From April 20 to 24, 2022, the confreres of the Cameroonian province met at the novitiate of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Cameroon for their 20th provincial assembly, which focused on the social question and care.
The SCJ Portuguese Province, after two difficult years of pandemic, resumed the tradition of meeting together after Easter. It was the XI Week of the Province held from the 19th to the 22nd of April, in Alfragide, under the theme "Ongoing Formation - so that your fruit may remain". The Superior General was present.
On May 16 and 17, 2022, the II Dehonian Social Pastoral Meeting took place in Alfragide, convened by the Provincial Superior of the Portuguese Province of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and prepared and coordinated by the Provincial Commission for Justice and Peace and Integrity of Creation
Passover changed its content with the resurrection of Christ. Previously, it meant the passage from slavery to the liberation of the Jewish people, but among Christians it became synonymous with the resurrection of Christ.
The Vatican again expressed its openness to mediation with a prior agreement on a cease-fire, but there was no response from Russia. The Apostolic Nuncio in Kiev, the Lithuanian Visvaldas Kulbokas, said: "To negotiate, it is necessary to get out of the political-military scheme that leads nowhere; it would be easier if the Catholic and Orthodox Churches joined their efforts for this mediation".
In the season of Lent it is useful to retrace, together with the protagonists of the biblical narrative, the impervious and solitary paths of the deserts of the Land of the Holy to draw nourishment for our spiritual life.