Bishop Varghese, a former member of the Congregation’s Curia, offered the following homily at the beginning of a day of recollection prior to the election of the Superior General and Assistants. XIV Sunday in Ordinary Time: Lk. 10:1-12, 17-20: The Missionary mandate of all Christians. Full text … The missionary does not go as a conqueror, but as […]
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Day 4 – Back to Hogwarts Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles… We returned to Cortelyou Commons, our regular meeting space, this morning. Thanks to Fr. Dennis Holtschneider and DePaul, the problem with the generator was fixed during the night. Hogwarts, you ask? Yesterday, when saying where we would be meeting, a confrere noted that we were […]
The title of this chronicle reflects the events of the day. Fr. Gregory Gay’s final address was so powerful that the lights went out at its conclusion!
Jeremy Dixon continues his chronicles or summaries with Day 2 – Table talk. The morning was devoted to preliminary discussions of issues. The afternoon provided an opportunity to stretch minds with a presentation by Fr. Celestino Fernandez entitled The Vincentian Charism and the New Evangelization: Some significant Vincentian elements for the present day process of evangelization. The official […]
The Assembly seems to be running well ahead of schedule. So much so that CELESTINO FERNÁNDEZ, CM was asked to offer a day early his presentation The Vincentian Charism and the New Evangelization: Some significant Vincentian elements for the present day process of evangelization. Visit the official web page for an outline and a link to the document.
The Superior General’s Homily from the Opening Mass of the General Assembly Visit the General Assembly site for full text.
Fr. Gregory Gay, the Superior General, presiding, called on the Congregation to “go out” and continue to bring the Good News to the poor. “…the first day is in the books and all went as smooth as possible, considering the varied backgrounds of the 111 delegates that were present today. So evening will pass and […]
Fr. Dennis Holstchneider, President of host DePaul University, evokes the powerful image of the first Vincentians crossing the ocean 200 years ago to a new world.
With great sorrow we share sad news. As we learned from the Superior General, Mrs. MARIE LOUISE RAMAMPY, mother of Fr. Jérôme Ralahizafy CM, Secretary of the Province of Madagascar died June 21, 2016. The day before Fr. Jérôme started his journey to General Assembly. We all are united in prayer with Fr. Jérôme and […]