Day 13, July 9: Sweet Home Chicago After prayer, the assembly began as usual with the prayer for the assembly and the approval of the minutes. The Synthesis and Redaction Committee then presented the first draft of the final document. While waiting for copies of the document to arrive, the members of the committee — […]
Day 12, July 8: General Election Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles on the official site of the General Assembly. It was a day primarily devoted to electing the Vicar General and Assistants General from the various regions.
Superior General and new General Council of the Congregation of the Mission: (from left) Fr. Aaron Gutierrez, Fr. Zeracristos Yosef, Fr. Miles Heinen, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, Superior General, Fr. Javier Álvarez, Vicar General, Fr. Matthew Kallamkal. #AG2016CM With the elections completed today, we present here the new members of the Congregation of the Curia.
The Office of Communications is happy to announce the election of the following confreres as Assistants General: Aaron Gutiérrez Nava, CM from Mexico, presently serving as Visitor in Mexico . Zeracristos Yosef, CM has been re-elected as an Assistant.
11, July 7: Point(s) of Order Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles…. After mass and breakfast, we began the day again invoking the Holy Spirit. On the second ballot, Javier Alvarez was re-elected vicar general. He thanked the assembly for once more entrusting him with this responsibility, who congratulated him with a standing ovation. The assembly […]
Fr. Francisco Javier Álvarez Munguía, CM has been re-elected Vicar General. Balloting continues through the day for Assistants General.
Day 10, July 6: Solidarity The day began with mass celebrated by Fr. Tomaz with the main concelebrants being Michael Talapkanych, the other delegate from the vice-province of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, and Paul Roche of Ireland, the former vice-provincial. In his first words to us as superior general, Fr. Tomaz urged us to be […]
Tomaž Mavrič, CM Twenty-fifth Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and the Company of the Daughters of Charity. Father Tomaž was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 9 May 1959. His mother, Leopoldina, and his father, Joze, were born in Slovenia in 1932. They left the country, which at that time was Yugoslavia, […]
Chronicle: Day 7 THE GRACE AND THE CHALLENGE OF DISCERNMENT Today we had a very fruitful day of recollection that was directed by Bishop Varghese Thottamkara, CM who invited us to experience in an intense manner the proceedings of this General Assembly as a privileged moment to discern the will of God for the Congregation  After […]
Moments after new Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission and Company of Daughters of Charity, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič was elected and legally installed as successor of St. Vincent de Paul. We share our joy with all of you. If you watch closely you will see him so visibly moved by the blessing that he […]