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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.
ENCYCLICAL LETTER LUMEN FIDEI OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF FRANCIS TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS CONSECRATED PERSONS AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON FAITH. [Download PDF version] 1. The light of faith: this is how the Church’s tradition speaks of the great gift brought by Jesus. In John’s Gospel, Christ says of himself: “I have come as light into the world, that whoever believes in me may not remain in darkness” (Jn 12:46). Saint Paul uses the same image: “God who said ‘Let light shine out of ....
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Consecrated Life, I am writing to you as the Successor of Peter, to whom the Lord entrusted the task of confirming his brothers and sisters in faith (cf. Lk 22:32). But I am also writing to you as a brother who, like yourselves, is consecrated to God. Together let us thank the Father, who called us to follow Jesus by fully embracing the Gospel and serving the Church, and poured into our hearts the Holy Spirit, the source of our ....
O Virgin Immaculate, Mother of God and my Mother, from thy sublime height turn upon me thine eyes of pity. Filled with confidence in thy goodness and knowing full well thy power, I beseech thee to extend to me thine assistance in the journey of life, which is so full of danger for my soul. And in order that I may never be the slave of the devil through sin, but may ever live ....
CONGREGATION FOR INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE AND SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE REJOICE! A letter to consecrated men and women A message from the teachings of Pope Francis ________________________________________ “I want to say one word to you and this word is joy. Wherever consecrated people are, there is always joy!”. Pope FRANCIS
"In addition to contemplating God's face, we can also praise him and glorify him, like the shepherds who came away from Bethlehem with a song of thanksgiving after seeing the Child and his young mother" Vatican City, January 02, 2015 (Zenit.org) | 1830 hits Here below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' homily given Jan. 1, the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Today we are reminded of the words ....
January 2015 07 Lo Koeleman (75) - Maastricht-Prins Bisschopsingel 25 Yohanes Wiryasumarta (75) - Semarang-Dr.Sutomo February 2015 10 Yosaphat Sukosuwito (75) - Tumbang Titi 26 Cajetanus Wijarsaatmadja (75) - Semarang-Wisma Bernardus 28 Felicio Gyeyir (50) - Tamale-St Vincent de Paul House 28 Jos Bom (65) - Maastricht-Rooden Leeuw March 2015 10 Fabian Bezel (50) - Kaleo 13 Wim Luiten (65) - Maastricht-Rooden Leeuw 19 Marianus Sumardiyana Martoseputro (75) - Bara
2014 - No. 6 (December). Dear Brothers, We present to you the last issue of IGC in 2014. In it you will find the following: * Christmas Message * The Vincentian Message: Elements from the Perspective of the Vincentian Charism * Working Visit to Chile: a Personal Experience * Report Oasis 2014 Encounter, Wahlwiller * Canonical Visitation to Ghana * Joint Meeting of General Council with PCN * News from Provinces Chile and Indonesia * In Memoriam: Bro. Nicholas Zumanaa * Special Birthdays in the coming months.
TWU Core Values Statement Series No. 3 (February 5, 2000) Summary WHAT IS SERVANT-LEADERSHIP? • At the heart of Trinity Western University's mission is developing godly Christian leaders. TWU strives to teach and to embody the pattern of servant-leadership exemplified by Jesus Christ. Jesus explained to his followers that their practice of leadership was to be distinctly different than the self-seeking, self-serving, and domineering style of leadership often found in the world: "Whoever would be ....
S P E C I A L B I R T H D A Y S January 2015 07 Lo Koeleman (75) - Maastricht-Prins Bisschopsingel 25 Yohanes Wiryasumarta (75) - Semarang-Dr.Sutomo
Maastricht, 15 January 2015 Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Oscar Gem. He has been called by God on Wednesday evening 14 January around 8.30 pm. We offer our condolences to the Ghana Province and his famil
Ziekencommunique van broeder Humbertus en broeder Aloysio.
Beste broeders, beste geassocieerden, Hierbij ontvangt u het ziekencommunique van broeder Humbertus en broeder Aloysio: Broeder Humbertus Willemsen is vrijdagochtend 12 december omstreeks 3.00 uurâ€™s ochtends opgenomen in het ziekenhuis. Hij had het
The arrangements for the funeral and burial of late Bro. Nicholas Zumanaa, FIC.
Fraternal greetings from the Provincial Council (PC) to you all in your respective communities and apostolates. I assume that you are all aware by now of the untimely demise of our brother - Bro. Nicholas Zumanaa, FIC as the sad news was immediately re
Early this morning today, 29 October 2014, at 00:30, our beloved Brother Nicolas Zumanaa, passed away. "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in me, though he die, yet shall live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die." (Jesus
A Seminar for Formators of Institutes of Consecrated Life, at the Ergife Palace Hotel, via Aurelia 619, 00165 Rome, from the 8th till the 11th of April 2015. Bro. Raphael intents to joint with this seminar. (a presentative of the GC)
Committee of Reflective document.
Meeting of Reflective document Committee at Roncalli, Salatiga, Indonesia; January 11-18, 2015.
OASIS 2014, FIC-Journey to Spiritual Enrichment, Wahlwiller-The Netherlands, 20 November - 18 December 2014.
7th meeting preparation OASIS 2014, November 11, 2014, at Burgemeester Cortenstraat/Emmaus Community, Maastricth.
Meeting of General Council of the Brothers FIC and Provincial Council of the Netherlands, November 6, 2014 at Prins Bisschopsingel, Maastricht.
Four brothers who are going to make their orientation visit to Chile, will leave for Chile from Amsterdam, 30th September 2014.
Meeting FAC (Financial Advisory Committee), September 10, 2014 at Prins Bisschopsingel, Maastricht.