“none of us is an island, an autonomous and independent ‘I,’ separated from the other, and we can only build the future by standing together, including everyone,”
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It is with great joy that I invite you to come to Rome on the weekend of 12 – 15 October 2017 for a Vincentian Family Symposium. Our Jubilee theme “Welcome the Stranger” is the focus of this event.
Don’t leave it to others to be the protagonists of change. You, young people, are the ones who hold the future! I ask you to be builders of the world, to work for a better world.
Pope Francis has released his thoughts for Lent and its gifts. “The Word Is a Gift. Other Persons Are a Gift”
Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., Superior General, participated in the Eucharist Pope Francis celebrated in the chapel at the House of Santa Marta, Vatican, on the Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul, September 27, 2016. (Image gallery courtesy of L’Osservatore Romano) See L’Osservatore Romano story about the homily at the Mass.
“For every station I tried to make a reference to current events because, as Pope Francis says, ‘God is real and shows himself today,’” the cardinal told the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano. Each year the pope asks a different person to write the meditations and prayers that are read out after each station is announced. […]
Arturo Garcia Fonseca, CM of the Province of Mexico offers this report of the blessings of Pope Francis in Mexico. Filled with gratitude to God, we, the people of Mexico, feel as though we have been blessed as a result of the Pope’s presence among us. There have been countless signs of God’s blessings as Pope […]
Peter Mutula, CM offers this report on Pope Francis’ Visit to Kenya Pope Francis on his first Visit to Africa after becoming the head of the Roman Catholic Church landed in Kenya on Wednesday 25th November 2015. The plane carrying the Roman Pontiff touched the Kenya grounds at exactly 5pm Kenyan time. On his arrival, […]
Fr. Guillermo Campuzano, CM offers this report on the first two days of Pope Francis’ visit “From the Ends of the World To the Heart of the United States and the United Nations”. Father is our CM representative at the UN. First Day: fearlessly embrace immigrants After the reception at the White House and a private meeting with […]
Robert Maloney, C.M., the former Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission, lives in Philadelphia, Pa. He offers the following “to do” list for Pope Francis. Dear Pope Francis, On March 13, you told the world: “I have the feeling that my pontificate will be brief: four or five years. I don’t know, even two or […]