Global Sisters Report: Sr. Norma Pimentel, LCWR award recipient, embraces ‘holy chaos’ of her ministry to migrants
As the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley on the U.S.-Mexico border, Pimentel sees up to 800 migrants every day pouring into her center, often their first stop after being released from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Continue reading
Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue as a Mission. Interview with don Giuliano Savina, new Director of National Office for Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue (UNEDI)
Don Giuliano Savina, named nearly one year ago by the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI) as Director of its National Office for Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue (UNEDI) seems to have been born for this job – which for him is actually more of a calling than a job. Continue reading
Last January, 140 young Marists from the four branches of the Society of Mary, coming from the five continents, gathered in Guatemala in the days leading up to World Youth Day to reflect and strengthen their commitment to the call to be Mary’s presence in the Church and in the world today. Continue reading
A workshop has been conducted by Religious, Diocesan Clergy and other Pastoral agents in South Sudan in partnership with the Justice and Peace (J&P) Office of the International Union of Superior Generals (UISG) in Collaboration with the Pastoral Department in the South Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SSCBC)-Juba dated 8th to 14 July, 2019 in Kit-Jubek State. Continue reading
Andrea Tornielli – Vatican City
The scandal of abuse, the cry of dismay from the victims who have suffered unimaginably weighs like a burden on the shoulders of every priest.
First, let me thank SEDOS for the invitation to give the Opening Lecture at this Seminar. I want to start by looking back at events on Easter morning. On that day, we rejoiced that God who became flesh and lived among us, has overcome death. We felt filled with gratitude and hope, knowing that the source of all life lives, and we renewed our commitment to be an instrument of hope and life in the world. Continue reading
Salesiani – “Entrust, have trust and smile!” Rector Major’s Letter on 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Association of Mary Help of Christians (ADMA)
“Entrust, have trust and smile!” This is the title of the letter addressed by the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, to the Salesians and to the whole Salesian Family on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Association of Mary Help of Christians (ADMA), promoted by Don Bosco on 18 April 1869, one year after the consecration of the Basilica of Mary Help of Christians at Valdocco.