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November 27, 2022 marked the beginning of a new time for spirituality and liturgy for Roman Rite Catholics. This is Advent. But, after all, what is this time? What is it about? How has it emerged throughout the history of the Church?
The 62 prelates of Germany, in their ad limina visit (Nov. 14-18), maintained the substance of the conclusions, not yet fully final, of the Synodaler Weg. The Vatican curia and the pope made no secret of their disagreement and perplexity.
Father Giuseppe Eugenio Paris was the second person who came to join the congregation. He was a person who spoke his mind, without diplomacy. He was a professor, a general councilor, a man who experienced the difficult years of the Congregation at the beginning of the foundation
We publish here the letter of invitation that the Bishop of Trondheim Msgr. Erik Varden wrote to the Dehonians. The letter is followed by a report of the bishop's visit to the Dehonians in the Generalate community
The Youth Summit took place at ESIC University in Madrid and brought together young people from the Dehonian University Pastoral of Porto and ESIC. This was the first initiative of collaboration at the level of university ministry between the two SCJ Provinces of the Iberian Peninsula.
Dehonian and a priest. A spiritual reflection
On Sunday, October 23, 2022, the Archdiocese of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo was filled with joy at the celebration of 125 years of missionary presence of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This SCJ presence is very important not only for Africa and Madagascar, but also for the entire Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Fr. Alphonsus Maria Rasset was assistant of the Founder. Fr. Dehon wrote of him: he was my principal assistant. He took a special interest in youth, their health and studies. He was like a mother of the family. I have seen few priests with such a vivid faith."
Interview with Provincial Father Stefan Tertünte SCJ about dream jobs, community and people on the margins.
Interview with Msgr. José Ornelas Carvalho, bishop of Leiria-Fatima and president of the Portuguese Bishops' Conference
Next year's Synod of Bishops in Rome has been transformed for the first time, thanks to Pope Francis, into a process of consultation of the entire People of God.
The Church is communion, fraternity; which is much more than democracy and is in function of the mission.
Brief chronicle of the Superior General's visit to Brazil. A trip of almost two months.