• May 2019

Lay Association of the Pauline Family Celebrates Centenary

In 1917, Fr James Alberione founded the lay Association of Pauline Cooperators. This third group of the Pauline Family followed the foundations of the Society of St Paul in 1914 and the Daughters of St Paul in 1915.

Pauline Cooperators are lay men and women who dedicate themselves through a special commitment to incarnate the mission and spirituality of the Pauline Family. Continue reading

70 years of the World Council of Churches

Walking together, serving justice and peace

In 2018 we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches and the fellowship that is its heart and soul. This is an opportunity to mark the achievements of the past 70 years in working for Christian unity and action, and to look to the challenges ahead as a fellowship of churches responding to God’s call for unity, mission, justice and peace. Continue reading

Equal Beginnings. But then? A Global Responsibility: Workshop June 25 and 26

The Workshop takes place on June 25 and 26, within the General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

The conference will focus on the perspective of Global Bioethics – A Global Responsibility.

An ethics of the person and of persons that is also, necessarily, an ethics of responsibility for the environment in which human beings live and that they will deliver to future generations.

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Congregation of the Josephites of Murialdo: Began the XXIII General Chapter

The XXIII General Chapter of the Congregation of St. Joseph began in the morning of Sunday, June 3, in the Spirituality Center Inmaculada Conception of Quito, Ecuador.

Together with many members of the St. Leonard Family of Ecuador, the members of the chapter participated in the festive opening ceremonies. A solemn Mass, presided by the Superior General Fr. Mario Aldegani, Continue reading

Pallottines, Taiwan: Land of Smiles

Secret, underground Eucharistic celebrations in China are not cases of the past, but instead part of a reality far too hidden. Hence evangelization of this world power is a dream not only of most Religious Congregations, but of the entire Church itself. The Society of the Catholic Apostolate, too, is amongst the flock sharing in this cherished hope. Continue reading

Commission on Education of the Unions of men and women general superior

The Commission on Education of the Unions of Men and Women General Superiors announces the next celebration of its VII seminar of TRAINING OF EDUCATORS. It is a Seminar that is held annually in Rome, destined to the educators of the heads of Education in the general Curias, to the members of the General and Provincial Councils and to the various national or regional managers of our Education Institutions that are interested. Continue reading

National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC): 2018 Orientation Program for New Vocation Directors, July 10-14

This workshop is intended for new and recently appointed vocation directors.  Its goal is to provide participants with the skills, context, theory, challenges and practicalities of contemporary vocation ministry. Topics will include theology of call; candidate issues; discernment, assessment, and the application process; the role of membership and religious leadership; Continue reading

VATICAN – PMS Assembly: Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019

” October 2019 should help bring the entire People of God to a new awareness of Christian baptismal responsibility for the Church’s mission to evangelize to the ends of the earth. It was decided that for this initiative the International Secretariat of the Pontifical Missionary Union PMU should be the “motor and promoter”, in other words, the coordinating soul of the PMS, together with the CEP and Pontifical Urbaniana University (PUU)”. Continue reading