The advent of Christmas, is a propitious occasion to return to rethink, with a soul ready to understand, to question one's own certainties, to re-discuss one's own way and one's own forms of expressing faith.
57 years ago, on 26 November 1964, Bishop Joseph Wittebols was killed during the “Simba rebellion”.
Fr. Andrè Prevot died in Brugelette (Belgium) on 26 November 1913.
57 years ago, on 3 November 1964, Fr. Bernardo Longo was killed during the “Simba rebellion”.
77 years ago, on 1st October 1944, Fr. Capelli was killed by German Nazis.
August 19, Memorial
The serious question for religious life today is to relaunch the Gospel of the fraternity on a new basis, rich in imagination and evangelical wisdom.
"Being fathers means introducing the child to the experience of life, to reality. Not holding him back, not imprisoning him, but making him capable of choices, and giving him the freedom to leave." (Francis in Patris corde).
In this time of pandemic, it is not a question of understanding religious life to be in crisis, but of finding a sensibility that permeates everyday life when one's regular life is forced to close in on itself. What is the role of religious life in our cities?