News 2019

2019-03-19-00 EN-1

Pope Francis does not stop reminding us about the correct use of money because when money becomes an idol it takes charge of human choices. This can ruin the man and condemn him. It can make him a servant, willing to do anything until it ruins him. Corruption appears to be a chronic problem in society. Corruption refers to two specific offenses: corruption itself, i.e. when one offers money to…
In the past week a reference was made on the site www.dehondocs.it of the publication of the unpublished documents of Fr. Dehon. Currently you can find there the first of all the sermons which Dehon gave in the first years of his priesthood. One can count more than a hundred sermons, among which: the first homily preached in his hometown (La Capelle), the homily he gave on the first Christmas…
Fr. Albert Bourgeois, superior general during the 1973 General Chapter, meets Pope Paul VI during the chapter delegates' audience with the Holy Father. As the congregation prepares for the XXIII General Chapter we take a look back at the 1973 chapter.  The Second Vatican Council and Pope Paul VI charged every religious community with the work of renewal, including updating their Constitutions or Rule of Life.  Over many years and three General…
Towards the General Chapter 2015: Contributions of  the European Dehonian Theological Commission    Download the text (Spanish) (English)  Guarda gli altri contributi / Watch the other contributions The Trinitarian Grounding of Mercy  Fr. Fernando Rodríguez Garrapucho, scj   When we as Dehonians reflected on the motto of our General Chapter “Merciful, in community, with the poor” in these past days, I reflected on “God as Love”, “God as Mercy”, that is,…
On Valentine’s Day, the feast of love, the ways to say the word “love” far exceeds the more than 300 biblical citations of it. This year on Valentine’s Day weekend the movie “50 Shades of Grey” opened, which more than anything else is a real phenomenon of costume. In 2011 E.L. James wrote the “50 Shades” trilogy. The books immediately became bestsellers: the rights were acquired in over 30 countries…