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Vincentian Solidarity Office (VSO)

( www.famvin.org/vso ) Construction of a Formation House. First stage . From 16-21 March, Brother Peter A. Campbell, C.M. , Administrator of the Vincentian Solidarity Office , visited the mission in Tanzania of the Province of South India. His hosts were Fr. Mathew Onatt, C.M. , Superior of the Mission and Fr. Jacob Panthappallil , […]

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Vincentian NGO to the UN

( www.cm-ngo.net ) Sharing the work of our representative at the UN. Fr. Joseph P. Foley, C.M. , NGO representative at the UN, participated in three key events: the 43 rd Commission for Social Development; a briefing at the UN on the ethics of Sustainable Development, and “Ecumenical Advocacy Days.” The Commission for Social Development […]

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International Missions

Sharing moments of sadness. On 14 March, Fr. Józef Kapuściak, C.M. , Vicar General , participated at the funeral of Fr. Franc Pavlić, C.M. , Superior of the International Mission of El Alto (Bolivia) in Ljubljana (Slovenia) . The Mass, presided by Msgr. Anton Stres, C.M., Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Maribor , was […]

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Treasurer General

Workshop for Provincial Treasurers. Frs. Cyril Mbata, C.M. ( Vice-Province of Nigeria ), Davis Kachappilly, C.M. ( Province of South India ) and Ferdinand Labitag, C.M. ( Province of China ) participated in the Workshop for Provincial Treasurers, held in Rome from 1-18 March. The workshop was sponsored by the Association of English and French-speaking […]

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Tempo Forte

General Council in tempo forte. The General Council met from 7-11 March in a tempo forte session. It approved the 2004 Financial Report, presented by Fr. Elmer Bauer III, C.M., Treasurer General. It studied various reports: from Fr. Giuseppe Guerra, C.M., Postulator General; from Brother Peter A. Campbell, C.M., Director of the Vincentian Solidarity Office […]

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Holy See: Vincentian Missionary named Bishop

( www.zenit.org ) Vincentian Missionary named Bishop.  The Holy Father , named Fr. Luis Solé Fa, C.M. , pastor and Episcopal Vicar of the Vicariate of the Mosquitia (Diocese of Trujillo) as Bishop of Trujillo (Department of Colón y Gracias a Dios, Honduras ).   Fr. Solé is a member of the Province of Barcelona. […]

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Holy See: Holy Father in the Father's House

( www.zenit.org ) Holy Father in the Father’s House .   John Paul II, the 263 rd successor of the Apostle Peter in the Episcopal See of Rome, died on 2 April at 9:37 p.m.   His pontificate, of almost 27 years, was the third longest in the history of the Church. Karol Józef Wojtyla, […]

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Biography of New CM Bishop

Biography of New CM Bishop

Many thanks to Fr. José-Vicente Martínez, C.M., Provincial of Barcelona, for the information he forwarded to us. Luis Solé Fa, C.M. The Holy Father, John Paul II, appointed as bishop of Trujillo, Department of Colon and Gracias a Dios, Honduras, Fr. Luis Solé Fa, C.M., Pastor and Vicar form the Vicariate of Mosquitía (diocese of […]

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Lenten Letter 2005

CONGREGAZIONE DELLA MISSIONE CURIA GENERALIZIA Lent 2005 To the members of the Congregation of the Mission Messengers of Peace M. Vincent, kneeling down, began this prayer: “O Savior of our souls, who, by your love, willed to die for all people, who in some way left your glory to give it to us and, by […]

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