The February bulletin of the American Province “Holy Cross” was published. Inside, news about the activities of individual religious engaged in pastoral activities, volunteer activities of young people in the formation process of Passionist students, a gallery of the interprovincial meeting in Puerto Rico. Follow the download to the newsletter.
Frs. Ernest Banda and O’Brien Chanda (both natives of Zambia) were ordained priests on 8th May 2010 by the imposition of hands of Bishop Telesphore Mpundu Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lusaka. Fr. Kagiso Justice Magakwa (a native of Botswana) was ordained to the priesthood on January 15, 2011, by
From 11-13 February 2011, a formation course for the leaders of ecclesial groups was held at the Centre of spirituality of St. Gabriel (TE) organized by the Passionist lay movement of Friends of Jesus Crucified and by Fr. Fernando Taccone (PIET). Also present were the national Assistant P. Alberto Pierangioli,
The 39th CORM Provincial Chapter has just ended in the Passionist monastery of Caravate. Along with 43 chapter participants there were 6 religious from the vicariates of Africa (Kenya and Tanzania). Also in attendance were observers from other provinces of the CEB Configuration, including the French Provincial Fr. Guy Sionneau.
Two new Passionist books of spirituality were published containing material taken primarily from the writings of Father Max Anselmi, who gave permission for the work to be adapted for the formation of the laity. The Notebook “Beholding Jesus in his Passion” offers meditations on models of the Passion, while the
The interprovincial meeting of North America dedicated to youth and vocation ministry took place in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, from 24 to 28 January. The participants in the meeting were representatives of the provinces that make up the new geographical configuration within the Passionist Congregation: “Holy Cross” (CRUC), “Saint Paul of
From 28 to 30 January, in the parish of “Santa Maria Goretti” in Malaga, young people and families of all ages, gathered for instruction and sharing aimed at vocations in accordance with the model of St. Paul of the Cross and the Passionist religious family. The “three day” vocation program
The Congregation rejoices with the Passionists of the Vicariate of “Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God” for the first religious profession of Edilberto Cruz Jr. Having completed the phase of discernment in the postulancy and novitiate lived in the city of Ponta Grossa (Paraná, Brazil). Edilberto professed temporary vows
On January 28, 2011 in the Cathedral of Huajuapan de Leon in Mexico, Passionist Father Lenin Martinez Osio received the sacrament of Holy Orders through the imposition of hands and prayer of consecration of Bishop Teodoro Enrique Pino, the Bishop of the diocese. Together with the Spanish province of the