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CSsR around the world, a new project

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in Evangelization, front, news, NIM, PIM | Comments Off on CSsR around the world, a new project

CSsR around the world, a new project

What if a couple of Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer decided to visit Redemptorist communities around the world? What stories, initiatives and challenges would they find? These questions brought us here to this new project. After sharing ideas with other Redemptorist missionaries, we have decided to leave Porto, our hometown in Portugal, and dedicate at least one year of our lives to it. We want to be good listeners at the heart of the family and we want to learn our History in site; a History which is made of many vocational...

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RYVM Commission of the Conference of Europe held in Two Nations

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Evangelization, front, news, Youth | Comments Off on RYVM Commission of the Conference of Europe held in Two Nations

RYVM Commission of the Conference of Europe held in Two Nations

The commission of the Redemptorist Youth Vocation Ministry (RYVM) of the Conference of Redemptorists of Europe (CRE) held a meeting on 19 and 20 February 2019. The purpose of the commission is to know, encourage and coordinate Vocational Youth Ministry on the continent in each of its units, as well as accompanying the preparation of the European youth meeting, which normally takes place every three years. This committee is made up of five members: Fr. Pawel Drobot as Coordinator (Province of Warsaw), Lay Redemptorist Brendan Dineen (Dublin...

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Renewal of vows in the Mission of Albania

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on Renewal of vows in the Mission of Albania

Renewal of vows in the Mission of Albania

The Albanian Mission witnessed a unique event where a Redemptorist missionary, for the first time, has renewed his vows in this country on 13th January 2019. The celebration took place on Sunday to commemorate the Baptism of the Lord, in the Parish of St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori in Kamëz. Brother Álvaro Ortiz Jiménez de Cisneros is a theological student of the Province of Madrid, who has a year of pastoral experience in the interprovincial community of Albania. He is 27 years old and discovered his vocation when he was a university student...

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Meeting on the New Missionary Initiatives of the Conference of Europe

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in Evangelization, front, news, NIM, PIM | Comments Off on Meeting on the New Missionary Initiatives of the Conference of Europe

Meeting on the New Missionary Initiatives of the Conference of Europe

The working group for New Missionary Initiatives of the Conference of Europe met from Thursday, January 3rd until Saturday, January 5th, 2019 in Madrid. The community of Our Lady of Perpetual Help welcomed all the members: the coordinator Fr. Miguel Castro (Madrid), Fr. Charles Randall (London), Fr. Daniele Carta (Rome), Fr. Rastislav Dluhý (Bratislav-Prague) and the Lay Missionary of the Most Holy Redeemer José Oliveira (Lisbon). The starting point of all the work developed during the first two days was The Apostolic and Restructuring Plan...

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First popular mission – Christmas in Albania

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on First popular mission – Christmas in Albania

First popular mission – Christmas in Albania

The interprovincial Redemptorist community of Albania is celebrating its fifth Christmas. As is known, Albania lived through the atheist-communist dictatorship of Europe until 1991, which eliminated the religious sense of these dates. When the official atheism of the state was established, Christmas was called “New Year’s parties” and the Christmas tree became the New Year’s tree. Today, although there is religious freedom, the importance of the new year still remains in the minds of the people over the celebration of the Birth of Christ. In...

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Meeting of the working group “New Missionary Initiatives” of the Conference of Europe

Posted by on Nov 24, 2018 in Evangelization, front, news, NIM | Comments Off on Meeting of the working group “New Missionary Initiatives” of the Conference of Europe

Meeting of the working group “New Missionary Initiatives” of the Conference of Europe

The first meeting of the Secretariat for New Missionary Initiatives (NMI) was held in the afternoon of Sunday 4th November, soon after the meeting of the Secretariat for Evangelization of the Conference of Europe. The purpose of the meeting was something new for many of us. It was the first virtual meeting via video call, which helped us to share our expectations of this new task entrusted to us and to know more about each other in person and about the pastoral field. The group is composed of the Portuguese Lay Missionary José Silva Oliveira,...

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Working group Partnership in Mission meets in Portugal

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Evangelization, front, news, PIM | Comments Off on Working group Partnership in Mission meets in Portugal

Working group Partnership in Mission meets in Portugal

The Partnership in Mission (PIM) working group of the Secretariat for Evangelization of the CRE met for the first time from October 19 to 21 in Vila Nova de Gaia (Porto). The members of this working group are Mrs Susana Braguês (Portugal), Mr. Bohus Zivcak (Bratislava-Prague), Father Martin Leitgöb (Vienna-Munich) and Mr. Eric Corsius (St. Clement). In addition to these, Fr. Rui Santiago (provincial vicar of Portugal) and Fr. Johannes Römelt (coordinator CRE) attended a part of the meeting. The working group spoke about the themes and tasks...

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Feast of St. Alphonsus – Letter of the Coordinator No 2 (01.08.2018)

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Brothers, Evangelization, Finance, Formation, front, Letters, news, PIM, Social, Youth | Comments Off on Feast of St. Alphonsus – Letter of the Coordinator No 2 (01.08.2018)

Feast of St. Alphonsus – Letter of the Coordinator  No 2 (01.08.2018)

Dear Confreres, Dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, Dear Partners in Mission,   The Redemptorist European Youth Meeting 2018 ALL TOGETHER was concluded last Sunday in Granada. These were intense days of meeting and celebrating the faith. From a number of participants I have heard very positive and even enthusiastic reactions. Once again I would like to thank the preparatory group of the Redemptorists and our partners from the Province of Madrid and beyond, who, through their careful work in advance, have made this Youth Mission...

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Annual Meeting of Working Group on Social Ministry

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in Evangelization, front, news, Social | Comments Off on Annual Meeting of Working Group on Social Ministry

Annual Meeting of Working Group on Social Ministry

The Working Group on Social Ministry of the (CRE), held their annual exchange meeting from 12 to 14 March 2018 in the newly renovated monastery, which is located in the heart of the city of Luxembourg. Its multilingual pastoral and liturgical offerings are a magnet for the people. “It is always enriching and heartening to learn about others’ commitment,” says Fr. Winfried Pauly, former moderator of the working group. The group consists of Redemptorists, Missionary Sisters of the Most Holy Redeemer (MSsR) and lay workers. The General Chapter...

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Welcome to REDCAMP 2017 – Porto (Portugal)

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Evangelization, news | Comments Off on Welcome to REDCAMP 2017 – Porto (Portugal)

Welcome to REDCAMP 2017 – Porto (Portugal)

This past week from 11th-17th July 2017 groups from many parts of Europe, Poland, Portugal and Ireland gathered for a week of prayer and evangelization in Porto, Portugal. 14 lay and young people from Portugal with their animator Fr. Rui Santiago prepared this meeting and about 40 were involved in this marvelous experience of faith. Fr. Pedro López (General Consultor), Fr. Jacek Zdrzalek (Coordinator of the CRE), Fr. António Marinho (Provincial of Lisbon Province) participated in some parts of this school of evangelization. This week we...

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