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Preparation for Perpetual Vows in the CRE 2017

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Preparation for Perpetual Vows in the CRE 2017

The Interprovincial Month of Spiritual Renewal before Perpetual Vows for the confreres from the CRE is taking place in Poland from 4 July to 4 August 2017. Ten participants from 5 Units (Provinces of Rome, Naples, Bratislava-Prague, Warsaw and the Region of Zimbabwe) spent the first week in Krakow and for the rest of this course went to the Redemptorist Seminary in Tuchow. The course was prepared by Fr. Witold Hetnar (Warsaw Province) in cooperation with the Secretariat for Formation of the CRE and with presenters from various countries. This...

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Meeting of the Council of the Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa-Podolinec

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Meeting of the Council of the Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa-Podolinec

The Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa-Podolinec will finish its first year of activity on 15 August 2017. Therefore the Council of the Novitiate made an evaluation of the formation process and the collaboration among the four Units involved in this project. Fr. Janusz Sok (Provincial of Warsaw), as the chair, invited to the meeting the Provincial of Bratislava-Praha Fr. Václav Hypius, the Vice-Provincial of Michalovce Fr. Metod Lukacik and the Coordinator of the CRE Fr. Jacek Zdrzałek. Fr. Zenon Gieniec, Regional Superior from the Region...

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A meeting of the Formation Secretariat of the Conference of Europe

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A meeting of the Formation Secretariat of the Conference of Europe

Present in San Gioachinno in Rome on the 11th and 12th May were the Coordinator Fr.  Jacek Zdrzałek, Fr. Ronnie McAinsh, Fr. Metod Lukacik, Fr. Maurizio Iannuario, and Fr. Witold Hetnar who was invited as a special guest. The first item on the agenda was a review of the programme for the common preparation for perpetual vows which will be held in July and August in Tuchow in Poland. During this time a programme of on-going formation for our confreres in Transition to Ministry and those up to 10 years ordained will also be held. We then...

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The Interprovincial Novitiate in Ciorani is born anew

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The Interprovincial Novitiate in Ciorani is born anew

A meeting of the Major Superiors from Rome, Naples, Madrid, Lisbon and France, convoked by the Coordinator of the CRE, about the new Interprovincial Novitiate in the CRE, took place in Rome on 5 April 2017. The new formation requirements set out  by the decisions of the Superior General in 2015 are connected to the profile of the Redemptorist confrere, shaped by the new vision given by the last two General Chapters. The Coordinator of the CRE Fr. Jacek Zdrzałek, Fr. Gianni Congiu, Fr. Serafino Fiore, and Fr. José Luis Bartolomé were present,...

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Common preparation before Perpetual Vows in the CRE 2017

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Common preparation before Perpetual Vows in the CRE 2017

Common preparation before Perpetual Vows in the CRE 2017

For the fifth time we invite our formandee from all our Units in the CRE for the common preparation before Perpetual Vows. This year the preparation will be held from 4 July to 4 August in our community house in Cracow (from 4 to 11 July) and in our seminary in Tuchów (from 11 July to 4 August)  under the direction of Fr. Witold Hetnar CSsR, Prefect of Students in the Warsaw Province of Redemptorists. The course will be conducted in English, Italian and Polish with translation being available into these languages. Until now we know that at...

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Formation Issues in the CRE

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Formation Issues in the CRE

Formation Issues in the CRE

The members of the Formation Secretariat of the CRE met in San Gioacchino from 11th December until 13th December. They are: Father Jacek Zdrzalek (Co-ordinator), Fr. Ronnie McAinsh (London), Fr. Maurizio Iannuario (Naples) and Fr. Metod Lukacik (Michalovce). The matters for the agenda included reviewing the location, participation and input on the Common Preparation for Final Vows to be held in Poland in 2017. For this part of the meeting, Fr. Witold Hetnar was in attendance as one of the main organisers. This part of the agenda also included...

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Inauguration of the Interprovincial Novitiate of Lubaszowa-Podoliniec

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Inauguration of the Interprovincial Novitiate of Lubaszowa-Podoliniec

Inauguration of the Interprovincial Novitiate of Lubaszowa-Podoliniec

The beginning of the common Interprovincial Novitiate for five Units (Warsaw, Bratislava, Prague, Michalovce and Saint Gerard) took place in Lubaszowa in Poland on 14th August 2015. According to the decision of the Superior General: “Every Unit must participate in an Interprovincial Novitiate Board even if it does not have novices in an Interprovincial Novitiate”. Ten novices (8 from Poland and 2 from Slovakia) started their formation in Lubaszowa (Poland). However two novices from Viceprovince of Bratislava will go for the last three months...

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Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa/Podoliniec

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa/Podoliniec

Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa/Podoliniec

By decree of the General Government, from 2016 all Novitiates in our Congregation are to be Interprovincial Novitiates. Therefore the Board for the Interprovincial Novitiate in Lubaszowa (Poland) met in Stara Lubovnia (Slovakia) on 13 July 2016. The Board is composed of: the Conference Coordinator; the Provincial from Warsaw; the Viceprovincials from: Bratislava and Michalovce (and the Provincial from Prague and the Regional Superior from Region of St. Gerard). The participants discussed and prepared the Directory of the Interprovincial...

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Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2016

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2016

Month of Spiritual Renewal in the CRE – 2016

For the fourth time the Interprovincial Month of Spiritual Renewal has started in the CRE. Six confreres have begun the common preparation for Perpetual Vows in our Redemptorist Community House in Kostolna-Záriečie on 4th July 2016. The confreres belong to three Units: Rome Province, Warsaw Province and the Vice Province of Bratislava. For the first time this course is taking place in Slovakia. All previous courses were in Tuchów (Poland). It is also the first course after the formation decisions of the Superior General about the common...

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Common Studendate of the CRE

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Formation, news | Comments Off on Common Studendate of the CRE

Common Studendate of the CRE

The Formation Secretariat of the CRE met in Rome on the 11th and 12th of June 2016. Present were Jacek Zdrzalek (chairman and coordinator of the CRE) Maurizio Iannuario (Naples Province), Metod Lukacik (Michalovce Vice Province) and Ronald McAinsh (London Province). The main work of this meeting was to coordinate the research done on the projected common theologate of the Conference. Details concerning location, places of study, formation personnel and costs were agreed and the coordinator will write a letter to all the Unit leaders with the...

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