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Fr. John Sledziona honored at Niagara University Heritage Convocation

Fr. John S. Sledziona, C.M. was among four individuals who were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held September 26, 2013. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders.

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Oldest Vincentian priest in the United States dies in age of 102

With sadness Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission announced the death of Fr. Peter Goldbach, C.M.  With his rosary in hand, he died peacefully at 8:00 a.m., today, April 30, 2013 in the age 102.  He was the oldest Vincentian priest in the United States and presumably in the world. For him [...]

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National Vocation Committee meets in Manchester

Members of the National Vocation Committee representing all three American CM Provinces gathered in DePaul Provincial Residence in Manchester, CT, today. Hosted by Fr. Rafal Kopystynski, Provincial and Fr. Lukasz Sorys, vocation director in New England Province other present are Frs. Jerry Luttenberger and Astor Rodriguez from Eastern Province and Frs. David Nations, [...]

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Prayer request for Fr. Peter Goldbach CM

[UPDATED] Father Peter D. Goldbach, C.M., member of the  Eastern Province and very long time faculty member of St. John’s University, turned 100 last August. Presumably, he is the oldest living member of the Congregation of the Mission in the world.  How many of your siblings and friends can run him up? In [...]

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Superiors General about their vocation

Two Superiors General of the Congregation of the Mission – Fr. Gregory Gay (2004 to present) and Fr. Robert P. Maloney (1992-2004) share story of their own vocation in an interview with Fr. Astor Rodriguez, Vocation Director of the Eastern Province. In the threshold of the Holy Week their testimonies give an excellent [...]

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