In memoriam Brother Wim Verschuren

01 Jan 2021

LITURGICAL CELEBRATION BROTHER WIM VERSCHUREN We commemorated his life and death in a liturgical celebration on Saturday 2 January at 10.30 am. This celebration took place in private. You can see the celebration here. Click on the image below, or click here, to start the video.

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PROFESSION FOR LIFE IN TIMOR LESTE

30 Dec 2020

Dili, Timor Leste, December 28, 2020 – The Brothers in Timor Leste celebrated the profession for life of Brother Jose de Deus CMM on December 28, 2020. The Thanksgiving Mass began with a welcome ceremony by Brother Jose’s family. His Excellency the Archbishop of Dili, Mgr. Virgilo do Carmo da Silva, SDB was greeted at…

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Christmas greetings

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Volcanic eruption Ile Lewotolok – Lembata, Indonesia

08 Dec 2020

Nobody is waiting for a natural disaster. What people want is to live in harmony with nature as a gift and creation from God, a gift that deserves to be cared for and preserved. But on November 25, 2020, a thick plume of smoke from up to 4,000 meters above the mountain peak appeared above…

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Interview with Brother Lawrence Obiko, Superior General, on Famvin.org

12 Nov 2020

On the website of the Vincentian Family was published an interview with Brother Lawrence Obiko CMM, superior general. In the interview, Brother Lawrence tells about the mission to which we are called as congregation, and he explains the connection of his congregation with St. Vincent de Paul. Mission Speaking about the CMM mission, Br. Lawrence…

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A big change in Colégio Padre Eustáquio, Brazil

02 Nov 2020

In the CMM region Brazil big changes are on their way. For more than a year the regional board, the general board and the school management of Colégio Padre Eustáquio have been looking for a far-reaching cooperation with other schools. They have now found it in the school organization of the Marist Brothers. The main…

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FRATELLI TUTTI

19 Oct 2020

On 4 October, the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the Vatican released the 3rd encyclical by Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti (‘all Brothers and Sisters’). Inspired by Saint Francis of Assisi, Pope Francis gives us in Fratelli tutti a proposal for a way of life marked by the flavour of the Gospel. It is a…

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Tools for ex-prisoners

21 Sep 2020

In the Tools to Work workplace in Teteringen (the Netherlands), tools and machines are refurbished and overhauled by expert volunteers, together with people with a distance to the labour market. These quality tools are then delivered on request to project organizations in Africa. Despite restrictions related to Covid-19, Tools to Work has already shipped three…

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General Chapter 2020

21 Sep 2020

From May 18 until June 7, 2020 the General Chapter would initially take place in the Generalate in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Because of the global corona crisis this had to be postponed. The board had hoped to organize the Chapter in November of this year. However, in view of the situation in the various countries…

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