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Frederic Ozanam – Spiritual Testament

On April 23, 1853, the day of his 40th birthday, six month before his death, Frederic Ozanam wrote his final testament. Famvin.org has obtained and translated a Powerpoint presentation prepared by Fr. Chuno Chavez, C.M. for the Vincentian Family gathering in Peru in 2010. It highlights key elements of the last will of [...]

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Happy Independence Day!!! – GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, granting the 13 colonies their freedom as a sovereign nation. We remember in prayer those who founded our country so that we can live with honor, dignity, and the freedom to freely give glory to God our Creator. On [...]

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Assistant General appointed a Coadjutor of Apostolic Vicar in Ethiopia

His Holiness Pope Francis appointed  Father VARGHESE THOTTAMKARA, C.M. as coadjutor of the Apostolic Vicariate of Nekemte in Ethiopia, assinging him the Titular See of Chullu, Vatican Information Service (VIS) announced ealier today, June 28, 2013. Fr. Varghese has been Assistant General since July 2010. Other appointment today include Fr. Bruno Feillet as [...]

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An exclusive interview with Superior General – part two

On occasion of his visit to Paris in May 2013 Fr. Gregory Gay CM, Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission met Thomas Zielinski of Famvin.org (also a webmaster of cmnewengland.org) for a wide-ranging conversation. This two part recording is result of the meeting held in very fraternal and friendly atmosphere. This is [...]

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NUNTIA – May 2013

May edition of NUNTIA – monthly newsletter of General Curia of the Congregation of the Mission, has been released in four languages, English, Polish, Spanish and French. You can read it and download here, or use attached links to read directly on Scribd.com. 

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Pope Francis gives his first “papal” homily

At noon (EDT) newly elected Pope Francis and 114 cardinals electors celebrated the Missa pro Ecclesiae (Mass for the Church) at Sistine Chapel. During the Mass he delivered his first, yet informal, homily as Pontifex. The seven minute speech in Italian wasn’t prepared earlier. Holy Father used his notes only. Below is the translation [...]

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