CMM Jubilee Year

On 25 August 1844, the very first brother CMM started his noviciate; since then this day has been celebrated as the foundation day of the Congregation. On 25 August 2019, the Congregation will celebrate its 175-year jubilee. The CMM Year of Jubilee will be a year of celebrations, commemorations, encounters and special activities.

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Encounter of the Vincentian Family in Brazil

From 20 to 23 June, 45 people from various branches of the Vincentian Family from all over Brazil gathered in São Paulo. The participants represented the Congregation of the Mission, the Daughters of Charity, the Sisters of the Servants of the Poor of Gysegen, the Congregation of Religious of St. Vincent de Paul, the Society…

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“What do I want with my life?”

Tomohon, June 2019 – From 24 to 29 June 2019, twenty-one brothers from the communities in Manado, Tomohon and Palu had their yearly retreat in Panti Semadi, Tomohon. The purpose of this retreat is to deepen the spirituality of our congregation. This year, the brothers reflected on the question: “What should I do with my…

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Rugby as peacemaker in Kenyan prison

If you think of rugby, you might picture it as a hard sport with nasty tackles, but in fact rugby is a fair and controlled sport par excellence. Tactics and technique play an important role, and solidarity and respect for the opponent are very important values. Rugby has a positive contribution to the prison world….

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