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Congratulations Fr. Waclaw Hlond: you are a priest for 65 years… and counting

What did happen on May 15, 1955 in history? Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restored Austria’s independence. US performed nuclear test at Nevada Test Site. Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain was ascented for the first time. A month earlier scientist Jonas Salk announced the first successful polio vaccine, which was rapidly adopted around the world. [...]

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Celebration of Diamond and Silver Priesthood Anniversaries

Most of the Confreres of our Province gathered in DePaul Provincial Residence in Manchester, CT on Wednesday, May 8. They came to celebrate priestly ordinations anniversaries which are commemorated in May and June this year. We have four Jubilarians this year: two “Diamond” and two “Silver”. [...]

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Foundation Day – greetings from the Superior General

In his special message on occasion of the 399th anniversary of foundation of the Congregation of the Mission,  Fr. Gregory Gay, Superior General sends  greetings to all members of the Little Company and welcomes new, reconfigured Provinces of France and Italy.

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390 Years of Proclaiming Good News to Those Living in Poverty

January 25, Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle marks the anniversary of the Founding of the Congregation of the Mission by St. Vincent de Paul. Actually, it wasn’t legally founded on that day. This took place seven years later on April 17, 1625. But Saint Vincent himself points the day, when [...]

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Liturgy for January 25 – Proper of the Congregation of the Mission

Texts of the Liturgy of the Hours and Roman Missal for the Feast of Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle – Anniversary of the Founding of the COngregation of the Mission – proper of the Congregation of the Mission. The presentation included alternative texts for the Office of Readings.

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380 years in service of the Poor

On this day, November 29, 380 years ago in 1633 in the house of Mademoiselle Le Gras – Louise de Marillac – near Saint-Nicolas du Chardonnet church at Rue des Fosses-Saint-Victor the Daughters of Charity, the Little Company of the servants of the poor and sick was born. No special act of foundation [...]

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