Promotor of Young Ireland, organiser of famine relief in Wicklow, co-founder of the Holy Faith Sisters, Irish speaker, pilgrim, and a mean handball player: this was John Gowan.
Congregation of the Mission
A Missionary Christmas Story for Advent Reflection
by Famvin Media Resources | Dec 16, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation, Reflections
Reflection on this story from my past history as a missionary has helped me to grasp more fully the understanding of Advent as the great mystery which leads us to the celebration of the Incarnation of Christ at Christmas. By Fr. Gregory Gay, C.M.
St. Vincent and the Congregation of the Mission 1625-1660
by Famvin Media Resources | Sep 18, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation
In Vincent’s time, the poor were largely neglected, illiterate, and spiritually ignorant. The clergy were sadly inadequate. St. Vincent founded the Congregation of the Mission to preach to the country poor and to help reform the clergy.
September 11: Feast of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Sep 11, 2022 | Formation
On the feast day of St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M., we offer this brief presentation based on an article that originally appeared on cmglobal.org. [button...
Sketches From the Diary of St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Jul 29, 2022 | Formation
“When a person or a place impressed him, he drew a sketch of it. Such sketches dot his diary.”
July 9: St. Francis Regis Clet, C.M.
by Famvin Media Resources | Jul 1, 2022 | Formation
In February of 1791, three missionaries including Fr. Francis Regis Clet, C.M., departed for China.
The Congregation of the Mission of Saint Vincent de Paul Celebrates its XLIII General Assembly
by Vincentian Family Office | Jun 25, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, News
Theme: Revitalizing our identity at the beginning of the 5th century of the Congregation of the Mission. During the Assembly the Leadership Team of the Congregation will be elected. The celebration of the Eucharist on Monday, June 27th, 2022, which will be presided by...
Prayer for the General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission
by Vincentian Family Office | Jun 16, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, News
June 27, the starting date of the XLIII General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission, is just a few days away.
March 18, 1879: John Joseph Lynch C.M. Appointed First Archbishop of Toronto
by Famvin Media Resources | Mar 18, 2022 | Formation
On this date in 1879, John Joseph Lynch, C.M. was appointed the first Archbishop of Toronto, Canada.
A letter from Ukraine on situation of the members of the Congregation of the Mission
by Tomasz Zieliński | Mar 7, 2022 | Conflict in Ukraine, Congregation of the Mission
S letter of Father Jan Trzop, C.M, the former Provincial of the Vice-Province of St. Cyril and Methodius, who has been working in Ukraine for many years, in which he describes the current situation in all the Vincentian communities in Ukraine.
The Congregation of the Mission: Revitalizing Our Identity
by Famvin Media Resources | Jan 21, 2022 | Congregation of the Mission, Formation
Some preparatory materials are being provided ahead of the 2022 CM General Assembly, for reflection and sharing. One of the documents is “The identity of the CM at the beginning of its fifth centenary” by Vinícius Augusto Teixeira, CM.
Congregation of the Mission – Kenya, Annual Retreat 2020-2021
by .famvin | Nov 27, 2021 | News
From 8th – 12th November 2021, we the confreres of the Congregation of the Mission Kenya Region had our annual retreat at Mary Mother of God National Shrine in Subukia -Nakuru County.