"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.
COMMITMENT TO THE MISSION OF OUR CONGREGATION. BR. GREGORIUS BAMBANG NUGROHO, FIC. The purpose of our call as Christians is two-fold: “to be with Jesus” and “to be delegated to spread the Good News". The first and main purpose is “to be with Him”; to “stay with the Lord”. As followers of Jesus, we encounter Him through prayers, meditation and contemplation. We meet Him when serving other human beings, and we unite with Him in sacraments, ....
Some events in Indonesia Province: On Friday July 1, 2016 at the chapel of Brothers FIC in Muntilan (Sint. Petrus Canisius Community), Bro. Frans Dwiyatno as a Provincial Superior of Indonesia Province admitted five novices to begin their canonical noviciate. This event was attended by many of our fellow brothers, friends, co-workers and families. Novices who were admitted to begin their noviciate were: ➢Fr. Deodatus Danang ➢Fr. Krisologos Pusrayan Dono ➢Fr. Stefanus Agus Faisal ➢Fr. Andrias ....
I AM CALLED, EDUCATED AND FORMED BY GOD. (By. Bro. Wensislaus Parut) My Family life I was born in Manggara, west Flores Island on 4th April 1981 to the family of Maria Rida and Thomas Agas, both of whom are farmers. I have two elder sisters and two younger brothers. I really love them. My father was a good person, humble, taciturn, always smiling and hard working. He died when I was in the fourth grade ....
SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS August 13 Lawrence Sitima (50), Gonzaga University, The Ministry Institute, 405 East Sinto, Spokane, WA 99202, 1849 U.S.A. 18 Martinus Handoko (65), Maastricht, Emmaus. September 06 Luis Munos Galleguillos (65), Talca, San Antonio. 07 Hans van Leeuwen (90), Maastricht, Bruss.str. Ludovicus. 18 Stephen Bangnabayi (50), Damongo October 10 Heribertus Triyanto (50), Pemalang. 15 Fabian Kuupille (60), Kaleo. 27 Rogier Smolders (95), Maastricht, Bruss.str.Ludovicus.
By Dr. Robert Stackpole, STD (Jan 23, 2016) Last week we began our reflections on Mary's role as "Mother of Mercy" by showing that she is the true "masterpiece" of God's mercy in the world, through the gift of her Immaculate Conception. But there is much more about Mary's merciful motherhood for us to explore. It's a mystery so deep that we have only just begun! ....
Herewith we present to you the third issue of IGC in 2016, which will inform you about the following: * Mercy: foundation of the Church’s life * Joint Meeting FIC - CB Sisters * FIC Jubilees July/August/September 2016 * News from Provinces: Ghana, Malawi and The Netherlands * Meeting General Superiors (USG) * Special Birthdays in the coming months
THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS. In Catholic churches and homes, one of the most popular images of Jesus is the image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is the image of God’s love revealed in the pierced heart of His Son. It is the symbol of a love that conquers sin and transcends death, the symbol of the One who loved us to the end. Love has always been associated with the heart, ....
Pope calls on religious to live vocation as a gift. (16/08/2014 11:17) SHARE: (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met on Saturday afternoon with Communities of Religious at the “School of Love” in Kkottongnae. Approximately 5000 male and female religious were present for the event. In his address, Pope Francis spoke about the “great variety of charisms and apostolates” represented by the religious. The Holy Father reflected on the words of the Psalm: “My flesh and ....
SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS August 13 Lawrence Sitima (50), Gonzaga University, The Ministry Institute, 405 East Sinto, Spokane, WA 99202, 1849 U.S.A. 18 Martinus Handoko (65), Maastricht, Emmaus. September 06 Luis Munos Galleguillos (65), Talca, San Antonio.
SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS June 06 Seregeous Dery (50), WA, Provincial House 06 Augustine Kubdaar (50), Sunyani 17 Gerard Hermans (85), Maastricht, Rooden Leeuw 25 Diomedes Marx (85), Maastricht, Bruss.str. Ludovicus July 06 Resignatus Geertjens (9
Decease Bro. Henk van Mierlo on 9 March 2016
The text of the mourning card reads as follows: "Congregation of the Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Mary 'The L
Decease Bro. Wladimir (Henk) van Heck on 11 March 2016
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Wladimir (Henk) van Heck in Malawi, this morning 11 March 2016.
Special Birthdays March, April, May 2016
SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS March 05 Frans Wils (75), Den Haag, Westeinde 29 Cosmas Kanmwaa (60), Tamale, St Vincent de Paul House April 13 Heribertus Sumardjo Bekti Kristana (65), Jakarta, Kembangan May 06 Avellinus Janssens (10
Congregational Conference 2016 and Formators meeting, on July 24 to August 6 at "Shalom" Retreat House in Bandungan, Ambarawa, Central Java, Indonesia.
Meeting General Council and Provincial Council of Indonesia Province on Tuesday 19 July 2016, at the Provincial House in Semarang, Indonesia.
Joint meeting General Councils Brthers "BHK" and Brothers FIC on July 15, 2016, at the Provincial house of Brothers "BHK" in Malang, Indonesia.
Meeting General Council and Provincial Council of Indonesia Province on Sunday 3 July 2016, at the Brothers-FIC community in Muntilan, Indonesia.
Recollection day of Emmaus Community (General Council community) on June 20, 2016 at Sint Jansens Klooster in Wahlwiller. The theme is "Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ".
Meeting of the OASIS Committee on June 10, 2016 at Emmaus community, Burgemeester Cortenstraat, in Maastricht.
A meeting of the OASIS Committee, May 2, 2016 at Emmaus community, Burgemeester Cortenstraat, Maastricht.
Joint meeting General Councils CB Sisters and Brothers FIC on May 19, 2016, at the office of CB Sisters, Maastricht.