News 2019

2019-03-27-ENa

Considering the need to listen to different opinions and proposals on the future of the Portuguese Province, members of the province held an extraordinary chapter. From Sunday, 5 April, we met at the Alfragide Seminary. There were 25 chapter delegates and three guests: Father José Luis Munilla, provincial superior, of the Spanish Province and his provincial secretary, Father Jesus Valdezate Soto, and I, representing the General Council. There were many…
Following the meeting of the Major Superiors of Dehonian entities in Europe, another meeting took place in Neustadt from 5 to 7 April 2019: that of 15 Dehonians who came to work and / or study in Europe from Asia, Latin America and Africa ("non-European SCJs in Europe"), with the Superior General, accompanied by his councilors. A full day (Saturday, 6 April) was dedicated to linguistic group work (English /…
On Monday, April 1-4, 2019,  the major superiors of Europe, superiors of the European Districts and Regions, representatives from youth ministry, and also the General Council with the Superior General, gathered in Neustadt in Germany. One of the purposes of this gathering was to present to the superiors the results of a questionnaire that youth work delegates did in different provinces of Europe regarding typical Dehonian ministries with young people. They…
Beira, April 2, 2019  Dear Father Carlos Luís,   I would like to thank you for the invitation you made to the Congregation to help the people of the diocese of Beira, which was struck by a tragedy whose size is still not fully known and the consequences of which, including disease and hunger, are only beginning to take shape.Several entities of the Congregation are responding with expressions of solidarity…
On 22-24 March 2019, the European Dehonian Theological Commission met in Clairefontaine to prepare for the theological seminar on the work of Fr. Dehon titled Couronnes d’amour. The seminar will be held in Belgium from 8 to 12 September 2019. Fathers Joseph Famerée (EUF), Stefan Tertünte (GER), Amedeo Tocci (ITM) and Stefano Zamboni (ITS) took part in the meeting.  The objective of the September seminar will be to provide interpretations -…