Spiritan Mission in Asia (Vietnam and India)

At the last Enlarged General Council, Fr. Pat Palmer presented the history of Spiritan presence and mission in Asia and particularly in Viet-nam and India. We have collected his testimony.

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ANIMATION PLAN PHASE THREE

Spiritan Community Life

As you are aware, we have now reached the mid-point in our Congregation-wide programme of animation requested by the Bagamoyo General Chapter.

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Message of the Enlarged General Council 2016 to all Confreres Worldwide

We, members of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, participants in the Enlarged General Council, which took place at the Casa di Esercizia of the Passionists in Rome from 19th June-2nd July 2016, return to our missions with an enormous sense of gratitude.CGE Rome 2016 (more…)

50th anniversary of presence in Clivo di Cinna

26th June 2016, the Spiritans celebrated the 50th anniversary of presence in Clivo di Cinna. The Superior General, J. Fogarty, presided at the open air Mass in the front garden. Also present were two former Superiors General, Pierre Haas and Franz Timmermanns as well as the following former General Councilors : Msgr. Sergio Castriani, Msgr. Rogath Kimaryo and Msgr. Peter Marzinkowski, Bernardo Bongo, Jeronimo Kahinga, Bernard Kelly, François Nicolas, Godfrey Odigbo and Frans Wijnen.

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THE ENLARGED GENERAL COUNCIL 2016

Following morning prayer at 7.30am and breakfast at 8.00am, the delegates gathered again at 9.00am to consider the issue of the rationalization of 2nd Cycle formation as mandated by the General Chapter at Bagamoyo. The Coordinator for Formation on the General Council, B. Ukwuije, introduced the topic. F. Mallya presented a powerpoint presentation of the recently published statistics on Spiritan formation houses throughout the Congregation in terms of 2nd Cycle formation.

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THE ENGLARGED GENERAL COUNCIL 2016

The Superior General, gave an opening address

The day began with morning prayer and Eucharist at 7.00am. Breakfast was at 8.00am followed with the first session at 9.00am.

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THE ENGLARGED GENERAL COUNCIL 2016. N° 01

Rome – 20 June 2016

DAY OF RECOLLECTION

Following a word of welcome to the delegates, the Superior General, Fr. Fogarty, introduced the speaker at this Day of Recollection – Fr. Michael Brehl CSsR, Superior General of the Redemptorists, himself an alumnus of Neil McNeil Spiritan High School, Toronto, Canada.

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FORMATION STATISTICS 2016

ROME: THE SUPERIOR GENERAL ESTABLISHES A REGIONAL COMMUNITY IN ITALY

For the past couple of years the General Council and the two Spiritan Communities in Italy, (Torino and Palmarola), have been engaged in a process of reflection and discernment regarding the status and the future of Spiritan presence in Italy.

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150 YEARS AT THE SERVICE OF THE GOSPEL IN ANGOLA

‘‘Called to grow as evangelizers’’ is the slogan chosen by the province to celebrate the  jubilee of 150 years of the missionary presence of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in Angola.

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