Initiatives

Penitential Celebration presided By Pope Francis. 24 hours for the Lord. With you is forgiveness

Those who desire to attend the Penitential Celebration over Pope Francis will preside on Friday, March 9, at 17:00, in St. Peter’s Basilica, may reserve entrace tickets by completing the form on this page no later than Wednesday, March 7. Such tickets are entirely gratuitous.

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Those wishing to attend the Penitential Celebration over which Pope Francis will preside on Friday, March 9

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WEBINARS. Getting the Most out of a Psychological Assessment

The Spirituality of Holy Week (Lenten webinar) 

Presented by the Religious Formation Conference

Date: March 21, 2018 (60 minutes)

Time: 3 pm Eastern; 2 pm Central; 1 pm Mountain; 12 noon Pacific

Presenter: Sallie Latkovich, CSJ, DMin, Adjunct Lecturer in Biblical Spirituality and Director of Biblical Study and Travel Program, Catholic Theological Union (CTU), Chicago, IL. Continue reading

Why Women Matter

We live in times marked by change, but there are places where gender equality is being systematically overlooked. The Catholic Church is one of them.

Today, women are asking why the Church is so slow in recognising their value and opening governance and ministerial roles to them; roles that incorporate their faith, gifts, expertise and education into structures of authority at all levels. Continue reading

Secondary Education in South Sudan    

Windle Trust International – WTI – is a UK registered charity that has been working with refugees or conflict affected communities in the Horn and East Africa for over 40 years. Since coming to South Sudan in 2008, our Solidarity with South Sudan personnel have several times collaborated with Windle Trust in delivering education programmes. So it is that on several occasions I have met David Masua who is the co-author of an informative report published by WTI Continue reading

International Leadership Development Programme 2018/2019

AIM: To energise and equip members of international leadership teams in order that they are enabled to LEAD and WORK with their teams and organisations in a sustained, faith-filled way during their mandate

Please find below the dates of the next International Leadership Development Program to be held in Rome from October 2018 until May 2019. This program is for Congregational Leaders and their Councils. It is preferable if the whole team attends together. The language is English. Continue reading

Uruguay – Music is an art to evangelize and transmit the essence of Salesian charism

Music as art to evangelize and transmit the essence of the Salesian charism, because being musicians and sharing the Salesian spirit are often things that go hand in hand.

Diego Melano and Francisco Romero, two young musicians, narrate the beginning of their artistic vocation.

“The idea came from a group of animators of Maturana,” they explain, “that at a party of Mary Help of Christians decided to change the rhythm

Inter Gentes Sabbatical Programme, Nemi 2018

EVENTS – The sabbatical has an intentional focus on mission and interculturality, referring to the experience of community living, and life and ministry among people from different ethnic backgrounds, genders, nationalities and age groups – thus the name Inter Gentes. Women and men religious, and diocesan priests may consider the Inter Gentes Sabbatical Program as a transitional time to review and renew their commitment to the mission of God in this ever-diversifying world.

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