Apostolic nuncio main speaker at Dehon Lecture

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Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, was the presenter at the November 8th Dehon Lecture at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology in Hales Corners, WI. His topic: "The Heart of the Priest." "Today, the Church needs joyful, missionary disciples – heralds of the Good News, formed after the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This was also the desire of the Venerable Leo John Dehon, the founder…
The preparatory committee for the IX General Conference met in Rome from November 6-10 to organize the event, which will take place in July, 2018, in Manila. Its theme, "The Social Commitments of the Dehonians" has two main objectives: to awaken the congregation and to form the new generation, developing the mission to the poor. In order to not lose sight of the concreteness of the journey, participants will look…
Increasingly, it is recognized that the gift of the Spirit given to Fr. Dehon is a gift to the whole Church to animate her spiritual life and mission. It is with this awareness that his children, the "sons" of Fr. Dehon, wish to share his charism with other realities in the Church, including consecrated persons and lay people. The Iter Formativo for Dehonian laity stems from the need to offer…
The General Government invited the Major Superiors of 19 Dehonian entities to attend a colloquium. The gathering is taking place at the Generalate in Rome November 12-25. The program includes five parts, beginning with the spiritual and human dimension of authority, and the charismatic dimension. Human relationships will be spoken about as the basis for fruitful service in leadership and with the Church. The final part of the meeting will…
November 4th marked the celebration of the final profession of our confreres: Brothers Cyrille Nemi Olinga, Guillaume Djikoeu, Salomon Edinguele, Elias Fali Kiming and Jean-François Otelasongo. It was a lovely day as the climate was so good for the liturgists to put everything in order before Holy Mass commenced. It began at 9:00 a.m. promptly with the presence of more than 10 priests. The main presider was the Provincial Superior,…