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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Solemnity of St. Vincent de Paul, patron saint of CMM

27 Sep 2019

Today, 27 September 2019, on the Solemnity of St. Vincent de Paul, we depict six stones with quotations of St. Vincent. The stones were made by Brother Henrique Matos (Brazil).

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BNI launches BNI eduPATROL at Frater Don Bosco School Manado, Indonesia

24 Sep 2019

On the day before the 74th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia, 16 August 2019, the BNI Bank launched a new application for educational institutions at the Frater Don Bosco High School in Manado. The digital service is called BNI Education Parental Control, abbreviated as “BNI eduPATROL”. With this service, teachers, employees and students…

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Salt and Light of the World: seminar for religious leaders in Timor Leste

17 Sep 2019

On 10 September 2019 a seminar was organized for religious leaders in Timor Leste. The seminar was held in commemoration of the visit of Pope John Paul II – who is now a famous saint, to Timor Leste 30 years ago. Brother Silvino Freitas Belo, regional superior of CMM in Timor Leste and president of…

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Jubilee feasts in Indonesia and in Timor Leste

02 Sep 2019


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Feast in Brazil

01 Sep 2019

On August 24 and 25, the 175-year Jubilee of the CMM Foundation was celebrated with various activities in all countries where CMM is present. Also in Brazil, the brothers celebrated this Year of Grace with Eucharistic Celebrations that took place in two places. First in the Sacred Parish in Belo Horizonte, on August 24. Together…

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175 years CMM celebrated worldwide

26 Aug 2019

In the weekend of 24-25 August, the 175-years Jubilee of the Congregation of Brothers CMM was celebrated with various activities in all countries where CMM is present. In his message to brothers and associated members on the occasion of this Jubilee, superior general Brother Lawrence Obiko CMM said: “A Jubilee is for a religious community…

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Encounter of the Vincentian Family in Brazil

01 Jul 2019

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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