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 […]
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 […]
The second phase of the New Visitors Meeting was initiated with presentations and reflections on the Visitors Manual, presentations that were made by each one of the Assistants General and those individuals responsible for the different offices and commissions of the General Curia.
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Perboyre Sparks December 2017, the newsletter of our Chinese Province, is now available online.