"Called to be good and to do good"
The Congregation of the Brothers FIC is an international community of about 300 religious brothers, who live and work in six countries: Chile, Ghana, Indonesia, Timor Leste, Malawi and The Netherlands.
INAUGURATION OF THE FIC JOURNEY TO SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT DATE: DECEMBER 9, 2017 VENUE: ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY, WA The inauguration of the FIC Journey to Spiritual Enrichment in the Ghana Province was done by the Provincial Superior Bro. Seregeous Dery. The ceremony started with a prayer service at 7:20pm organized by the facilitators namely: Bros. Albert Ketelaars and Didas Toogumo. The following people were the participants. Brothers: Fabian Kuupille, Hans van Wouwen, Severious ....
Be like Mary – say yes to God, but not halfway, Pope Francis says. Mary the Immaculate Conception. La Colosal. Public Domain, Wikipedia. by Elise Harris Vatican City, Dec 8, 2016 / 04:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The contrast between the “no” of man in the Garden of Eden and the “yes” of Mary at the Annunciation was the heart of Pope Francis’ message for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, which he said is an opportunity for each person to renew ....
Immaculate Mary, your praises we sing! -- A Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB December 8, 2010 On this day when the whole Church celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Mother, my mind goes back to my first visit to beautiful shrine of Lourdes tucked in the Pyrenees Mountains on the French-Spanish border. When I first visited Lourdes in ....
Fraternity among Congregations of Religious Brothers. November 30, 2016 NEWS 2016 - The Generalate of the De La Salle Brothers in Rome has hosted on the afternoon of Saturday 26th of November, the Second Meeting of religious brothers organized by the group Tutti Fratell. A total of 118 Brothers residing in Rome, belonging to 19 Congregations, gathered to live and celebrate brotherhood as one of the most characteristic features of this consecrated way of life. With these meetings, which ....
Celebration of the 2016 Provincial Day The day’s activities commenced with an inspiring prayer service at 8.00 am under the theme “Gratitude to God for the faithful service in his vineyard.” In an opening introduction Bro. Isidore Aabeisie emphasised that we have countless reasons to thank God and to celebrate our calling to be brothers. Notable among these blessings are the golden jubilee of Bros. Peter saatuo, Jerome Konbuol, Nicholas Yangtibr and Denis Dery; the ruby jubilee of ....
Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter ‘Misericordia et Miseria’ ‘It is the time of mercy because no sinner can ever tire of asking forgiveness and all can feel the welcoming embrace of the Father’ NOVEMBER 21, 2016ZENIT STAFFPAPAL TEXTS, POPE AND HOLY SEE Below is the Vatican-provided text of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter Misericordia et misera, for the conclusion of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Dec. 8, 2015 – Nov. 20, ....
BROTHERS FIC, GHANA PROVINCE FINAL PROFESSION VENUE: ST. CECILIA'S PARISH THEME: LORD, HERE I AM SEND ME. The final profession of three Brothers namely: John Bosco Miilu, Aaron Nee-Eru and Irenius Nimbare took place in Wa St. Cecilia's parish on 19th November, 2016. It was attended by many people including their parents, family members and relatives and friends of the Brothers. The pupils and teachers of the FIC St. Louis Educational ....
JUBILEE AUDIENCE: On Inclusion ‘This aspect of mercy, inclusion, is manifested in opening one’s arms wide to receive without excluding, without classifying others on the basis of their social condition, language, race, culture or religion: before us there is only a person to be loved as God loves him.’ NOVEMBER 14, 2016 Pope At General Audience - Ctv Screenshot Below is a ZENIT working translation of Pope Francis’ address during his Jubilee Audience that was held Saturday ....
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Cunibert (Piet) van Bree on 7 November 2016. The text of the mourning card reads as follows: " Congregation of the Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Tarcisius Paimin Mitrawihartono on 21 October 2016. He was born in Gondasuli-Yogyakarta in Indonesia on 6 July, 1943. On 2 July 1962 he committed himself to the FIC Cong
S P E C I A L B I R T H D A Y S October 10 Heribertus Triyanto (50) - Pemalang 15 Fabian Kuupille (60) - Kaleo November 15 Savio Gimo Nataprayoga (70) - Muntilan 26 Jos Lefeber (85) - Maastricht-Bruss.str.Overkant 26 Henry Anthony Ibrahim (50) - L
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Resignatus Geertjens on 30 August 2016. The text of the mourning card reads as follows: " Congregation of the Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
Decease Bro. Rogier Smolders.
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Rogier Smolders at the evening of 1st August 2016. The text of the mourning card reads as follows: " Congregation of the Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Mar
Meeting Preparatory Committee of OASIS 2017 on Monday 12, December 2016, at Emmaus Community, Maastricth.
Bro. Remy Nyukorong and Bro. Theodorus Riyanto are going to attend International Symposium in Rome, 25-27 November 2016. The theme is "Rethinking the Use and Management of Goods in Light of Apostolic life.
Bro. Martin Handoko (General Superior) will attend the International Meeting of USG in Rome, on Monday 22 November - 27 November 2016.
Meeting Preparatory Committee of OASIS 2017 on Wednesday 9 November 2016, at Emmaus Community, Maastricth.
Canonical Visitation to Malawi Province by Bro. Martin Handoko and Bro. Guido Sukarman, 1st October to 22nd October, 2016.
Joint meeting General Council and Provincial Council of The Netherlands on September 29, 2016, at Prins Bischopsingel 22, Maastricht
Joint meeting General Boards - Brothers CMM and Brothers FIC on September 15, 2016 at the Office of General Board of Brothers CMM in Tilburg, The Netherlands.