News from the superior general

02 Dec 2019

Rome, 1 December 2019 – From 25 November to 2 December, superior general Brother Lawrence Obiko was in Rome to attend the USG Assembly and a meeting of Tutti Fratelli in Rome. He shares some of his experiences:

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Brothers CMM participate in Social Service Team of Sibolga Diocese, Indonesia

25 Nov 2019

The video below shows the activities of the Sibolga Diocese Social Service Team to the out-station Mursala. There are 19 families living in this station which is part of the parish area of St. Joseph Pandan. The journey to the location is quite far and also depends on weather conditions, which are sometimes unpredictable. The…

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Youngsters in Church in Namibia

25 Nov 2019

Tses, 17 November 2019 – On Sunday 17 November the students of the school in Tses went to Mass together. It was a lively service! Apart from providing good education, the Brothers CMM in Tses accompany the learners from St Therese Secondary School in participation in the Church activities on Sunday’s. They ask for your…

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Proud to be a Brother CMM – meeting of Junior Brothers CMM Region Timor Leste

25 Nov 2019

The weekend of 12 to 14 November were happy days for the junior brothers in Timor Leste, because in this weekend they had the opportunity to come together. Their meeting took place at the formation house in Hera. The meeting was organized to share their joys and challenges as junior brothers. The event was organized…

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Jubilee celebrations in Kenya

22 Oct 2019

In Kenya, the highlight of the jubilee celebrations of 175 years CMM took place on 19 October 2019. Main celebrant in the Eucharist was Mgr. Philip Arnold Anyolo, archbishop of Kisumu. Br. Augustine Monari made a powerpoint presentation and an exposition about the history of CMM. This exposition was built in the library of OIP…

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Triple celebration in Timor Leste

22 Oct 2019

In East Timor, three parties were held on 27 September 2019. The celebration of the CMM jubilee in East Timor was combined with the opening of the new formation house in Hera, and that same day Brother Lawrence Obiko received the profession for life of Brother Rosario de Jesus Martins in Dili. Superior General Lawrence…

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Prison Apostolate in Kenya among Key Successes of International Religious Order @175

21 Oct 2019

The website ACI Africa published a laudatory article to the Fr. Grol’s Welfare Project, managed by the Brothers CMM.  “As an international religious order of brothers with presence in three African countries marks 175 years since its inception, the members’ ministry within correctional facilities has been highlighted as the most gratifying apostolate through which prisoners…

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Cultural history in working visit to Timor Leste

04 Oct 2019

Dili, 4 October 2019 – Superior General Br. Lawrence Obiko and general board member Br. Rofinus Banunaek are in CMM region Timor Leste for a working visit. Br. Henrique Marques accompanied them to visit two museums in Dili: Chega and AMRT. The Chega! Exhibition, set in an old Portuguese-era prison, gives a glimpse of the…

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Pastoral care in prison

02 Oct 2019

Brother Henrique Matos CMM is involved in the prison chaplaincy in the Bicas detention complex in Brazil through the APC foundation (Apoio à Pastoral Carcerária – Prison Chaplaincy Support). What does a pastoral worker in prison do? Pastoral work in prison is the evangelizing presence of the Catholic Church in prison. The pastoral worker visits…

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