God of new beginnings, God of our founders and ancestors in the Faith, As we prepare for our forthcoming General Chapter in Lichen, Poland, we…
Pope Francis’ Homily for 1st Sunday of the Word of God (Full Text)
'Today Jesus speaks those same words to you: 'Take heart, I am here with you, allow me to enter and your life will change'” The post Pope Francis’ Homily for 1st Sunday of the Word of God (Full Text) appeared first on ZENIT - English.
Cardinal Cupich: God 'schemes' for our salvation
Washington D.C., Jan 25, 2020 / 10:01 pm (CNA).- God is a “tricky God” who schemes for the good of humanity and salvation, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago said in the homily at the Welcome Mass for the United States Conference of […]
French Senate passes controversial IVF bill
Paris, France, Jan 25, 2020 / 04:43 pm (CNA).- The French Senate this week passed a bill that would allow access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for single women and lesbian couples. The bill passed 160-116 on Wednesday and is part of a larger […]
Germany 1845 - Père Libermann writes about his new Congregation in the "Katholik", a newspaper, founded by Bishops Raess of Starsbourg and Weis of Spire that covers the whole of Germany. | Germany
St-Coeur de Marie 1848 - Date of a letter from Libermann to Eliman, the King of Dakar, after the death of Mgr. Truffet. In it he says, "I have given my heart en-tirely to the Africans". | Senegal
C.S.Sp. 1852 - Francis Libermann receives the last sacraments from Père Le Vavasseur. He asks whom he wishes to lead the Congregation in his place.
Madagascar 1938 - Apostolic Vicariate of Mahajanga is cut off from a territory in the north to form the Prefecture Apostolic of Ambanja (a name given to it in 1938). | Madagascar
"The missionaries in Guinée must be, above all, men of God and of the Church, and after that, they are members of the Congregation to which God has called them and to which they are attached with all their hearts. Within this Congregation, they are employed for the salvation of the people of Guinée since that is where God wants them to be. In Guinée, as elsewhere, they are members of that body to which God has drawn them" (Libermann to Fr. Boulanger, 13.11.1850. N.D. XII, p. 464-465).