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 APVC Annual Meeting was held at the Provincial House of the China Province in Taipei, (April 22-26). There were 18 participants composed of all the 7 Provincial Visitors, 2 Superiors of Mission, members of the Culture and Charism Committee (CCC) and the Superior General and two assistants general. It started on April 22, 2018 […]
The April 2018 Perboyre Sparks is now available online.
The website of the festival and contest “Finding Vince 400” has been redesigned and updated. The festival will take place Castel Gandolfo (Italy) from October 18 to 21, 2018. You can visit the new website at http://fv400.org or by clicking on the following image: Finding Vince 400 (FV400), is a competition and festival for people […]
In talks with Father Orlando Escobar (current Visitor of the Province of Colombia) about the possibilities of making a visit in the “Rwanda-Burundi” Region to get to know and come together with the Colombian confreres, we planned the visit to take advantage of two excellent circumstances very close to each other: the priestly ordination of […]
The February edition of Perboyre Sparks, the newsletter of the Province of China, is now online. Among the featured stories.
This Vincentian work had interrupted and very little coordinated. The popular missions were irregulary run and only one each year. They were carried in the context of special events such as jubilees, ordinations, parochial or district feasts, because those who were responsible in the past were no convinced to run them. There was also a […]
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 […]
For the past two and a half years we have been working and dreaming about ways to respond to the felt needs of vulnerable persons living in Salamanca and afflicted with various forms of mental illness. How did this initiative arise? Three Provinces of the Congregation of the Mission in Spain became involved in a […]
In an audience held on 29 January 2001, Pope John Paul II observed that “education is a central element of the Church’s ‘Option for the Poor.’” It is also the dream of every parent. So it is with pride that the President of St. John’s University writes, “It is the hope and dream of every […]