Evangelization

‘Fratelli Tutti’ read from Albania

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on ‘Fratelli Tutti’ read from Albania

‘Fratelli Tutti’ read from Albania

A few days ago, I had the opportunity to say goodbye to the Apostolic Nuncio in Albania, who has been assigned to the Philippines after three years of service in the so-called ‘Land of Eagles.’ In this farewell meeting, the Nuncio highlighted Albanian society’s values, in comparison with his native society, the United States. It is true that Albania, as a kind of island, still conserves many social values that are disappearing in the more developed West: the strength of family ties and respect for traditions. With a not naïve look, it could...

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Assembly of the Conference of Europe (CRE)

Posted by on Oct 10, 2020 in Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on Assembly of the Conference of Europe (CRE)

Assembly of the Conference of Europe (CRE)

The annual Assembly of the Conference of Europe took place from 5th to 8th October 2020. Originally it was planned that the meeting of the representatives of the European CSsR provinces should take place in Albania in order to offer the opportunity to get to know better the common mission of the European Redemptorists there as well as the situation of society and church in one of the poorest countries in Europe. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this could not be realized and the meeting took place as a video conference. This change also meant...

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John Paul II birth anniversary marked in Bathore, Albania

Posted by on May 23, 2020 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on John Paul II birth anniversary marked in Bathore, Albania

John Paul II birth anniversary marked in Bathore, Albania

On April 18, the sculpture of St. John Paul II was introduced to the church in Bathore, Albania, to mark Pope’s 100th birth anniversary. The sculpture of the head of St. John Paul II, made by artist Mumtas Dhrami, was donated by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tirana. At the ceremony of the presentation of the sculpture in the church, there were present Karol Bachura, Ambassador, and Rakip Suli, Mayor of Kamëz. In his commemorative speech, the Ambassador emphasized the great concern of John Paul II for the respect of human dignity in...

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Christ is not in quarantine in Albania

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on Christ is not in quarantine in Albania

Christ is not in quarantine in Albania

On April 27th, there was celebrated the feast day of the Patroness of Albania, Our Lady of Good Counsel whose image was always on the desk of our father St. Alphonsus. There have been no celebrations in the churches since March 12, but the faithful preserve and cultivate their faith, especially the family rosary. Since the beginning of the quarantine, every day of the week the bishop prays the rosary on Radio Maria, in the evening, and many celebrations are broadcasted on the internet. We celebrate in the two main parishes and a cloistered...

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Redemptorist Volunteering 2020

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Evangelization, front, news, Social, Youth | Comments Off on Redemptorist Volunteering 2020

Redemptorist Volunteering 2020

Volunteering, especially by young people, has been growing in recent years as an expression of faith and Christian values. In the same way, many Redemptorist laypeople have found in the Volunteer Movement a means to immerse themselves in the Redemptorist charism and to take part in the mission of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. Thus, the General Secretariat for Evangelization has seen the need to take steps to coordinate the volunteer work being done in various places of mission within the Congregation. Some NGOs linked to the...

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St. Clement: Jubilee celebrations in Vienna and Rome

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on St. Clement: Jubilee celebrations in Vienna and Rome

St. Clement: Jubilee celebrations in Vienna and Rome

The outbreak of coronavirus in Europe has forced changes to the program of the inauguration of the Jubilee Year to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the death of St. Clement Maria Hofbauer. On March 15, in small gatherings, without the participation of previously invited distinguished guests and friends, Redemptorists thanked Christ the Redeemer for the person of St. Clement. On the day of his liturgical commemoration, they asked God for new religious vocations and missionary zeal for the entire Redemptorist Congregation. An important...

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Jubilee Year in honor of St. Clement – Letter of the Superior General

Posted by on Feb 1, 2020 in Evangelization, front, Letters, news, PIM | Comments Off on Jubilee Year in honor of St. Clement – Letter of the Superior General

Jubilee Year in honor of St. Clement – Letter of the Superior General

02 February 2020 Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Dear Confreres, Sisters and Partners in Mission, March 15, 2020 marks the bicentenary of the death of St. Clement Maria Hofbauer, often referred to as “the apostle of Warsaw and Vienna” and the “second Founder of the Congregation”. The contribution of St. Clement to the history and development of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer has left a lasting mark on our spirituality and mission. For this reason, the General Government decided to proclaim a Jubilee Year in honor...

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RYVM LOGO CONTEST

Posted by on Feb 1, 2020 in Evangelization, front, news, Youth | Comments Off on RYVM LOGO CONTEST

RYVM LOGO CONTEST

Until February15,2020, to the email:...

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Letter of the Superior General

Posted by on Jan 4, 2020 in Evangelization, front, Letters, news | Comments Off on Letter of the Superior General

Letter of the Superior General

January 1, 2020 The Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God Dear Confreres, Sisters, and Partners in Mission, Over the past few months, the Congregation has conducted the Mid-Sexennium Meetings in each of the five Conferences. One of the principal tasks of these meetings was to present, discuss and vote on the Apostolic and Restructuring Plans and submit them to the General Government for approval. The Apostolic and Reconfiguration Plans were the result of much dialogue, reflection and discussion on the part of the Commissions (CARP) in each...

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In preparation for the St. Clement Jubilee 2020

Posted by on Dec 16, 2019 in Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on In preparation for the St. Clement Jubilee 2020

In preparation for the St. Clement Jubilee 2020

On 15th March 2020, we Redemptorists will remember the 200th anniversary of the Death of St Clement Maria Hofbauer. The great Apostle of Warsaw and Vienna, who we venerate as our ‘second founder’ was a great missionary who made, not just for Redemptorists, but to the whole Church important contributions to Spiritual Life, but above all for the work of Evangelisation.  He is also an Intercessor for the challenging process of change in our Congregation. Vienna-Munich Province is preparing a weekend of celebrations, and we invite confreres, and...

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