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“The Glories of Mary” in Albania

Posted by on May 11, 2021 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on “The Glories of Mary” in Albania

“The Glories of Mary” in Albania

Paraphrasing our Father and Founder and author of “The Glories of Mary”, we could begin these lines by saying: “Beloved Redeemer and my Lord Jesus Christ, we unworthy servants of yours, knowing how pleased you are with those who seek to glorify your Most Holy Mother, whom you love so much and wish so much to see loved and honoured by all, have thought of publishing this little article which speaks of her glories.” First of all, one could notice that Albania is not really a ‘Land of Mary Most Holy’, since its inhabitants, even non-Catholics,...

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12 New Blessed Redemptorists: Vicente Renuncio Toribio and 11 Companions

Posted by on May 10, 2021 in Brothers, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on 12 New Blessed Redemptorists: Vicente Renuncio Toribio and 11 Companions

12 New Blessed Redemptorists: Vicente Renuncio Toribio and 11 Companions

Pope Francis, after considering the positive conclusions of the analysis conducted by the historians, theologians, cardinals and bishops, consultors of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, on the life, virtues and martyrdom of the servants of God Vicente Renuncio Toribio and 11 companions of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, has approved the promulgation of the Decree on their martyrdom. The 12 missionaries, six priests and six coadjutor brothers, members of the two Redemptorist communities of Perpetual Help and Saint Michael...

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75th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Michalovce Redemptorists Vice-Province

Posted by on Apr 4, 2021 in Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on 75th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Michalovce Redemptorists Vice-Province

75th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Michalovce Redemptorists Vice-Province

On March 23, 2021, the Greek Catholic Redemptorists of the Vice-Province of Michalovce commemorate the 75th anniversary of their canonical foundation. The Vice-Province of Michalovce was already established on December 21, 1945, by Superior General, Very Rev. Patrick Murray, C.Ss.R., in Rome and promulgated in Michalovce on March 23, 1946. The first appointed vice-provincial was Fr. Dominik Methodius Trčka C.Ss.R. The Redemptorists of both rites came to Slovakia 100 years ago and founded their first monastery in Stropkov in the Autumn of...

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Vienna: Feast of St Clement at Maria am Gestade

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021 in Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on Vienna: Feast of St Clement at Maria am Gestade

Vienna: Feast of St Clement at Maria am Gestade

Finally celebrating St Clement Hofbauer…… A year later than expected, in Maria am Gestade, Vienna, we were able to celebrate the feast of St Clement Hofbauer. Last year plans had been made for large festivities for the 200th anniversary of his death, all of which, of course, had to be cancelled because of Covid. Instead, over the last year, there have been a number of smaller events in Vienna, many of which have been reported here in Scala. To close the year, Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, the Archbishop of Vienna, was invited to join us for...

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Hope in a time of Crisis

Posted by on Mar 21, 2021 in Evangelization, front, news, PIM, Youth | Comments Off on Hope in a time of Crisis

Hope in a time of Crisis

Online spring conference for Redemptorists and RYVM youth leaders from Europe On Saturday 6 March, a meeting was held with European RYVM representatives, organised by the RYVM Commission of the European Conference. Given the impossibility of travelling due to the health emergency, the meeting took place online via the Zoom platform and had as its central theme “Hope in times of crisis”. About 85 people were present, representing the various local youth ministry realities, including the Superior General, Fr. Michael Brehl, the Coordinator of...

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From Albania: “Change means opening up”

Posted by on Mar 14, 2021 in Albania, Evangelization, front, news | Comments Off on From Albania: “Change means opening up”

From Albania: “Change means opening up”

Lent is a time of change, and in our Interprovincial Mission of Albania, there have been some new developments at the beginning of the time of preparation for Easter. On Sunday, February 28, Fr. Andrzej Michon began his ministry as pastor of the Parish of St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori in Kamëz. The Sunday Eucharist was presided over by the Metropolitan Archbishop of Tirana-Durrës, Msgr. George Frendo OP, who reminded the faithful that the presence of the Redemptorist Missionaries in the periphery of the capital of the country is a great...

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New impulses for Partnership in Mission

Posted by on Mar 14, 2021 in Evangelization, front, news, PIM | Comments Off on New impulses for Partnership in Mission

New impulses for Partnership in Mission

In the winter season 2020-2021, an interesting reflection process on Partnership in Mission took place in Europe The working group for PiM of the CRE had organized this process. In doing so, the working group was encouraged by the CRE-leadership advised and assisted by Anne Walsh (Province of Edmonton-Toronto) of the General Commission PiM. The trial took place online. Each unit of the CRE provided a few participants, including at least one redemptorist and one Partner in Mission. Also the coordinator of the CRE and Fr. Pedro Lopez from the...

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Hope in a time of Crisis – Online Spring Conference (Zoom)

Posted by on Feb 7, 2021 in Evangelization, front, news, PIM, Youth | Comments Off on Hope in a time of Crisis – Online Spring Conference (Zoom)

Hope in a time of Crisis – Online Spring Conference (Zoom)

Saturday March 6th 2021 3pm – 6pm CET / 2pm – 5pm GMT The RYVM Commission of the Redemptorist Conference of Europe is preparing an online meeting for Redemptorists and RYVM youth leaders from Europe. The gathering will be hosted by the Youth Ministry Co-ordinators of the Dublin Province. This promises to be very enjoyable and engaging experience for all. There will be time for reflection, prayer and discussion (in language groups). We will reflect and look back on our ministry with young people in these challenging times. Our keynote speaker...

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Christmas 2020 – Letter of the Coordinator (22.12.2020)

Posted by on Dec 27, 2020 in Albania, Evangelization, Formation, front, Letters, news | Comments Off on Christmas 2020 – Letter of the Coordinator (22.12.2020)

Christmas 2020 – Letter of the Coordinator  (22.12.2020)

„The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.” Isaiah 9: 1 . Dear confreres, Dear partners in mission, The year 2020 put us all in a completely unexpected situation. The Covid-19 pandemic has given us experiences that were surprising and completely new. Such a massive threat to the health of all people from an infectious disease is unexpected in our societies. We in Europe have seen from a distance that there have been epidemics on other continents. But it...

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Meeting of the Redemptorist Youth Ministry of Europe

Posted by on Dec 8, 2020 in Evangelization, front, news, Youth | Comments Off on Meeting of the Redemptorist Youth Ministry of Europe

Meeting of the Redemptorist Youth Ministry of Europe

In this time of pandemic, we are deprived of personal encounter. In all our Redemptorist communities we are suffering the difficulty of not being able to live the faith in community, but there are also many initiatives that help us to continue the path of Hope that Jesus proposes to us in the Gospel. On Saturday, December 5th, delegates of the Redemptorist Youth & Vocational Ministry (RYVM) from the (V)Provinces that are part of the Redemptorist Conference of Europe met. It was an on-line meeting, and perhaps for this reason 37 young...

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