topmenu

Archive | Superior General

Deep Down Things

Ten thoughts of Father Richard McCullen

Ten thoughts of Father Richard McCullen In the book, Deep Down Things, we find some of the writings of Father McCullen during the time in which he was Superior General (1980-1994).  It would be extremely difficult to summarize his thinking in just two pages but below we have selected ten brief passages that reflect the […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags:

McCullen card

Fr. McCullen – Biography and personal epilogue

Fr. McCullen – Biography and personal epilogue Father McCullen was born in 1926 in Drogheda, Ireland. He entered the Congregation in 1945 after studying at St. Patrick’s College, Armagh, Northern Ireland. Prior to that he had studied at the National Seminary in Maynooth. In 1948, he earned (with honors) a Bachelor’s Degree in English at […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags:

McCUllen-2

+ Fr. Richard McCullen, CM

FamVin just received word that former Superior General Richard McCullen, CM died peacefully in his sleep. From the Curia… Father McCullen passed away very peacefully at 6 a.m. this morning. The Visitor had called here last night and spoke with Agus. He told him that Father McCullen was very bad and not conscious. They were sitting […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags: ,

GGG xmas video 960 eng

2015 Christmas greetings – Father Gregory Gay, CM

Fr. Gregory Gay, Superior General, sends his Christmas greetings from Vatican Square in this brief video. “May God in his goodness in this holy season of Advent and Christmas bring you much joy , peace and happiness not only to your families but to your communities, to your different Associations and movements, but also together […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags: ,

MissionAppeal15 301 ENG

Superior General – Annual Mission letter

Each year  in his Annual Mission letter from Superior General he gives an overview of Vincentian Missions throughout the world In his 2015 letter  he writes… Before continuing to read this letter, I invite you to reflect on the following words of Saint Vincent: Let’s give ourselves to God, Messieurs, to go throughout the world […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags: ,

Nuntia bishops group

Superior General reports on First Meeting of Vincentian Bishops

The Superior General offers his reflections on the first ever meeting of 22 Vincentian Bishops in Rome from June 23-25. Twenty-two bishops, of a possible thirty-two, participated in this gathering representing Lebanon, Italy, Poland, Colombia, Brazil, Mozambique, India, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Albania, the Ukraine, Argentina, Guatemala and Peru. Father Gregory Gay began his reflection with the […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags:

Greg Gay to CCM Mercy

Superior General writes for the feast of St. Vincent

The Superior General writes… “On this feast of Saint Vincent de Paul I join with you in giving thanks to God for the blessing of serving God’s beloved people, especially those men and women excluded from participation in society, those people living on the peripheries, our lords and masters.  We are called to serve these […]

Continue Reading ·

Tags: ,