CMM Jubilee Year

24 Sep 2018

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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Teaching as a Brother CMM

04 Dec 2018

As a CMM Brother-teacher, but also as a teacher in general, you teach your students in your specific field: mathematics, geography, and so on. However, education is certainly not only about teaching in your own subject, it is also about guiding your pupils through life. Good, better, best? In addition to teaching and guiding, in…

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2018 Canonical visit in Brazil

05 Nov 2018

Belo Horizonte, 2 November 2018 – For the canonical working visit of the general board, Brother Niek Hanckmann and Brother John Grever are in Brazil now. They arrived on November 1st and will stay until November 14. As usual, they will visit communities, our school Colégio Padre Eustáquio in Belo Horizonte, retreat house Retiro Vicente…

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Symposium about Brother Caesarius Mommers

23 Oct 2018

Tilburg, October 6, 2018  – On Friday, October 5, 2018, a festive symposium was held in honour of Brother Caesarius Mommers (1925-2007) at the Jan van Besouw Cultural Centre in Goirle, the Netherlands. Reading Father of the Netherlands and Flanders Brother Caesarius Mommers is also called the ‘Reading Father of the Netherlands and Flanders’. In 1958,…

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New CMM journalists

07 Oct 2018

Tomohon, Indonesia, 6 October 2018. Already in 2008, the General Chapter members discussed about the development of communication from the Brothers CMM towards other people in the world. They wanted the Congregation to become more visible, bearing witness to our stance of Mercy and Brotherhood and showing what it means as Brothers CMM to live…

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Don Bosco Schools in Solidarity with the Victims of Palu Earthquake

05 Oct 2018

Tomohon, Indonesia, 5 October 2018 On the afternoon of September 27, 2018 a deadly earthquake followed by a tsunami hit Palu – Indonesia. Villages were wiped away, and there are many victims. Families elsewhere are waiting in dispare for news, not being able to contact their relatives in Palu. Those who survived are now facing…

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Leaving God for God

05 Oct 2018

Tomohon, Indonesia, 5 October 2018. To celebrate the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on September 27, 2018 the brothers in the community of the first year noviciate in Tomohon had conducted many activities. The participants of these activities are the postulants and the novices of the Brothers of the Seven Sorrows and the Brothers…

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Earthquake and Tsunami hit Palu

01 Oct 2018

Palu, Indonesia, 1 October 2018. Friday evening, September 28, the brothers of our community in Palu, Indonesia were startled by a series of violent earthquakes. Many buildings and roads in the city were severely damaged. Some time later the city was hit by a 6 meter high tsunami that caused even greater destruction. At this…

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CMM Communication Training: witnessing brotherhood and mercy

01 Oct 2018

Tomohon, Indonesia, 1 October 2018. On Monday morning 1 October, a selected group of Brothers CMM from Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Namibia, and Brazil came together in Tomohon, Indonesia. From 1 to 13 October, they will participate in the CMM International Communication Training 2018. This training is organized by the General Board and the…

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The celebration mood in Kenya

26 Sep 2018

Mosocho, Kenya, 25 August 2018. 175 Years since the foundation of our Congregation Just ten days after the colourful celebration of the profession for life of eight brothers in the Province of Kenya, another great day came; the launching of the 175 Jubilee Year of our beloved Congregation, the Brothers CMM. This took place on…

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