SOUTHAMPTON, Great Britain - Today, in our Spiritual Center "Saint Joseph", finishes the retreat of the Catholics of the Syre-Malankara rite. In the retreat, Mgr. Joseph (in the photo), bishop in charge of the same rite coming from India, participated with us. Tomorrow another retreat will begin for the Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity of the London Communities.
At the Provincial Chapter of France held in Saint Laurent-sur-Sèvre, from October 23 to 27, 2017, Father Olivier MAIRE was elected as Provincial Superior (second term). His four councilors were also elected: Father Robert CHAPOTTE, Brother Daniel BUSNEL, Father Ronel CHARELUS, Father Paulin RAMANANDRAIBE.
LEUVEN, Belgium - Five years ago our most famous confrere Fr. Phil Bosmans died at the age of 85. He was the founder of a.o. the BZN (Association With no Name), writer of many books translated in more than 20 languages and well-known for his quotes. He was born in a small village Meeuwen-Gruitrode and in honour of their well-beloved...
On 23 October 2017, Father Luiz Augusto STEFANI, Superior General of the Missionaries of the Company of Mary, with the consent of his Council, has named, Father Georges MADORE as Councilor and Vicar of the Vice-Province of Canada.
On 12 October 2017, Father Luiz Augusto Stefani, Superior General, after having consulted his Council, the local community and Father Olivier Maire, Provincial Superior of France, named Father Pierre Bonhommeau as Superior of the International Community at Saint Laurent-sur-Sèvre in France. He was born on 20 June 1937, made his first religious profession on 15 September 1958 and was ordained priest on 20 February 1966.
On 12 October 2017, Father Luiz Augusto Stefani, Superior General, after having consulted his Council and Father Mario Belotti, Provincial Superior of Italy, named Father Francesco Ferrari as Superior of the community at the General House in Rome. He was born on 5 October 1970, made his first religious profession on 2 October 1994 and was ordained priest on 24 April 1999.
On 6 October 2017, Father Luiz Augusto Stefani, Superior General, with the consent of his Council, designated Father Wismick Jean Charles as Vicar General of the Missionaries of the Company of Mary (Montfortians). He was born on 29 November 1963, made his first religious profession on 8 September 1990 and was ordained priest on 15 January 1995.
Renewal of Vows of Bro. Francois Leonard Ancheta, SMM
NEW MANILA, Philippines - On October 29 2017, the Feast of the Archangels, the Scholasticate Community celebrated the Renewal of Vows of Brother Francois Leonard P. Ancheta , SMM. It was held within the mass presided by Rev. Fr. Richard Magararu, SMM, Philippine Delegation Superior with Fr. Sherwin Nuňez, SMM and Fr. Norwyn Baydo, SMM...