Methodology of Informal Education | A Theology of the Sewers | Spiritan Mission in Uganda and Special Needs Education
Of note at this forum is the youthfulness of most of the participants with a good representation from sub-Saharan Africa, many of whom are recent…
Fr. Marc Whelan, Provincial of Ireland, explains the reasons behind the meeting held in Rome (June 1-2, 2018).
‘Mayor Pete’ backs no-limits abortion
Washington D.C., May 20, 2019 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg called abortion a “national freedom” on Sunday, and defended the practice of late term abortion. The mayor of South Bend, In., made the […]
French bishops’ conference to hear testimonies from children of priests
Vatican City, May 20, 2019 / 11:19 am (CNA).- French bishops will meet with the children of priests in June to hear their testimonies of hidden suffering. Monsignor Olivier Ribadeu Dumas, secretary of the French bishops’ conference, confirmed […]
Cardinal Filoni to Bishops of Thailand: ‘A New Missionary Momentum is Needed’
'The pioneering efforts of the missionaries who had brought the Good News of Salvation to the Thai people should continue.' The post Cardinal Filoni to Bishops of Thailand: ‘A New Missionary Momentum is Needed’ appeared first on ZENIT - […]
Ireland 1848 - Death of Mr John Hand, the founder of All Hallow's College for Foreign Missions, Dublin. John Hand visits Libermann at La Neuville in May,1842 and they keep in touch subsequently. | Ireland
Deux Guinées 1848 - Père Bessieux is appointed Vicar Apostolic of the Deux Guinées. He is ordained bishop in Paris on January 14, 1849. | Guinea
Poland 1932 - Consecration of the chapel of the community at Bydgoszcz by the Superior General, Mgr. Le Hunsec, accompanied by Père Daniel Brottier. | Poland
Portugal 1982 - Opening of the 3rd Enlarged General Council at Torre d’Aguilha, São Domingos de Rana | Portugal
"Through our missionary undertakings, we receive something of the abundant riches of grace that God gives to different nations. Before drawing up our own initiatives and programmes, it is our task to perceive the grace of God everywhere and to welcome it. This is why we are so keen to retain the diversity in our Congregation, to pre-serve the "trade marks" that show that these things come from God. In this way, mission itself will create a Congregation which shows the glory of God to greater effect, a sign that encourages faith" (EGC at Dakar, no. 4.4.4).