Monthly Archives: November 2019

Message of his Holiness Pope Francis, Third World Day of The Poor, 33th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 17 November 2019

The hope of the poor shall not perish for ever

1. “The hope of the poor will not perish for ever” (Ps 9:19). These words of the Psalm remain timely. They express a profound truth that faith impresses above all on the hearts of the poor, restoring lost hope in the face of injustice, sufferings and the uncertainties of life. Continue reading

Advent day of reflection: Rome, November 30

This day will be led by Michael Smith, SJ, who is currently the Director  of the Mission and Identity Office for the Jesuit Refugee Services and works at their International Office here in Rome.  Fr. Michael has an extensive background in science, theology, pastoral counseling, and spirituality.  He was the founder and Academic Dean of the Jesuit College of Spirituality in Melbourne, Australia.  He has served as retreat director, pastoral counsellor, and spiritual director. Continue reading

Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization. World day of the poor 2019: Concert for the poor

The concert in Paul VI Hall “with the poor and for the poor” was born out of the desire to offer a cultural and spiritual moment of inclusion’s evening for socially marginalized people and, at the same time, to represent an opportunity to collect offers to support the initiatives for the World Day of the Poor. Continue reading

Conference of Major Superiors of Men: Saturday, April 4, 2020, for the National Religious Brothers Symposium at Boston College (USA)

Bro. Guy J. Consolmagno, SJ, the director of the Vatican Observatory, will keynote the event, discussing “The Prophetic Call of the Brother in the Church.”  Invited presenters from around the world will discuss how brothers are living witnesses of the prophetic Gospel call.  Small-group sessions in the afternoon will allow for discussion.  Cardinal Sean O’Malley, OFM Cap, will celebrate the closing Mass.

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