journey. Those interested are invited to gain strength for their journey by accessing a living library of multimedia resources, livestream prayer, retreat opportunities, and spiritual companionship Continue reading