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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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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