Fr. Marc Whelan, Provincial of Ireland, explains the reasons behind the meeting held in Rome (June 1-2, 2018).
Sunday the 20th of may, the Spiritans in Rome and their guests celebrated the feast of Pentecost. It’s the anniversary of their foundation, in 1703. The celebration was presided by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican’s Secretary of State.
On Pentecost day, Cardinal Arinze was among us at the General House of the Spiritans in Rome. He was interviewed by Fr. Bede Ukwuije, First Assistant to the Superior General.
The Archbishop of Owerri has given us an interview on May 9, 2018. He speaks about the contribution of the Spiritans to the history of the Church in his country, and about the meaning of their presence now.
On 2 February 2018, as in all other Spiritan communities, the Generalate House celebrated the anniversary of Fr. François Libermann’s death.
Greetings from the Superior General and his Council in english, french, portuguese, igbo, lingala, chichewa and swahili.
The 150th anniversary of the Spiritan presence in Portugal was an occasion to remember the past with gratitude, to live the present with passion and to look at the future with hope. “Joyful in hope” (Rom 12,12) was the motto chosen for the anniversary.
Short video presentation about the Spiritans in Paraguay, in Spanish.
The bishops of Paraguay are in Rome to their visit “ad limina”. Among them is Mgr Pierre Jubinville, a canadian spiritan, bishop of San Pedro (Paraguay). He answers the questions of Fr. Jean-Yves Urfié.
Cardinal Souraphiel, archbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopia), visits the General Council of the Spiritans, and is interviewed by Fr. Jean-Yves Urfié, CSSp.