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Soon after it took office, the general administration identified “communication” as one of its top priorities. References to it are found throughout the programmatic letter.   “Good communication is at the very core of our charism,” said Fr. Heiner Wilmer, superior general, speaking to participants at the January meeting of SCJ communication professionals. “It is exemplified by the image of Fr. Dehon with a Bible in one hand and a…
The new edition of the Dehon Study Center's newsletter is online. The preparation of the theological seminar in Indonesia, this time with the presentation of the new Dehonian Theological Commission of North America (CTDC NA), is the focus of this March edition. The newsletter also gives voice to an SCJ in the First World War, which leads us to the question: why is there so much silence about how SCJs…
Typically when you remember an important date you find a way to give it meaning. On March 14 the congregation celebrates across all of the continents. Twenty-four hours are characterized by Dehonian efforts. At the International College Fr. General set the tone for this Dehonian day during the Eucharistic celebration. He asked what it meant for a Dehonian to sit in the chair of Moses. First, the Dehonian is inserted…
The letter of March 14, in commemoration of the birth of Fr. Dehon, and in line with the program of the General Council, offers to the congregation attention to and reflection on a revival of the spiritual works of mercy: counseling the doubtful, and teaching those who do not know. The letter is well structured pedagogically. Its course is based in the biblical reference to Sirach 37.12-15. Three elements are…
The third and final day of the European Major Superiors Meeting in Foligino focused on formation. Fr. Zeferino Policarpo, the person at the general level in charge of formation, presented the status of formation on the various continents in regards to juridical issues, vocation concerns and ongoing formation. He recalled the meetings of those responsible for formation and indicated the important issues to be addressed that have already been included…