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First Four Volunteers for Sacred Hearts in Africa

By Anne Marie Foley - Catholic Ireland on 27-Mar-13 23:57.

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Four lay people have volunteered to give up their time to travel to South Africa for the first Sacred Heart Volunteer Programme (MSCVP). Last weekend the four volunteers gathered in Cork to prepare for their trip lasting three months.

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Reflect on God's Patience this Holy Week - Pope Francis

By on 26-Mar-13 09:14.

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During Holy Week, we should stop to think about how much "patience" God has for each one of us. This was Pope Francis’s advice Monday morning for the men and women who work at the Vatican.

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Merger between the Hospitaller Brothers and the Little Brothers of the Good Shepherd

By on 26-Mar-13 08:57.

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The Commission with responsibility for planning and implementing the process of merging the two Institutions is tasked with managing the whole process from the beginning to the end. Initially, it was asked to define, and then evaluate, the objectives of the committees and working groups needed to perform the process.

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NRVC to Create Fund for Student Debt Relief for Candidates to Religious Life in US

By NRVC Website on 23-Mar-13 11:21.

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As a follow-up to the NRVC/CARA Study on Educational Debt, NRVC convened a task force on February 20 to develop a proposal to create a fund for educational debt relief for candidates for religious life.

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Vocation, Contributions of Religious Brothers Called 'vital to Church'

By By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service on 21-Mar-13 23:13.

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Religious brothers say they are an invisible group in the church, but that it's not such a bad thing because it allows them the freedom to be ordinary men performing an extraordinary ministry. That's the view of brothers and other participants at a think tank convened last fall to examine their vocation

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Pope Francis and the Brothers of St. John of God

By OH-FBF Website on 05-Apr-12 23:59.

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From the very beginning of his Episcopal ministry in Buenos Aires, the Pope’s priority was his priests. He gave a small demonstration of this care for his priests in our own Order: at the Hospital of Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Luján and the San Juan de Dios Hospital which he visited many times to see the priests who were inpatients there, telling us that no-one should know about his presence there.

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"Francis, go repair my house":

By Simon Barrow www.ekklesia.co.uk on 19-Mar-13 23:19.

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Francis is the name the new pope, Argentinian Cardinal-Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, SJ, has chosen as his pontifical monicker. Both Cardinal Doolan and the Jesuit Fr Federico Lombardi, the official Vatican spokesperson, confirmed that the new pope chose the name in honour of St Francis of Assisi.

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St John of God “Witness to Hope”

By Prior General on 19-Mar-13 23:05.

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On this day, we celebrate the feast of St. John of God, I want to send you my best wishes, preparing to live with joy the memory of our Holy Founder, whose spirit lives on in the Church and in the world through this our Family .

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Meeting of Formators and Vocation Directors

By Brother Magnus Morhardt on 07-Mar-13 23:18.

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Nine Brothers from the Austrian, Bavarian and Polish Province responsible for Formation and the Pastoral Care of Vocations in their respective Provinces met at Kostenz in Germany in February . The purpose of the meeting was to foster an exchange of experiences beyond Provincial borders in the matter of providing formation and accompaniment to candidates, and to jointly develop new ideas.

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Order Takes Part in EU Measures to Combat Poverty in Europe

By OH-FBF Website on 09-Feb-13 21:32.

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On January 23, we took part in a public hearing at the European Parliament on the programme to support the poor and deprived in the European Union.

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Vatican Invites Rock Band to Explain Youth Culture

By Catholic News Service on 08-Feb-13 22:45.

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When the head of the Pontifical Council for Culture said he wanted to listen to what today's young people had to say, he wasn't afraid to hear it belted out at 100 decibels.

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School Stewardship Model Encourages Vocations

By Catholic News Agency on 07-Feb-13 08:48.

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The stewardship model which funds Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wichita has blessed the local Church with numerous priestly and religious vocations, the diocesan superintendent of schools said.

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Ignore 'Prophets of Doom' Predicting End of Religious Life, Pope Says

By National Catholic Register on 05-Feb-13 12:23.

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Pope Benedict XVI asked nuns, brothers and priests not to listen to the "prophets of doom" who say consecrated life has no future or that it has no meaning in today's world.

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Abbot Martin Werlen on Church Reform, Tradition, and Being With One Another

By Pray Tell Website on 04-Feb-13 20:36.

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Benedictine Abbot Martin Werlen of Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland, who is also a member of the Swiss bishops’ conference, has become well known for his firm but gentle words on Church reform.

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Religious Life a Sign of Contradiction in Today’s Efficient World

By Asia News IT on 03-Feb-13 21:48.

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"In societies concerned with efficiency and success," religious life, "marked by the 'minor' things, the weakness of the small, empathy with those who have no voice, becomes an evangelical sign of contradiction. "

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