Building the future together – World Day od Migrants and Refugees

Building the future together – World Day od Migrants and Refugees

“In the future, no one should be excluded. We must bring to the center all those who live on the peripheries – all the peripheries, both physical and existential – where there are many migrants and refugees, displaced persons, and victims of trafficking.But what do you think it means to put the most vulnerable at…

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June 3rd- Ugandan martyrs

June 3rd- Ugandan martyrs

We celebrated the feast of the Ugandan martyrs today. St. Kisito was the youngest and was 13 y/o when he was killed in the late 1800’s. He was killed with 21 other boys and young men along with their catechist, St. Charles Lwanga. The parish of St. Kisito is in the Pagrinya Settlement and it…

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Towards the General Chapter – Discovering General Superiors

Towards the General Chapter – Discovering General Superiors

June has begun, in a few days the Chapter will start, and we wanted to do a little research to find out more about the Mothers General from Mother Cabrini onward. M. Francesca Saverio Cabrini 1880-1917: Foundress of the Institute and the first Mother General. It was she who decided to have a Chapter to…

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14 New Leaders for the ForMission Class of 2024

14 New Leaders for the ForMission Class of 2024

Also Srs. Alemenesh and Sr. Joseane MSC within the team A significant component of the RFC mission is to educate and strengthen formators in their ministry of formation. In keeping with our long legacy of professional preparation of formation ministers, this week we are excited to welcome 14 new leaders to the ForMission class of…

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Tailoring in Pagirinya Refugees Settlement, north Uganda

Tailoring in Pagirinya Refugees Settlement, north Uganda

Thanks to Sister Gloria Caixeta who sent us this beautiful story and these great pictures from Uganda. Last week a group of 24 women started a course in tailoring. Since the material arrived, but not the sewing machines, they searched for a way to utilize the time as best as possible. They took empty bags…

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Towards the General Chapter: Who participates in the General Chapter?

Towards the General Chapter: Who participates in the General Chapter?

The General Chapter is attended by the General Council, provincials, regionals and delegates elected at provincial chapters. In the early years of the Institute these were appointed in the communities, only later did they begin to be elected during provincial chapters.The Constitutions state: “The component members of the General Chapter are thus:ex officio: the Superior…

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John Baptist Scalabrini to be proclaimed a Saint

John Baptist Scalabrini to be proclaimed a Saint

It is with great joy that we share with you the news that the Holy Father, accepting the opinion of the cardinals gathered in assembly on May 17, has decreed that Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini will be venerated as a saint in the Church. The canonization ceremony will take place on a date to be…

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Waiting for Laudato Sì Week

Waiting for Laudato Sì Week

Laudato Sì Week has been celebrated for four years now. As always, starting with the encyclical written by Pope Francis in 2015, the Holy Father’s second one drafted in his third year of pontificate and which lays its foundation in St. Francis’ Canticle of the Creatures. Among the various initiatives organized for this week we…

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✧ Getting to know you – Sr. Shitaye Esayas MSC

✧ Getting to know you – Sr. Shitaye Esayas MSC

Tell us a bit about yourself and your family My name is Sr. Shitaye Esayas, and I am a Missionary Sister of Sacred Heart of Jesus. I was born in Abeshge in southern Ethiopia to my parents, Esayas Addise and Luciya Nuramo. I have 2 brothers and 5 sisters, and one of my brothers and…

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