News from around the congregation

International news

In the recent Informationis Nuntius we received the following information from around the Congregation.

  1. The letters from the General Administration

The General Administration published the following letters in the last year, all of which have already been distributed.

  • The Programmatic Letter: Mercy – in the footsteps of God (Jan 6, 2016)
  • Follow-up letter on the Programmatic Letter: (Jan 18, 2016)
  • Letter of March: The Other as Trace of Mercy 14 (March 1, 2016)
  • Letter for the Feast of the Sacred Heart: Welcome the Stranger (May 1, 2016)
  • Letter for Bursaries of Dehonian Studies (June 7, 2016)
  • Letter of convocation of the meeting of Major Superiors (June 14, 2016)
  • Letter of convocation of the Meeting of the Secretaries (June 14, 2016)
  • Letter of convocation of the Meeting of Communicators (June 28, 2016)
  • Letter of convocation of the SCJ Bishops (July 8, 2016)
  • Letter of convocation of the meeting of Novice Directors (Sept. 23, 2016)
  • Letter, requesting the six-year plans of the entities (October 19, 2016)
  • Letter on the Guidelines for Sexual Abuse cases (November 21, 2016)
  • Letter of convocation of the Meeting of Communicators (Nov 22, 2016)
  • Letter for the Feast of Christmas (December 13, 2016)

 

  1. Nominations of new administrations
  • Chile: Johnny Esteban Li Mesias (2nd triennium)
  • Madagascar: Yvon Mathieu
  • Venezuela: Alejandro Iglesias Benito
  • Indonesia: Alexander Sapta Dwi Handoko
  • Vietnam: Francis Vu Tran

 

  1. Other nominations at the Curia and International College
  • International Treasurers Commission: Luca Zottoli (General Treasurer), Lorival Joao Back (Brazil Sao Paulo), Emile Engoulou Tabi (Cameroon), Gerhard Hemken (Germany), David Nagel (USA), Alexander Sapta Dwi Handoko (Indonesia), Jesus Valdezate Soto (Spain: Secretary)  (December 15, 2015)
  • Secretary General: Pedro Iglesias Curto (Spain). His office began on August 1, 2016.
  • Coordinator for Formation: Zeferino Policarpo Ferreira (Portugal) was appointed on September 15 for three years to coordinate the sector of Formation.
  • Procurator General and Vice-Procurator: Celson ALtenhofen and Celestin Tshimbundu Mukwende. Their position began on September 1, 2016.
  • Commission for the cause of beatification of Fr. Dehon: Appointed for three years are: Frs. Fernando Rodriguez Garrapucho, Celson Altenhofen, Juan Jose Arnaiz Ecker, Celestin Tshimbundi Mukwende. (September 1, 2016)
  • Superior of International College: Bruno Pilati (N. Italy) (September 1, 2016)
  • Centro Studi Dehoniani: Stefan Tertünte (Germany) for three years. (Nov)

 

  1. Erection and suppression of communities
  • Uruguay: Suppression of the District and erection of the Territorial Community of Uruguay, belonging to the Prov. Of Argentina.
  • Brussels: Juridical transfer of the community from NLV to EUF.
  • Vietnam and India: erection of communities in Vasai (Ind) and Lai Thieu (Vie)

 

  1. Statistics of the Congregation on December 31, 2016
Entità V P D SVP FVP SVT FVT Tot Nov
1AG 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
ACR 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 13 0
ANG 0 6 1 0 0 4 0 11 1
ARG 1 28 0 0 1 1 0 31 0
BRE 0 31 0 1 1 7 0 40 3
BRM 4 94 6 0 3 15 0 122 1
BSP 4 173 2 1 4 44 0 228 7
CAN 0 19 0 0 2 0 0 21 0
CHI 0 10 1 0 5 0 0 16 0
CMR 0 56 7 8 5 33 2 111 6
ESP 0 71 1 1 17 0 0 90 1
EUF 0 43 0 0 8 4 0 55 0
GBI 0 15 0 0 1 0 0 16 0
GER 1 38 0 0 1 1 0 41 0
INA 1 118 2 16 17 38 0 192 9
ITM 0 48 1 0 1 0 0 50 0
ITS 0 128 1 1 13 0 0 143 1
MAD 2 22 0 4 2 25 0 55 2
MOZ 3 27 0 0 1 10 0 41 0
NLV 0 60 0 1 13 0 0 74 0
PHI 1 31 2 1 1 11 0 47 3
POL 1 224 0 4 5 10 0 244 5
POR 3 79 2 3 7 5 0 99 1
RDC 0 57 10 5 5 37 0 114 8
RSA 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 17 5
USA 1 66 1 0 17 4 0 89 0
VEN 0 19 3 1 2 5 0 30 0
VIE 0 13 2 0 0 8 0 23 2
24 1558 44 53 134 294 2 2109 62

 

 

  1. Details from the statistics
  • Novices: Angola 1, Brazil Recife 3, Southern Brazil 1, Brazil Sao Paulo 7, Cameroon 6, Spain 1, Indonesia 10, India 7, Northern Italy 1, Madagascar 2, Philippines 3, Poland 5, Portugal 1, Congo 9, South Africa 5, Vietnam 2.
  • Newly professed: 62: Angola 1, Southern Brazil 4, Brazil Sao Paulo 10, Cameroon 8, Francophone Europe 2, Indonesia 9, India 6, Madagascar 1, Philippines 2, Poland 2, Portugal 1, Congo 10, Vietnam 5.
  1. General Aid Fund
Entity Projects Grant Bursary To GAF
Angola House? Formation 68.000    
Argentina       20.703
Brazil S. Luis Car / Salary 25.000    
Brazil S Paul       32.000
Brazil South       32.000
Canada       68.000
CHN Missionaries 65.000    
Cameroon Formation/ Chad, JED 300.000 7.000 7.500
Ecuador Formation 100.000   2.500
Spain       425.000
EUF       21.000
Germany       230.000
S. Italy       15.000
N. Italy       148.000
Indonesia Students, travel, pastoral, construction 37.000   42.000
Madagascar     2.000 14.000
Mozambique Vocations, car, food, construction 44.000 7.000 13.000
Holland Belgiu       70.000
Philippines     5.000  
Portugal       5.000
Poland Formation, youth, BYE, UKR 120.000   16.450
Congo Youth 16.500 10.500 5.000
South Africa       3.000
Uruguay       6.000
USA       240.000
Venezuela Formation, vocations 31.000   39.000
         

 

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