Christmas

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VFEC meeting in Rome, Pope Francis blesses Sheltering

15 Nov 2022

From 7th to 11th November 2022, the Executive Committee of the International Vincentian Family (VFEC),  came together in Rome for their annual meeting.  The meeting was presided by Father Tomaž Mavrič, CM, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission. Br. Lawrence Obiko CMM, superior general of the Brothers CMM, and Br. Broer Huitema CMM…

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New classrooms in Kawambwa

29 Aug 2022

Kawambwa, Zambia – 16 August 2022. On the morning of 16th of August, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at St. Mary’s skills development center carpentry section ground, in Kawambwa, Zambia. This event marked the beginning of the construction of two classes, an ablution block and renovation of the office block. The brothers, and also a…

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Repatriation Br. Theo Adams

14 Jul 2022

On Saturday, July 9, 2022, the brothers in Brazil had the farewell of Brother Theodorus Adams who, on July 20, will travel to the Netherlands, in the sense of repatriation. His stay in Brazil amounted to 56 years of fruitful apostolic engagement. At 18:00pm there was a Eucharistic celebration, preceded by the parish priest of…

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Renewal of Vows in Brazil: all Brothers in cassocks

14 Jun 2022

On May 28, 2022, in the Parish of the Sacred Hearts, Archdiocesan Sanctuary of Health and Peace, Church of Padre Eustáquio, Belo Horizonte-MG, the brothers CMM-Brazil region carried out the Renewal of the Religious Vows of Brother Faria Soares Mendonça Sarmento, CMM. The celebration was presided by the Parish Priest Father Marcus Vinícius Maciel SSCC…

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Thanksgiving celebration for 25 years of monastic life and opening of the jubilee year

30 May 2022

May 21, 2022 was a very joyful day for the brothers in the Stella Maris Community of Lembata. This community was the host for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of monastic life of several brothers, which was combined with the opening of the jubilee year (100 years) of the Congregation of the Brothers CMM…

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Opening new CMM community in Kawambwa – Zambia

04 May 2022

On Sunday 1st May 2022, the new CMM community in Kawambwa – Zambia was officially opened. The opening ceremony started with a solemn Eucharist celebration held at St. Mary’s Parish in Kawambwa. His Lordship Rt. Rev. Bishop Patrick Chisanga was the main celebrant, assisted by the Parish Priest Fr. Isaiah. The church was fully packed…

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New provincial board CMM Kenya

24 Apr 2022

According to article 201 and 213 of part II of our Constitutions, the superior general, Brother Lawrence Obiko, with the consent of the General Board members and after hearing the Provincial Chapter of the province of the Kenya, has appointed a new provincial board for the province of the Kenya: Brother Elijah Agilo Osena CMM:…

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New regional board Timor Leste

02 Apr 2022

According to article 233-235 of part II of our Constitutions, the superior general, Brother Lawrence Obiko, with the consent of the General Board members and after hearing the Region of Timor Leste, has appointed a new regional board for the region of Timor Leste: Frater Cancio da Costa Gama CMM: regional superior Frater Henrique de…

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