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P. Martino-Maria (Agostino) Waguet, Padre Agostino (Leo) Herr (1855-1904). Padre Paolo della Croce (Arturo) Delgoffe (1861-1944), Padre Pietro della Natività (Emilio) Bertrand (1863-1946), Padre Benedetto (Giuliano) Lequeux (1861-1908)
Fr. Paul Marie (Alfredo) Philippot, Fr. Giacomo Maria (Ernesto) Herr (1856-1929), Fr. Bartolomeo Maria (Edmondo) Dessons (1852-1923)
Fr. Thaddeus Captier was an intelligent and erudite person, but also scrupulous, exalted, visionary, unable to guide himself and others. And nevertheless he was welcomed into the congregation by Fr. Dehon
The daily life of the early Christians was inspired by baptism. And today? There is still a long way to go to fully realise the Second Vatican Council.
"The Church is not an enemy of progress. But... what progress can there be without work, what social welfare without justice? True progress is that of human dignity" (Father Dehon).
Letter for March 14, 2023.
Messaggio of Pope Francis for Lent
For the Church, the most important celebration of the year is Easter. That is why there is an extraordinary time of preparation that takes forty days. It is a period of forty days that begins with Ash Wednesday and ends with Palm Sunday.
Fr. Francis Xavier (Philip) Lamour (1843-1921), assumed various positions in the Congregation and became General Councilor. Fr. Dehon remembers him as a person who was "too mystical." He was sent by Fr. Dehon to Palestine to found two houses in Nazareth and Bethany, but the project failed.
Dehonians in Canada founded the "Séminaire du Sacré-Coeur" in 1953. This year marks 70 years of its foundation. The Dehonians started a foundraising campaign.
P. Matías Maria (Orfila) Legrand (1849-1925) was a close friend of Fr. Dehon since his youth. He joined the Congregation and held several offices, including General Councilor. He died a day after Fr. Dehon's death.
Brother Biagio Conte died on January 12, 2023 at the age of 59. He was an Italian lay missionary. He was a hermit and founded the "Mission of Hope and Charity" in Palermo to try to respond to the dramatic situations of poverty and marginalization of the people of his hometown; he dedicated his life to it and to evangelization.