• May 2019

Urdu translation of a new short history of the Catholic Church

Book launchings of the recently-completed Urdu translation of A New Short History of the Catholic Church written by Fr. Norman Tanner SJ took place in Karachi on March 1 and in Rawalpindi on March 3.

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

Fr Bruno Cadore, “Dominicans must promote conversations with the new knowledge and technologies”

The editorial team of the annual magazine (Veritas) of the student brothers of the Province of India sat down with fr. Bruno Cadore, the Master of the Order for a conversation during his last visitation to the Province. We were touched by his genuine interest in listening and sharing his thoughts on various issues even though he had a busy schedule. Here is the transcript of this conversation with our Master General. Continue reading

“AS GIUSEPPE”. A clip back to tell Dad the greatness of their calling

A clip back to tell Dad the greatness of their calling.

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,

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Refugee stories: firewood, a source of conflict between burundian refugees and local residents

The following interview was done by Olivier Lungwe Fataki, a member of the Young Peace Journalists. This story is about the experiences of Nizeyimana Edouard, a Burundian refugee living in DR Congo. It is the latest entry in the Young Peace Journalists project featuring the stories and voices of refugees. 

Interviewee Identity
Name: Nizeyimana Edouard Continue reading

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

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

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.

Ticket Requests without Previous Reservation

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

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Media Release: Catholic Religious Across the Americas Escalate Migrant Accompaniment

Silver Spring, Md. – We are moved by the anxiety and suffering of the Dreamers to escalate our accompaniment and our resistance to injustice, especially as the March 5th deadline approaches. On Friday Feb. 23rd, Catholic leaders from the religious conferences of the U.S. (Conference of Superiors of Men and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious), Mexico, Caribbean and Latin American Confederation of Religious, and Canada crossed borders Continue reading