Fr. Albert Bourgeois. Sixth Superior General (June 6, 1967 – June 6, 1979), was born on January 30, 1921 in France. He made his first profession on September 29, 1938 and was ordained on July 6, 1947. Fr. Bourgeois was elected the sixth Superior General of our Congregation on June 6, 1967, and re-elected for a second six-year term on June 22, 1973. He ended his mandate on June 6, 1979, and died in Paris on November 21, 1992.
Intention for Lauds and Vespers
Open the arms of your mercy to our brother Albert Bourgeois, Superior General,
– Welcome his soul into the peace of your kingdom.
Prayer for the Congregation and its superiors (Adoration)
Jesus, Good Shepherd,
we ask you to guide our Congregation.
who are dedicated to your heart,
to live as brothers united in chastity,
poverty, and obedience.
Bless our communities.
May all that we are and do
draw strength from the love
made visible in your pierced side.
Be with our brothers
who are given the service of authority.
May they work with courage and love
to build up our common life and ministry.
May we collaborate with them,
faithfully searching for God’s will.
In this way,
may the whole Congregation participate
in your offering of love to the Father.