Fr. Wacław A. HŁOND, C.M. has died at the age of 94

Hlond obituary headerIn the 69th year of priesthood, in 72nd year of vocation and in the age of 94 Fr. Wacław A. HŁOND, C.M. died in Yale New Haven Hospital on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Couple days earlier he was injured falling on the ground in the nursing home where was a resident.

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Easter Message from the Provincial of New England Province.

NEPCM post headers 4 wwwIn the editorial of the current Provincial’s Newsletter we can read that the Resurrection is the crowning truth of the Christian Faith, with all basic doctrines founded on this truth and serving as the central theme of apostolic preaching. Easter guarantees our own resurrection and signifies a participation in the death and Resurrection of Christ through the Holy Spirit. Please, read the full reflection.

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Celebrating fraternity in our Greenpoint communities on Maundy Thursday, the Priests’ Day

Image 2[Newsletter No. 3/24] It was a blessed and joyous occasion to come together with our fellow priests from Greenpoint parishes on Maundy Thursday. The joint midday prayer at the Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius was a beautiful reminder of our unity and brotherhood in our calling. 

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The Stations of the Cross on the streets of Brooklyn and other activities during the Lent

Image 3Among various pastoral activities held during the time of Lent the unique Way of the Cross along the streets of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, N.Y. was the most remarkable. The event was a testament to our community’s faith and unity. Read more in the story below.

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Message from the Provincial for the Lent 2024

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In the message from the Provincial, F. Marek Sobczak for the Lent 2024 we can read: “Lent is, for us, such a reset to get rid of the devil’s presence in our lives. To get rid of our failures, weaknesses, wrongdoings, and shortcuts. It is a time to turn around and become holy as we were holy during our Baptism”. 

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Happy Foundation Day Anniversary of the Congregation of the Mission.

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In 1617 Madame de Gondi asked Monsieur Vincent to preach in her properties  on general confession. The Feast of Conversion of Saint Paul, January 25 was the opportunity to preach such a sermon in the village of Folleville in northern France. Response was incredible.  In next days Vincent de Paul and his associates preached in nearby churches and crowds of peasant parishioners lined up for confessions. They even asked Jesus from Amiens to come and help them.

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Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. – The Letter for the Foundation Day 2024

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On the occasion of the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul Apostle, the day when The Congregation of the Mission was formally founded in 1625 successor of St.Vincent de Paul, Superior General Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M. has addressed a circular letter to all members of the Little Company”
“The members of the Congregation of the Mission began their three years’ spiritual preparation, what might be call ed“ad intra” preparation for the upcoming 400th Anniversary of its Foundation, next year, 2025. 
To accompany our spiritual preparation, I would like to announce and launch today, for the whole Congregation, a so-called “ad extra” preparation for our 400th Anniversary.”

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From The Provincial’s Desk – December 2023 & January 2024 Newsletters

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The latest editions of our Provincial’s  Newsletter – December 2023 and January 2024 – are here.  Inside you can find updates on our Confreres whereabouts, assignments , music concerts, pilgrimages and other news regarding our Province and our priests .

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