Monthly Archives: January 2016

JPIC: Canadian Religious Conference

“Look, I am doing something new. Now it emerges, can you not see it?” Is. 43: 19 The Canadian Religious Conference invited its Ontario leaders and members of its JPIC network to come together to explore “calls to action” in … Continue reading

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Welcoming Refugees

Three weeks ago, Resurrection of Our Lord Parish in Ottawa, with pastor Fr. Greg Murray, SCJ, welcomed the Al Fazaa family from Syria. The family consists of the parents and three children, two of whom are high school students. Now … Continue reading

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The six-year plan of the General Adminstration

On January 6 the new General Administration of the Congregation published its plan for the General Administration: Mercy, in the footsteps of God. The plan was accompanied by a video of Fr. General, Heiner Wilmer, explaining the program. The plan … Continue reading

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Doing Hermeneutics in Rome

Upon the completion of his term as General Councilor, the Centro Studi of the Generalate had asked John van den Hengel if he might be willing to work with them for a period of time. I had said that I … Continue reading

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Resources for Lay Dehonians

John van den Hengel was in Rome at our Generalate to participate in the meeting of the committee of the Spiritual Path, a resource for lay dehonians. This committee was established in 2011 in order to create resources to be … Continue reading

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A note from Paul Tennyson

January 13   Dear Confreres: My nephew Michael’s wife Jessie gave birth last weekend to their first child, a little boy (Jake). Jake was born at     5 1/2 months and weighed just 1 1/2lbs. at birth. My brother and my … Continue reading

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Regional Council Meeting in Montréal

Regional council meeting in Montréal, December 15, 2015: (texte français plus bas) Finances A great deal of the time was taken up with financial issues. At the meeting council got an overview of our financial situation by inviting our accountant … Continue reading

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