"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.
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 ....
Holy Trinity calls us to solidarity with others, Pope says. Pope Francis greets the crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square during his Angelus address on August 9, 2015. Credit: © L'Osservatore Romano. By Ann Scneible. Vatican City, May 22, 2016 / 08:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The feast of the Holy Trinity is an invitation for us to commit to enriching our everyday relationships by promoting communion, consolation, and mercy, Pope Francis said during his weekly ....
ENCOUNTER OF THE TEMPORARY PROFESSED BROTHERS (TBBs) GHANA PROVINCE. 20TH – 21ST MAY, 2016. The TPBs of the Ghana Province had their weekend encounter from 20th – 21st May, 2016 at St. Louis Community of the Brothers FIC. In attendance were Brs. John Bosco Miilu, Francis Sarfo, Aaron Nee-eru, Joseph Kyoore, Nimorius Ganee, Alexander Kumson, Linus Delle and Irenius Nimbare. The encounter proper started on Saturday 21st May, 2016 at 8:20am with a prayer service organized and ....
FIC SPIRITUAL JOURNEY TO SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT. OASIS 2014-2015. COUNTING MY BLESSINGS. ''The act of counting one's blessings simply means gratitude''. I would like to share with you the fruits that I got in this special journey. I’m grateful to God for the wonderful experiences encountered during the Spiritual journey 2014. Firstly the ....
Un Poco de historia. 1966 - 2016 La Fundación Ludovico Rutten es el organismo mediante el cual la Congregación, apoya el desarrollo de sus actividades y las de otras instituciones en el país. El Objetivo fundamental que ha perseguido es contribuir al mejoramiento de la calidad de vida de las clases vulnerables, con una preocupación especial por la educación, la salud, la vivienda y la recreación. Al constituirse la Fundación en 1966, ....
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 (90), Maastricht – Bruss.str. Ludovicus 09 Romualdus Suyono (65), Semarang – Dr. Sutomo 10 Godfrey Debzie (60), Sunyani 17 Yohanes Sinu (50), Bekasi – Kampung Sawah August 13 Lawrence Sitima (50), Limbe – Formation House 18 Martinus Handoko (65), Maastricht - Emmaus
Pope Francis and a dream for Pentecost. By Sr. Joan L. Roccasalvo, C.S.J. * This Sunday, the Church brings to completion the Paschal Season by bestowing the Holy Spirit on us in the Liturgy, rich and beautiful. The Birthday of the Church On that first Pentecost morning two thousand years ago, the frightened apostolic community had already been huddled together for ten days awaiting the Holy Spirit. Jesus had promised to send them his Paraclete-Counselor and Advocate. ....
100th Anniversary of Bro. Avellinus Janssens Dear bothers and sisters, Today I am very honored to tell a story about a “superman” of the Congregation. Our beloved brother, Bro. Avellinus Janssens, the former General Superior, the predecessor of mine, has received a special gift of life, becoming 100 years of age, the first in the history of the Congregation. This is really an outstanding event of the Congregation. Therefore it is proper for us to celebrate ....
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
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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
Decease Bro. Kees (Cornelio) Joore on 12 January 2016
It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Kees Joore in Chile on 12 January 2016 at 21.15 local time. Bro. Kees (Cornelio) Joore Cornelis Maria He was born on 24 January 1932 in Schiedam (NL). He committed hi
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.
Meeting General Council, Tuesday 12 April 2016, Prins Bischopsingel - Maastricht. The main agenda item is the distant preparation for the Con-Con 2016 in Indonesia
Joint meeting General Boards - Brothers CMM and Brothers FIC on March 10, 2016 at Burgemeester Cortenstraat 26, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Joint meeting General Council and Provincial Council of The Netherlands on March 3, 2016, at Prins Bischopsingel 22, Maastricht
A meeting of the OASIS Committee, February 29, 2016 at Emmaus community in Burgemeester Cortenstraat, Maastricht