From February 24th to March 6th, 18 new Spiritan superiors came from 13 countries, but one superior could not make it, because he was sick. After the warm and fraternal welcome of the new superiors, Fr John Fogarty, the General Superior, underlined that the new superiors represented enormous but rich diversity of countries, background and…
VIVAT International is a Non-Governmental Organization which has a membership of 13 Catholic Religious Congregations, working in 120 countries for promotion of human rights through advocacy in international and local levels.
Chika Onyejiuwa works at AEFJN as Executive Secretary, in Brussels. He speaks on the side of the workshop that he animated, in October 2019, for the spiritan JPIC (Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation) meeting in Scotland.
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.