Dear Confreres and Lay Spiritan Associates, In a short few weeks our lives have been changed in ways that we could never have imagined. What…
Christian leaders united in support of Oklahoma abortion order
CNA Staff, Apr 7, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Catholic dioceses in Oklahoma joined other Christian leaders on Monday to ask a federal court to let stand a state order halting elective abortions during the pandemic. “Abortion is not an absolute […]
Sinn Féin leader in N Ireland calls for at-home medical abortions
CNA Staff, Apr 7, 2020 / 11:54 am (CNA).- After laws permitting elective abortion in Northern Ireland came into force last week, the region's deputy First Minister is urging that women there be allowed to perform medical abortions at home. Home […]
Save the Children Launches its Largest ever Appeal to Protect Children from COVID-19
Goal to Raise $100 Million The post Save the Children Launches its Largest ever Appeal to Protect Children from COVID-19 appeared first on ZENIT - English.
Congo Kinshasa 1911 - Foundation of Saint-Joseph de Lubunda (Mgr. Callewaert, Pères Windholtz, Ferry and Brangers: Frères Euloge. Constantin, Bruno and Gerlacus). | Democratic Republic of the Congo
Portugal 1932 - P. Moisés Alves de Pinho is named Bishop of Angola and Congo and is ordained on the 17.07.1932 at Viana do Castelo. Prior to this he was Provincial for 13 years and was then in charge of the senior scholasticate with 60 students. | Portugal
West African Foundation 1984 - The West African Superiors meet in Dakar with a representative of the General Council: the WAF and the Nigerian Province will have a common theologate in Enugu, Nigeria, projected to open in 1986; the noviciate will open in Ghana in 1986; philosophy will be done at Isienu in Nigeria until the WAF philosophicum is ready in Ghana. | Ghana | Nigeria | Senegal
Congo Kinshasa 1986 - The birth of the Foundation of Congo Kinshasa. | Democratic Republic of the Congo
Poland 1996 - Celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Province. | Poland
"Mission, seen as the announcing of the Good News of the Kingdom, has always been at the very heart of our Spiritan life (SRL 1). But recently, a certain style of Spiritan approach to mission has emerged more clearly: more emphasis is put on being close to people, on the quality of our life and presence, on solidarity, on opening up to new horizons and a greater collaboration with others. The missionary adventure gives us the chance to share a journey with many other people which stimulates us to spiritual growth and a renewal of the meaning of our own commitment" (Maynooth: Our Mission, p. 98).