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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.
Mary the Blessed Virgin. (taken from Cahtolic Online) The Mother, of God, Mother of Jesus, wife of St. Joseph, and the greatest of all Christian saints. The Virgin Mother was, after her Son, exalted by divine grace above all angels and men. Mary is venerated with a special cult, called by St. Thomas Aquinas, hyperdulia, as the highest of God’s creatures. The principal events of her life are celebrated as liturgical feasts of the universal ....
To be honest is to be real, genuine, authentic, and bona fide. To be dishonest is to be partly feigned, forged, fake, or fictitious. Honesty expresses both self-respect and respect for others. Dishonesty fully respects neither oneself nor others. Honesty imbues lives with openness, reliability, and candor; it expresses a disposition to live in the light. Dishonesty seeks shade, cover, or concealment. It is a disposition to live partly in the dark." — William J. Bennett, The Book of ....
CIRCULAR LETTER No. 04/2015/08. 1.0 INTRODUCTION Please accept greetings from the Provincial’s office, Wa. It is our hope and prayer that this circular letter finds you all still doing fine in your respective communities and apostolates during this Eastertide. This circular letter is aimed at updating you with information of relevance in the life of the Province since the last issue. 2.0 FUNERAL RITES AND BURIAL OF THE LATE BRO. OSCAR NAAPEULMWAN GEM ....
Force of Kindness. by Sharon Shalzberg. Many of us long for an underlying sense of meaning, something we can still believe in no matter what happens to us, a navigational force to pull all the disparate pieces of our lives together into some kind of whole. Perhaps we find ourselves feeling helpless when even a little too much of the unexpected occurs, defenseless when we find we don’t have control over a situation and can’t ....
Pope's Homily to New Priests on 52nd World Day of Prayer for Vocations. "Always keep in mind the example of the Good Shepherd, who came not to be served, but to serve" Below is a translation of Pope Francis' homily today, the fourth Sunday of Easter and the 52nd World Day of Pray for the Vocations's Mass, at this morning's Mass in St. Peter's Basilica: *** Dear brothers, These, our sons, were called the order of presbyter. We ....
Pope: Exodus at heart of 2015 World Day for Vocations. (Vatican Radio) “’Exodus’ is at the heart of vocation…our response to the vocation God gives us:” that’s what Pope Francis says in his Message for this year’s World Day of Prayer for Vocations celebrated Sunday 26 April. Recalling the biblical exodus from slavery in Egypt and, “ the origins of the amazing love story between God and his people,” Pope Francis calls the faithful to “decisively” turn their lives to ....
Pope Francis' Message for World Youth Day: "Have the courage to be happy". (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has told young people to “have the courage to be happy” in his Message for the 30th World Youth Day, which will be celebrated in dioceses around the world on Palm Sunday. It is the last diocesan World Youth Day before next year’s International World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, in July. In his Message, Pope Francis continues his ....
Unemployment of fresh graduate students. Fresh graduate students are the people who expected to be ready to work in industrial world and to become a professional in the world of work. However, it has been calculated in 2010, that there were 2,5 million of Indonesia people entering the world of work every year, some of them are the bachelors who have graduated from the universities. The fact has been shown to us that ....
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Roelof van Grinsven on 21 April 2015. The text of the mourning card reads as follows: Congregation of the Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Mary
Special Birthdays of March - May 2015: SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS. March 2015. 10 Fabian Bezel (50) Kaleo 13 Wim Luiten (65) Maastricht-Rooden Leeuw 19 Marianus Sumardiyana Martoseputro (75) Boro
Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to inform you about the passing away of Bro. Hein Gilsing on 16 March 2015. The text of the mourning card reads as follows: Congregation of the Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Mary 'The
Decease Bro. Piet Neggers - firstname.lastname@example.org - Gmail Maastricht, March 4, 2015 Dear Brothers, It is our sad duty to announce to you the passing away of Bro. Piet Neggers on 2 March 2015 in Maastricht. Herewith we send you the text of the
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
Meeting of General Council,May 6, 2015 at Prins Biscchopsingel 22, Maatricht, The Netherlands.
Meeting of OASIS committee, April 24, 2015, at Emmaus community house, Burgemeester Cortenstraat 26, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Meeting of General Council, April 21, 2015 at Prinsbisschopsingel 22, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Joint meeting General Councils of FIC and SPM on April 29, 2015 at Prins Bisschopsingel, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Joint meeting General Councils of FIC and CMM on April 23, 2015 at Prins Bisschopsingel, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Meeting of General Council, March 31, 2015 at Prins Bisschopsingel, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
GC and PCN meeting
Meeting of General Council of the Brothers FIC and Provincial Council of the Netherlands, March 19, 2015 at Prins Bisschopsingel, Maastricht.
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.