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Tempo Forte (5-9 March) Circular

Dear Brothers, May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts now and forever! The following are some of the matters that were treated in the tempo forte meeting and which may be of interest to the members of the Congregation of the Mission. 1. After a long and deliberate discussion, […]

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ASSEMBLY OF DELEGATES AIC 2007

Under the patronage of UNESCO, 350 AIC volunteers coming from 50 different countries met in Rome for the International Assembly from one week, from 8 to 14 February. They link the voice of the poorest of the poor at the National and International level. The AIC acts against the constraints of social injustice, especially those […]

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Nuntia February 07'

11. General Curia Itinerary of the Superior General. Fr. G. Gregory Gay, Superior General, participated, from 2-4 February in Rome, in the annual meeting of those responsible for some branches of the International Vincentian Family. On 5 February, he traveled to the Philippines together with Fr. Manuel Ginete, delegate for the Vincentian Family, in order […]

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Lent 2007

To the members of the Congregation of the Mission Dear Brothers, May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts now and forever! As we begin this most holy season of Lent, I pray that it be a time of dying and rising for each and everyone of you, my brothers […]

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Nuntia January 07'

1. Postulation of the Saints Future Beatifications. On 6 December 2006, Pope Benedict XVI authorized the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints to promulgate, among others, the decrees with regard to the martyrdom of Sister Lindalva Justo de Oliviera, a Brazilian Daughter of Charity, and the Heroic Virtues of the Servant of God, Salvatore […]

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Systemic Change Award

25 January 2007 Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul and the Foundation of the Congregation of the Mission To the members of the Congregation of the Mission Dear Brothers, May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts now and forever! … the Congregation of the Mission, faithful to the […]

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The Anniversary of the “Little Company”

Fr. Alfredo Becerra Vázquez, C.M. Rome, January 2007 In this year, 2007, we are celebrating 390 years since the foundation of the Congregation of the Mission. St. Vincent founded it fort the evangelization of the Poor and the formation of the Clergy. Today the Congregation has defined its end in the following way: “The purpose […]

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Nuntia November-December 2006

66. Holy See Vincentian Bishop is new Bishop of a new Diocese in Brazil. Pope Benedict XVI erected the Diocese of São José dos Pinhais, with territory taken from the Archdiocese of Curitiba, and named, as first bishop of the new diocese, Msgr. Ladislau Biernaski, CM, until now, Titular Bishop of Tetci and Auxiliary Bishop […]

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Mission of Papua New Guinea: Presence and Hopes

Fr. Tulio Cordero, CM Missionary in Papua New Guinea The path taken Perhaps we sons of Saint Vincent are the last missionary group to arrive in this remote and difficult terrain. But the work here is immense and the reality offers specific and impelling challenges that go the heart of our Vincentian identity and vocation: […]

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Circular Tempo Forte 2006

To the members of the Congregation of the Mission The angel said to them “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people” (Luke 2:10). Tempo Forte (4-8 December) Circular Dear Brothers, May the grace and peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ […]

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