On 23 February 2018, in the parish church of São Pedro, Itapetim (Brazil), Fr. Marcel Alcleante Alexandre de Sousa was ordained by the imposition of hands of the auxiliary bishop of Curitiba, Brazil, Bishop Manoel da Silva, CP.
At the request of the Archbishop Bernard Longley of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, England, where Blessed Dominic Barberi ministered and died, a novena of prayer will be prayed in the Archdiocese and in religious communities of women, both active and contemplative, as well as in the Passionist communities in the
On 18 February 2018, in the Church of St. Paul of the Cross in São Paulo, Brasil, Armindo Baltazar and Fernando da Silva Oliveira of the GETH Province professed Final Vows in the hands of the Provincial Superior, Fr. Leudes Aparecido de Paula.
On 5 December 2017, Fr. Ciro Benedettini (MAPRAES) was admitted into the diplomatic corps of the Republic of San Marino, the oldest and smallest Republic in the world, and within the geographic confines of Italy. He swore on the Holy Scriptures before the Captains Regent, the two heads of State
Fr. Luciano Costa (MAPRAES) of the infirmary community of San Pancrazio (Pianezza, Italy) Born: 25 June 1915 Profession: 12 April 1934 Ordination: 15 August 1976 Death: 16 February 2018 Requiescat in pace