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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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European Youth and Vocational Ministry on its cooperation in next years

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European Youth and Vocational Ministry on its cooperation in next years

The European Meeting of the Redemptorist Youth in Bratislava in Slovakia planned for the next year and areas of new cooperation were the main points of the agenda of the meeting of the youth pastors of the Conference of the Redemptorists in Europe that was held in Cracow in Poland, September 27-29th 2019. Nearly 30 Redemptorists and lay persons took part in that meeting to get more information about the gathering in Bratislava and to decide on the next meeting in 2023. The responsible for the youth ministry are aware of a need for stronger...

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Mid-sexennial meeting of the Conference of Europe in Cortona

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Mid-sexennial meeting of the Conference of Europe in Cortona

The Redemptorist Mid-sexennial Meeting and the Assembly of the Conference of Europe (CRE) took place from October 1 to 10, in Cortona, Italy. The meeting occurred in the beautiful Tuscan region, hotel Oasis St John Neumann de Cortona, belonging to the Province of Rome. At the request of the General Government of the Congregation, the current 13 Units of the Conference of Europe were represented there. The group consisted of the Major Superiors and vocals of each Unit, the 2 Brothers, the 3 lay representatives of the Conference, the Government...

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Redemptorist Missionaries in Astorga: Welcoming the pilgrims on their way to Santiago

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Evangelization, front, news, NIM | Comments Off on Redemptorist Missionaries in Astorga: Welcoming the pilgrims on their way to Santiago

Redemptorist Missionaries in Astorga: Welcoming the pilgrims on their way to Santiago

Tradition tells that St. Francis of Assisi himself traveled the Jacobean Route and passed as another pilgrim through Astorga. When the Bishop learned of his passage, he sent legacies to invite him to return, to which San Francisco responded by accepting a foundation of his younger brothers – the Franciscans – in that city. From the Middle Ages, the convent of the friars will be a reference for the city and the Asturian diocese, especially for pilgrims, who receive the convent at their entrance to the city through the Puerta del Sol, neighbor...

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European Provinces are present at the Conference of Africa and Madagascar Networking Meeting in Nairobi

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European Provinces are present at the Conference of Africa and Madagascar Networking Meeting in Nairobi

The third Networking for Africa and Madagascar Networking Meeting took place on 29th and 30th July at the Roussel House Donum Dei Centre in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya. Eleven Major Superiors of Mother Provinces – six of them from Europe (from the provinces of Naples, London, Dublin, Lisbon, St. Clemens and France) – and twenty-three representatives from Africa-Madagascar units were present along with Fr. Michael Brehl, the Superior General and Fr. Nicolas Ayouba, the General Consultor, and the Coordinators from Africa and Madagascar and Europe....

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European Redemptorist Mission Camp in the Mission of Albania

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European Redemptorist Mission Camp in the Mission of Albania

The European Redemptorist Missionary Camp officially started in the Albanian Mission on Sunday 7th of July. This volunteering mission experience will take place over two weeks starting from 7 to 21 July 2019. The interprovincial community of Albania, after the European Meeting of Redemptorists GRANADA 2018, decided to open its doors to the young people who participated in it, as part of the journey that the Redemptorist vocational youth ministry carries out throughout the European continent, even to the Conference level. In the European...

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CSsR around the world, a new project

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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

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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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