We just concluded the session of CIF for the Vincentian Family, which was held in Paris from 9 April to 11 May 2018. Twenty-two participants of 11 Associations and Congregations of the Vincentian Family from ten countries with four languages met at the Motherhouse of the Congregation of the Mission. Several speakers made presentations, including […]
One Saint speaking of another Saint Tomaž Mavrič, CM Superior General As we begin the fifth century of the Vincentian Charism, we are encouraged by the example of thousands upon thousands of our brothers and sisters in the Vincentian Family who lived, with all their hearts, souls, and minds, the Vincentian charism and spirituality throughout […]
On Wednesday, 4 April, in the lively Vincent House in Nijmegen (The Netherlands), we waited for Father Tomaž Mavrič, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission, to arrive. We only knew Father TomažfromlettershewroteandlivefromadistancewhenweattendedtheSymposiuminRome lastOctober.Sowelookedforwardtoactuallymeetinghim. TogetherwithsomefriendsoftheCMHouseinPanningen,hearrivedinLindenholt,aneighborhood builtinthe70softhelastcentury.First,ofcourse,handshakingandsomecoffee.Next,a tour in the recently opened new Vincent House where Linda van Aken and Frits Jans proudly showedtheFifty-CentsShop,thelivingroomwherepeoplearewelcometodropinforacupof coffeeand,ofcourse,thesocialrestaurant. […]
The report of the Tempo Forte February 2018 is now available.
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 […]
Lenten Letter 2018 Encourage the foundation of a new group of the Miraculous Medal Association in your local parish with the permission of the parish priest; in hospitals, dispensaries, schools, and universities with staff, teachers, professors, students; during parish missions where different branches of the Vincentian Family take part in organizing and coordinating them; missions, etc. Invite people to […]
The following infographic presents key points of the Superior General’s recent Lenten Letter.
To all the members of the Congregation of the Mission My dear confreres, May the grace and peace of Jesus be always with us! With the Advent letter in 2016, we began reflecting on the pillars of our Founder’s spirituality: the Incarnation, the Holy Trinity, and the Eucharist. In this Lenten letter, we will […]
With great joy for the Congregation of the Mission, I want to announce to you that yesterday we formally erected the Province of Vietnam. The story of this event is much greater than the immediate preparations, beginning with the first missionaries to South East Asia that laid the foundations for this day. Just about one […]