Spiritan Newsflash No. 17

SPIRITAN NEWSFLASH No. 17 NEW BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF CAXITO – ANGOLA BISHOP MAURÍCIO AGOSTINHO CAMUTO   On 15 June 2020, Pope Francis appointed, Fr. Maurício Agostinho Camuto, CSSp, as Bishop of the Diocese of Caxito (Angola). Father Camuto was born on 26 December 1963 in Golungo Alto, diocese of Ndalatando, province of Kwanza…

Pentecost Letter for 2020

Come, Holy Spirit, and Renew the Face of the Earth (cf. Ps 104, 30) In the midst of winter, I discovered within me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus, the French philosopher, wrote these inspiring words in a short essay (Return to Tipasa, 1954) some seven years after he had published his extraordinary work, The Plague,…

SPIRITAN NEWSFLASH No. 16

POSTPONEMENT OF GENERAL CHAPTER   Dear Confreres and Lay Spiritan Associates, At our meeting this morning, 15th April 2020, the General Council decided to postpone the 21st General Chapter of the Congregation indefinitely in the light of the uncertainty created by the current global pandemic. As the virus continues to spread and countries struggle to…

SPIRITAN NEWSFLASH No. 15

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 began as an isolated viral outbreak in a distant part of the world has spread with frightening speed across our globe and continues to gain momentum as the number of…