4:00PM from Castel Sant’Angelo, we will march the sidewalks of Tiber River to Ponte Cestio at Tiber Island. At the end of the prayer, a Eucharistic celebration memorial honoring Bl. Oscar Romero will be held in Santa Maria della Luce Church in Trastevere at 6:30PM. Continue reading
“We can embrace the cross when we hold that there is no spirituality without life and spirituality is impatient life against the disorder of humanity,” said Rev. Dr Vuyani Vellem, one of the speakers at a plenary on the theology of the cross at the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME).
Vellem was invited to speak about the spiritual dimensions of embracing the cross in the last thematic plenary of the CWME, Continue reading
As we journey through Lent in Rome, I have a new appreciation for the universal commitment of Christians to fast, pray, repent and give alms to the poor.
Most of our communities are living this interculturality. Catherine Clifford presented the vision of Pope Francis that is in line with Vatican II but also with his experience in Latin America: the mission has a Church (rather than the Church has a mission), because the Church is missionary by its very nature: the way we pray, we structure our relationships, we witness and work are missionary themselves. Continue reading
The school is in Rumbek, Lakes State, South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation that became independent in 2011 after a long and bloody war with northern Sudan. Around 80% of South Sudanese depend on subsistence farming or herding as their primary source of livelihood. While there is sufficient water throughout Lakes State, the average person does not have access to potable water. Water contamination exacerbates an already precarious health situation. Continue reading
This is the sixth language into which the book has been translated. The translation was done by Fr Gulshan Barkat OMI assisted by Columban Fr Robert McCulloch of the Missionary Society of St Columban and was completed over a period of four years. The book launch in Karachi Continue reading
Return to say to the fathers beauty and responsibility of their vocation. We test the Guanellian parish of San Giuseppe al Trionfale with a series of meetings “Do not leave them alone!” For parents with children in the age of adolescence. “A path from November to April,” says the pastor father Wladimiro Bogoni “to rediscover together the image of the family in the Word of God,
Daughters of Charity Sister Liz Sjoberg and Sister Brenda Fritz love making music together. They’ve enjoyed themselves so much that they decided to invite other musicians to join in on the fun. Thus, after one week-end long session and lots of laughs, “Music Inspires: Beautiful Name” was born.
Notes from the 18th General Assembly of European Conferences of Superiors General of Religious and Societies of Apostolic life (UCESM)
The Assembly took place at Snagov Bucharest (Romania) at the Monastery of the Carmelites from 5-10 March 2018. It was attended by representatives of 39 national conferences of religious from all 28 European countries. Some guests were also present from the Congregation of Institutes of Consecrated life and Societies of Apostolic life ( CICSVA), the Catholic Church in the European Union (COMECE), the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE), Continue reading
Five outstanding speakers will be sharing their insights at the November 1-5 NRVC convocation in Buffalo, New York. Each will speak on topics connected to the theme of “Walk With Me: Encounter, Accompaniment, and Invitation.” Be sure to save the dates so you can join us for professional development, networking, support, and spiritual uplift.
Father Kevin M. DePrinzio, O.S.A., Ph.D. is an Augustinian friar Continue reading