If I had to pick a single Daughter of Charity to present to the sisters as a model, I would pick Rosalie Rendu. If I had to pick a single missionary to present to the confreres, I would pick Justin de Jacobis.
Justin de Jacobis
A presentation about St. Justin de Jacobis (Feast day: July 30), an exceptional model of holiness and missionary life/ Based on an article by Marlio Nasayó Liévano, CM, Province of Colombia.
“When a person or a place impressed him, he drew a sketch of it. Such sketches dot his diary.”
A brief presentation of the biography of St. Justin de Jacobis.
Feast Day: July 30 Long after Justin’s death, Cardinal Massaia, who had ordained him, stated: After 35 years I can still, to a large extent, recall the sermons which I listened to in those days, so great was the impression which he made on me, and also on others… To...
St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M. (feast day: July 30) faced and overcame many challenges and hardships. His humility, goodness, and charity inspired vocations to the priesthood and converted many others in 19th century Abyssinia.
New presentation considers St. Justin’s thinking and action toward the Ethiopian Christians.
St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M. was an Italian Vincentian ahead of his time in his promotion of indigenous clergy in Eritrea and Ethiopia.
Some Background on Christianity in Ethiopia and Eritrea Based on biblical references and traditional accounts, we can say that the Christian faith was introduced in the coastal areas of Eritrea during the first centuries of Christianity. From 1555 to 1632, many Jesuit...
Father Robert Maloney, C.M., writes: More than a century before the word “inculturation” became popular, Justin [St. Justin de Jacobis] was a master of the art. He said to his listeners: “...if anyone should question you: ‘Who is this stranger?’, answer: ‘He is a...
The Vincentian Family Collaboration Action Program (VFCAP) Ethiopia experience started on the 18th of March 2015 in Addis Ababa. Certainly an apt way of preparing for 2015 the Year of Vincentian Collaboration.
A saint so admired… even by his enemies. St. Justin de Jacobis, CM, the great missionary to Ethiopia. Learn the secrets of his success in the
presentation St. Justin de Jacobis: The Art of Dialogue.