The Superior General, Father Tomaž Mavrič, thanked the delegates, their local communities and their provinces for the participation and contribution to the various services on behalf of the Congregation of the Mission, the Vincentian Family and the Church.
cm general assembly 2022
As we enter the final moments of our General Assembly, we began today by placing ourselves in God’s hands. This was a...
Address of the Holy Father to Participants in the General Chapters of the Congregation of the Mission and Other Religious Orders
Pope Francis underlines the importance of evangelization, saying that it should be oriented towards witnessing and proclaiming the Gospel, in his address to the members of the Order of the Mother of God, the Basilian Order of St. Josaphat and the Congregation of the Mission as they hold their General Chapters.
In the name of the commission, Father Rolando Gutiérrez reminded the delegates this was the time to share in a plenary session the lines of action of the respective continental groups.
The Synthesis Commission presented its work, and time was allotted for commentary and amendments to the work. Father Daniel Pilario explained the manner in which the document was developed and described the steps that would be taken so that a Final Document is approved.
After the excursion to Assisi yesterday (Sunday) and after celebrating the Eucharist this morning, the delegates gathered in the Merry Del Val Assembly Hall at 09:30 hours. The session began with the invocation of the Holy Spirit (in Indonesian). The moderator...
After the celebration of the Eucharist, the session began with the invocation of the Holy Spirit (in Chinese). Video presentation of the Province of the Philippines explaining the ministry of accompanying widows and orphans of individuals who have been extrajudicially...
The session was dedicated to the study of the various Postulata which had been presented to the Assembly.
The delegates met in linguistic groups and dialogued about the following question: In the context of this General Assembly which seeks to establish priorities for the next six years, what are these dreams of the younger confreres telling us?
We gathered in the Merry del Val Assembly Hall and prayed that the Holy Spirit might guide our work and enlighten us. A video about the 13 Houses Campaign was then presented to the delegates. The minutes from the previous day were read by Corpus DELGADO and approved....
We interviewed Fr. Joel Bernardo CM, executive director of the VSO, during a break in the General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission taking place in Rome
Today, Fr. Gregorio Bañaga, Visitor of the Province of the Philippines, was elected new Vicar-General, and he joyfully accepted this call.