Formation

Father General met the community of Inter-provincial Studendate at San Gioacchino

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Father General met the community of Inter-provincial Studendate at San Gioacchino

Fr. Michael Brehl C.Ss.R., Superior General of our Congregation had lunch with San Gioacchino community in Rome and with the students of the Inter-provincial Studendate of the Redemptorist Conference of Europe (CRE). The meeting took place on Sunday 29, on the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel who is the Patron of our Congregation and Fr. General’s patron as well. Having accepted the occasional greetings from the superior Fr. Pietro Sulkowski, Fr. Johannes Römelt, coordinator of the CRE, and formators Fr. Jacek Zdrzałek (prefect) and Fr....

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Opening of the Interprovincial Studendate of the CRE in Rome

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Opening of the Interprovincial Studendate of the CRE in Rome

The Interprovincial Studendate of the Redemptorist Conference of Europe was officially inaugurated on Wednesday, September 25 in the community of San Gioacchino in Rome. The formative community of the Studendate is formed by Fr. Jacek Zdrzalek (Province of Warsaw), Prefect of the students; Fr. Pietro Nguyên Anh Kiet (Province of Vietnam), as Socius; and 5 students who will attend the five year philosophical-theological studies at the Lateran University: Fabrizio Podda and Gianluigi Colucci (Province of Rome) who will attend the third year;...

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A Pilgrimage in the footsteps of Saint Clement Hofbauer

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A Pilgrimage in the footsteps of Saint Clement Hofbauer

A pilgrimage in the footsteps of St. Clement Hofbauer took place from 26th to 30th August. St. Clement is a Redemptorist who is often called the “Second Founder” of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, which was founded by St. Alphonsus de Liguori in Italy. That is why he was called the “second”, because he took the Congregation outside the Alps. Altogether 26 members took part in the pilgrimage, mainly clerical brothers, together with several educators and formators. The participants were from the provinces of Warsaw, Vietnam, London,...

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Preparation for Perpetual Vows of the Conference of Europe in Poland

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Preparation for Perpetual Vows of the Conference of Europe in Poland

A month preparation for perpetual vows of the Redemptorists of the Conference of Europe began on July 7th 2019 in Lubaszowa, Poland. Altogether 18 Confreres from different countries and continents will spend there and in Tuchów the next four weeks renewing their commitment to the Most Holy Redeemer to preach the Gospel to the poor and the most abandoned. The participants those who joined are from the Province of London (2), Edmonton-Toronto (1), Rome (1), Lviv (1), Warsaw (11 including: 3 students and 9 fathers and 1 brother who completed ten...

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Formation of Major Superiors: Group Latin languages, Rome, 10-16, March 2019

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Formation of Major Superiors: Group Latin languages, Rome, 10-16, March 2019

The Formation of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French-speaking Major Superiors of the Congregation began on the evening of March 10 in Rome. While the majority of superiors in attendance come from the Conference of Latin American and the Caribbean (23), there were also superiors from the Conference of Europe (6) and the Conference of Africa and Madagascar (5). Together with the Conference Coordinators, Fr. Marcelo Araújo from the Conference of Latin American and the Caribbean, Fr. Johannes Römelt from the Conference of Europe and Fr....

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

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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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Meeting of the formators of Europe

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Formation, front, news | Comments Off on Meeting of the formators of Europe

Meeting of the formators of Europe

A meeting of the formators of Europe was held in Trois Epis from April 10th to April 12th. Present were the Coordinator of Europe Fr. Johannes Römelt, Fr. Vaclav Hypius from the General Secretariat for Formation, Fr. Piotr Chyla (chair) and other members of the European Formation Secretariat and 28 Confreres from almost every Unit in the Conference. The Executive Secretary for Formation Fr. Manuel Rodriguez was also present. The meeting looked at the Pastoral Plan of Europe as presented by the Coordinator and then began a systematic and...

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Easter 2018 – Letter of the Coordinator No 1 (29.03.2018)

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Easter 2018 – Letter of the Coordinator  No 1 (29.03.2018)

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. … He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you… Matthew 28, 5.7. Dear Confreres, Dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, Dear Partners in Mission,   For us Redemptorists and for our partners here in Europe, the current year is marked particularly by the Extraordinary Visitations of the General Government in the different language areas. The 25th General Chapter commissioned the General Government to give...

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Formation Secretariat of the CRE

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Formation Secretariat of the CRE

A meeting of the Formation Secretariat of the Conference of Europe took place in San Gioacchino on 16th December. Present were the Coordinator of the Conference, Fr. Jacek Zdrzałek, the newly appointed Coordinator Fr. Johannes Römelt , Fr. Vaclav Hypius representing the General Secretariat for Formation and the members of the European Secretariat, Fathers Ronald McAinsh, Metod Lukacik and Maurizio Iannuario. Fr. Piotr Chyła, one of the new consulters for the Conference and also appointed to be responsible for formation for the Conference...

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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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