The “La Missione – Il Santuario di Laurignano” is the newsletter of the Passionist Province of MAPRAES (Puglia and Calabria, Italy) and for the devotees of “Madonna della Catena” which is venerated at the Shrine Basilica in Laurignano (Cosenza). Download Here: Il Santuario di Laurignano – gennaio-febbraio 2016
Pope Francis commissioned hundreds of “Missionaries of Mercy” during Mass on Ash Wednesday, February 10, at Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. In his Bull announcing the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Holy Father said the Missionaries of Mercy “would be a sign of the Church’s maternal solicitude for the People
In the “Las Milpas” Passionist Center for Formation and spirituality in Pinalejo, Honduras, thirty-three religious from the communities in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Cuba and Mexico, gathered on 2, 3 and 4 February to have an experience of fraternity in a very welcoming environment. The desire to overcome difficulties, and
Father Thomas Griffiths, C.P. Born: February 27th, 1926 – Brooklyn, NY Professed: August 15th, 1950 – Pittsburgh, PA Ordained: May 3rd, 1957 – Union City, NJ by Bishop O’Gara, CP Died: 5:00am Friday, February 5th, 2016 Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, NY Funeral Information Vigil: 7pm, Monday, February 8th, 2016 Immaculate
Last January 11-16, 2016, the Passionist Asia Pacific Configuration (PASPAC) held their biennial assembly in Malang Indonesia. 42 Passionist delegates in different countries participated in the said assembly with Fr. Martin Coffey, CP, the Executive Secretary to the Formation. They reelected Bro. Lawrence Finn as the PASPAC President and elected
For the past twenty years, Fr. Ciro Benedettini (MAPRAES) has worked as the Vice-Director of the Vatican Press Office. On January 31, 2016, he ended his assignment during which he served three Pontiffs (John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis) during a time of revolutionary changes in the communications field.