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

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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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Letter of the Superior General

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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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Letter of the Coordinator – Christmas 2019

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Letter of the Coordinator – Christmas 2019

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests. (Luke 2, 14) Rome, December 22, 2019 Dear Confreres, dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, dear Partners in Mission, In these days we saw the picture of a crib in the Redemptorist mission in Albania, which I also include in this Christmas letter: It shows Jesus Christ, our Redeemer, who is born in the ruins and the destruction of our world. It is a picture that is realistic and at the same it is a testimony to the hope we live on: in many...

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Easter 2018 – Letter of the Coordinator No 4 (18.04.2019)

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Easter 2018 – Letter of the Coordinator  No 4 (18.04.2019)

While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” Luke 24, 4-6 . Dear Confreres, Dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, Dear Partners in Mission, These days we are again celebrating the suffering, death and resurrection of our Redeemer Jesus Christ. He traverses the deepest gloom of our human life...

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Letter of the Coordinator – Christmas 2018

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Letter of the Coordinator – Christmas 2018

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.  (Luke 2, 14)   Dear Confreres, Dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, Dear Partners in Mission, In these days we will celebrate Christmas when God took on our human condition. The readings are full of images of peace, of reconciliation and justice by which the prophets announced the coming of the Messiah. These days we hear these promises again: “He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their...

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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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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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Christmas 2017 – Letter from the Coordinator, No 28 (14.12.2017)

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Christmas 2017 – Letter from the Coordinator, No 28 (14.12.2017)

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.” – Isaiah 7:14 Christmas proclaims that God will be with us always. The true joy of Christmas is in the everlasting love of Christ. Let us celebrate this happiness with beauty of our Redemptorist Charism. Wishing you a joyous Christmas and blessings in the coming New Year. Jacek Zdrzałek C.Ss.R and Johannes Römelt C.Ss.R Letter from the Coordinators, No. 28  (14.12.2017) Dear Confreres, Dear Lay...

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Letter from the Coordinator, No. 27 (18.05.2017)

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Letter from the Coordinator, No. 27  (18.05.2017)

Letter from the Coordinator, No. 27  (18.05.2017) Dear Confreres, Dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, Dear Partners in Mission. Just a few weeks ago we finished a European Event in Madrid to celebrate Our Mother of Perpetual Help. This congress has started the so-called missionary phase of the 150th Anniversary of the handing over of the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help to our Redemptorist confreres. I thank the preparatory commission, all the presenters, the Madrid Province and the participants from all 14 Units in the CRE...

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Easter – Letter from the Coordinator, No. 26

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Easter – Letter from the Coordinator, No. 26

“Do not be frightened! I know you are looking for Jesus the crucified, but he is not here. He has been raised, exactly as he promised.” Mark 16:6   Alleluia! May the Lord be with us as he was with the faithful on that first Easter. Keep the joy of Easter morning in your spirits throughout the Easter season and all your life! Fr. Jacek Letter from the Coordinator, No. 26  (10.04.2017) Dear Confreres, Dear Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer, Dear Partners in Mission. We are living in a challenging time in the history of our...

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