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New arrivals in the Region

  On August 7 Fr. Gustave Lulendo, returning to Canada from the Congo, was accompanied by Fr. Paulin Makiala who will be studying Conflict Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa. His coming had been prepared for more than two … Continue reading

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Rein van Leeuwen 1929 – 2018

Fr. Rein van Leeuwen, who in retirement joined the Canadian Region in 2002, died at Carrefour Providence in Montréal on July 25. In his retirement he helped to set up the community of Indonesian Catholics who met regularly at our … Continue reading

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Chapitre Général – General Chapter: July 14- 27, 2018

From July 14 to 27 the 24th General Chapter was held in Rome at the Villa Aurelia Conference Center. At the Chapter the delegates, among whom Gustave Lulendo and John van den Hengel, elected a new General Administration. In only … Continue reading

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Minutes of the Regional Chapter

The minutes of the Regional Chapter of June 6, 2018 were prepared by Peter McKenna. A translation will be provided by Richard Woodbury. The minutes were sent to Rome in preparation of the General Chapter to be held from July … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Sacred Heart 2018

Because of the need to hold a Regional Chapter the celebration of the Feast of the Sacred Heart took on a special significance this year. Outside of the two confreres who are prevented from attending because of illness twenty-one members … Continue reading

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Regional Chapter in Ottawa

It is probably the shortest Regional Chapter ever. Because of the nomination of Fr. Heiner Wilmer, our Superior General, as bishop of Hildesheim, the Congregation was compelled to hold a General Chapter this year, and because of the General Chapter … Continue reading

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Canadian Religious Conference meets

From May 24 to 27 the Canadian Religious Conference met at the Pierre Eliot Trudeau Airport  Sheraton Hotel in Montreal. The keynote speaker for the event was Prof. Elena Lasida, who is originally from Uruguay and teaches at L’Institut Catholique … Continue reading

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