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Message of Benedict XVI for 84th World Mission Sunday

To be missionaries today and respond to people’s need for hope and their desire to live in a new way means “to become champions of the newness of life made up of authentic relationships in communities founded on the Gospel,” says Pope Benedict XVI in his message for 84th World Mission Sunday which [...]

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New Director General of the Daughters of Charity named

This morning, October 21, 2010 in Paris Sister Evelyne Franc, D.C., Superioress General of the Daughters of Charity, announced to the Sisters that Father Gregory Gay, C.M. has appointed Father Patrick J. GRIFFIN, C.M., member of U.S. Eastern Province as the new Director General of the Company of Daughters of Charity of St. [...]

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Relics of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko in Greenpoint

On Sunday October 17, 2010 St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY was blessed with the ceremonial reception of relics of Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, chaplain of Poland’s SOLIDARITY and workers, martyr of Communist regime, kidnapped, tortured and sank in the reservoir of water electric plant in Wloclawek, Poland, by officers of [...]

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Benedict XVI writes to seminarians worldwide

On the feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist, His Holiness Benedict XVI addresses a letter of support and encouragement to seminarians around the world. In ceremonies concluding the Year for Priests, the Pope had expressed his desire to speak directly to the tens of thousands of men preparing for priestly ministry. In his [...]

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Message of Benedict XVI on World Food Day 2010

Did you know that a mother’s nutrition during pregnancy can affect her child his or her entire life or that malnutrition is the underlying cause of at least 2.5 million preventable child deaths each year? The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates each year on 16 October (since 1981), [...]

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2010 annual retreat for the Confreres

Common Rules of the Congregation of the Mission emphasize the importance of regular spiritual exercises for Priests of the Mission. Thus, each year, every member of the community has to take part in five days retreat. This year 19 of the Confreres of New England Province came in to the Provincial Residence in [...]

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