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The Province of Colombia Prepares for the Celebration of its 150th Anniversary

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 […]

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New Website for the Festival and Contest “Finding Vince 400”

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 or by clicking on the following image: Finding Vince 400 (FV400), is a competition and festival for people […]

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Popular Missions Province of Madagascar

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 […]

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Roadway Ministry in Brazil

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 […]

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‘Ranquines’ An ecclesial project for people with mental illness living in situations of social exclusion

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 […]

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