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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.
We opened our day with our morning prayer at 07.40 in the morning. The theme was “There is still one thing lacking”. In his introduction, Lawrence said that we are called to give Jesus Christ practical priority by following the Commandements joyfully. Our focus dhould be on the need to seek growth in spirit not perfection. He also invited us to pray that God may grant us grace to faithfully live our OASIS ....
“The desert is now blooming, rejoicing and laughing” Dear Sister and Brothers, The four weeks of the OASIS Encounter, which started on November 20th , is coming to its end today. I do hope that the weariness of your body, soul, heart and mind, which you might have brought from your home province to this OASIS in Wahlwiller, now starts blooming, rejoicing and laughing as ....
GOALS Setting. All too soon, OASIS 2014, here in Wahlwiller is getting to a close; when participants, facilitators and other members will miss one another in this exciting and spirit filled encounter. Indeed, it had been an encounter that provided a welcome rest, a place to stop, to nourish the body and soul and to renew strength and insight for the way forward. Personally, I have the belief that my life as ....
OASIS 2014, 15th - 16th December Report. On the 15th of December, the day started with our usual morning prayer led by the Chile province at 7:40 am, this was followed by breakfast. At 9:00am we started the day’s programme which centred on the topic LIFE IN REVIEW. But before the facilitator went ahead to deliver his inputs, he recalled some of the themes that we had reflected on for the past weeks, for example ....
Pilgrimage in the foot steps of our Founders. Thursday, December 11, 2014. We opened our day with our morning prayer with the theme, “the spirit of our founders”. It was led by Bro. Frans Wils. On this morning prayer he invited us to colour a picture of our founders, Mgr. Rutten and Bro. Bernard, with a deep attention and sense of closeness with them. After we made some preparation, we went to de Beyart ....
FROM THE EDITOR. This is the second issue of the Congregational magazine of the Brothers FIC. We sincerely thank those readers who supported and encouraged us and further gave some suggestions to improve the quality of the magazine. We are open to your remarks and suggestions and we are committed to making this magazine more and more interesting and closser to you. We hope that this second issue will be more satisfying to all our readers. As a precursor to the 175th anniversary of the founding of the FIC Congregation, ....
Friday, December 12, 2014. The athmosphere of the OASIS, was like some days before. It was cold and misty for the sun was still hiding somewhere. The temperature outside was around 7- 80C but it became colder because of the wind. However, all the participants of the OASIS seem to be warm because of the spirit that was moving inside. We began our day sharp at 07.45 by morning prayer led by Bro. Emmanuel from ....
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 uur ’s ochtends opgenomen in het ziekenhuis. Hij had het benauwd, was kortademig en gaf aan pijn op de borst te hebben. Hij was er ernstig aan toe en bleek een astma cardiale te hebben, een overbelasting van het hart doordat er zich vocht achter de longen ophoopt. Nadat hij flink ontwatert was zakte ook de ergste benauwdheid. ....
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
SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS November 2014 07 Frans School (70), Maastricht (Emmaus) 10 Noud Fonken (80), Maastricht (Rooden Leeuw) 13 Nico Brunott (85), Maastricht (Overkant) 21 Remy Nyukorong (50), Maastricht (Emmaus) 27 Roland Heeren (80), Maastricht (Ludov
Bro. Yos Baskoro.
Gisteren heeft br. Yos Berkemeijer een operatie aan een liesbreuk moeten ondergaan. De operatie is goed verlopen, voor rust en herstel verblijft hij nu wel nog enkele dagen op De Beyart. We wensen hem veel beterschap toe.
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.
Canonical Visitation to Ghana, Bros. Martin Handoko and Guido S.: 21 September - 31 October 2014