This year the Province of Colombia begins its preparation for the 150thanniversary of the arrival of the first Lazarist missionaries. Each year the members of the province will deepen their understanding of their Vincentian spirituality, allowing themselves to be enlightened and animated by the three verbs that Pope Francis used during his encounter with the […]
The World Day of Prayer for Vocations or, as it is more widely known, Good Shepherd Sunday, was the most appropriate time for six seminarists to take an important step in the process of following Jesus Christ evangelizing the poor. In accord with the tradition in Costa Rica, on the fourth Sunday of the Easter, […]
The Assembly of the Province of Rio de Janeiro, better known in Brazil as the Brazilian Province of the Congregation of the Mission, took place in “Fazenda do Engenho” (Sanctuary of Caraça) from 16-20 April, being the first in Brazil. On the eve of its 200thanniversary in 2020, the provincial community met, with 50 confreres, […]
After an eventful departure from the airport in Santiago – which, in these days, due to the expansion works at the air terminal, presents serious difficulties for the arrival and departure of vehicles that transport passengers, – the Superior General, Father Tomaž Mavrič, accompanied by the Assistant General, Father Aarón Gutiérrez, finally arrived at the […]
Visit of the Superior General to the International Mission of El Alto – Bolivia The mission is located in an arid and cold mountainous terrain, serving 56 communities in Mocomoco and 31 in Italaque. All of them are scattered and access is difficult. In many of these communities, young people are leaving for new opportunities […]
In 1976 a missionary initiated a new ministry that involved reaching out to truck drivers and other individuals who travelled the highways in Brazil. This approach has been called, roadway ministry. Father Eliezer Okonoski, CM recalls here the events surrounding the initiation of that ministry and the present state of this ministry of proclaiming the […]
Since 1994 the Congregation of the Mission in Brazil has had an Interprovincial Internal Seminary. The first seminary was located in Recife and then in distinct cities in each of the three provinces: Curitiba, Fortaleza, and Rio de Janeiro. At the present time the Internal Seminary is located in Belo Horizonte, the Province of Rio […]
Sixteen confreres participated in this session of the VIncentian School of Spirituality. Confreres from Argentina, Colombia, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, Chile, Puerto Rica and the region of Panama attended this 8th session.