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25/06/2019: General House
Brothers and lay people living together in community - A visit to the mixed community of Giugliano
(FMS Champagnat) On Saturday 8th of June, Agnes Reyes, Pep Buetas and Raúl Amaya of the Secretariat of the Laity, together with counsellors Brother Sylvain Ramandimbiarisoa and Joao Carlos do Prado, visited the mixed community of Giugliano, in Naples, Italy.
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25/06/2019: South Africa
Br. Norbert Mwila - Provincial of Southen Africa
(FMS Champagnat) After studying the results of the consultation taken place in the province, the General Council appointed Brother Norbert Mwila as superior of the Province of South Africa for a second term of three years.
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24/06/2019: Italy
Dreaming new ways of collaboration as Marists in the future - Meeting of the 4 branches of the Marist Family in Manziana
(FMS Champagnat) The four Superiors General and members of their councils gathered at Manziana, close to Rome, from 20 to 22 June
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23/06/2019: General House
Marist Notebooks 37 - International Commission of Spiritual Patrimony
(FMS Champagnat) Issue 37 of Marist Notebooks is the last one to be prepared by the Patrimony Commission appointed by Brother Emili Turú. We have not attempted to shape an issue around a specific theme. Nevertheless, in the four articles on Marist origins, two of the authors, working quite independently of each other, chose the same image of the forge to describe how Marcellin was shaped by St Francis de Sales and by his formation in the Seminary of St Irenée.
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23/06/2019: France
Walking the paths of Champagnat - The Marist group
(FMS Champagnat) This year, as the group celebrated the 40th anniversary of its creation (1979), 26 members wanted to make a pilgrimage to the Hermitage and the Marist places to know better the life and work of Father Champagnat.
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22/06/2019: Spain
Collaboration and connections in Europe - Meeting of the European Council for the Mission
(FMS Champagnat) From the 10th to the 12th of June a meeting took place in Barcelona, consisting of the members of the European Council of the Marist Mission (MEC)
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21/06/2019: New Zealand
Br. John Hazelman - New Superior of the Pacific District
(FMS Champagnat) June 17, Brother Ernesto Sánchez, Superior General, sent a letter to the Brothers of the Pacific District announcing to them the appointment of Brother John Hazelman as the next Superior of the District, for a period of three years. Brother John will replace Brother David McDonald, leader of the District for the last six years and the last provincial of New Zealand. The change of leadership will take place on December 12, during the next District Chapter.
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21/06/2019: Greece
Marist Educational Mission in Athens - The Marists of Greece celebrate the feast of Saint Marcellin Champagnat and remember Brother Henri Vergès
(FMS Champagnat) 350 Marists from Greece celebrated the feast of Saint Marcellin Champagnat on June 8, in the Marist college of Néa Smyrni in Athens.
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20/06/2019: Guatemala
100 years! - Brother Zósimo Pérez Mañueco
(FMS Champagnat) Brother Zósimo was born on 19 June 1919 in Valladolid, Spain. So, this week he celebrated 100 years of life with a function held in his honour in the Champagnat Residence in Guatemala, with brothers attending from all the communities of the country.
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19/06/2019: General House
June 20: World Day of Refugees and Migrants - The call of the XXII General Chapter asks us to be present among those excluded and displaced
(FMS Champagnat) June 20 is World Day of Refugees. At this moment in time, there are almost 25,4 million refugees at international level, more than half being less than 18 years old, according to the United Nations.
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19/06/2019: General House
Working together on strategies for Marist life and mission - The General Council meets with the directors of the Secretariats and Departments of the General Administration
(FMS Champagnat) As has now become the norm, during one week of the plenary session of the General Council, 10 – 14 June, the directors of the Secretariats and Departments of the General Administration participated in meetings of the Council in order to increase collaboration in implementing the initiatives of the del General Administration’s Strategic Plan for Animation, Leadership and Government.
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18/06/2019: General House
Br. Ángel Diego García Otaola - Director of the Secretariat of Solidarity
(FMS Champagnat) Br. Ernesto Sánchez, with his Council, has appointed Br. Ángel Diego, from the Province of Mediterránea, as the first Director of the Secretariat of Solidarity.
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17/06/2019: United States
International Congress of the International Office of Catholic Education (OIEC) - Marist projects and educational works mentioned as an example of best practices
(FMS Champagnat) The Director of the Secretariat of Education and Evangelisation, Br Carlos Alberto Rojas, represented the Institute at the International Congress of the OIEC (International Office of Catholic Education) that was held from 5 to 8 June at Fordham University, New York.
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15/06/2019: Cuba
Community Lavalla200> Holguín - The Community "Montagne" takes part in the Course for Inculturation into Cuban life
(FMS Champagnat) For one week, at the beginning of June, those involved in the international community of Holguín, as part of the Project Lavalla200>, took part, in Havana, in a course of organized Inculturation for the Cuban Conference of Religious.
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14/06/2019: Mexico
25 years living in fraternity - CMMF: Champagnat Fraternity of the city of Irapuato
(FMS Champagnat) On the 1st June, 23 members of the Champagnat Fraternity of the Champagnat Movement of the Marist Family of Irapuato, Mexico, lived an experience "around the same table" with brothers and lay Marists. They thanked God with a Eucharistic celebration for the 25 years of life in fraternity.
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13/06/2019: Argentina
Governance, Management and Pastoral leadership of the Marist Province of Cruz del Sur - Meeting of the Executive team, legal officers and School leaders
(FMS Champagnat) A meeting of the Executive team, legal officers and School leaders from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay was held from 29 to 31 May in the Champagnat College of Buenos Aires, Argentina. More than 80 people attended.
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12/06/2019: Côte dIvoire
District of West Africa - Marist Cote d’Ivoire celebrates 50 years
(FMS Champagnat) The celebration of 1st June in Bouaké has been a memorial, a shared Sacrament filled with music and dance, of happiness and colour that are only possible in Africa. A vibrant memory of dedicated lives, capable of moving mountains.
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11/06/2019: Thailand
Receiving support and inspiration to continue the mission - Marist leaders from 8 countries of the district of Asia met in Bangkok
(FMS Champagnat) The gathering was a time of fraternal sharing that helps the brothers to keep alive the Marist spirit of the District presents in 8 different countries of Asia: China, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Thailand, Philippines and Sri Lanka.
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11/06/2019: Spain
240 Marist educators took part in the formation offered by the Gregorian - Evaluation meeting of the e-learning course for the prevention of sexual abuse
(FMS Champagnat) To date, in addition to those trained at the Gregorian itself, 240 Marist educators from 12 countries have participated in this training.
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10/06/2019: Vietnam
New Horizons for Disadvantaged Youth - English skills & leadership training for 7,000 children and young people in Quoc Oai
(FMS Champagnat) The Marist International Solidarity Foundation (FMSI) and Australian Marist Solidarity (AMS) are working in partnership to co-fund a transformative project in Vietnam: New Horizons for Disadvantaged Youth.
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09/06/2019: Peru
Province of Santa María de los Andes - Meeting of Provincial Commissions
(FMS Champagnat) From the 20th until the 24th of May there took place in Lima, Peru, the Meeting of the Commissions for Vocations, Solidarity, Spirituality and the Laity, with representatives of the three Sectors from the Province of Santa María de los Andes.
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08/06/2019: Brazil
Facilitating the process of integration of immigrant children - Marists of Brazil promotes a project to help to the most vulnerable
(FMS Champagnat) The Marists of Brazil, joined with the Consolata Parish and the Institute of Migration and Human Rights to create "Project of Migrant Children and Human Rights", aided by the Marist Union of Brazil, the Province of Brazil Sul-Amazonia, the Marist Centre for the Defence of the Children and Avesol.
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07/06/2019: Spain
New Provincial Strategic Plan - The Marists of Mediterránea restate their network with eight action scenarios
(FMS Champagnat) The Technical Commission of the Marists of Mediterránea met together last month, in May, to review the format and content of the new Provincial Strategic Plan which will cover the next six years of its activity (2019-2024) in Lebanon, Syria, Italy and Spain.
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06/06/2019: Spain
L'Hermitage Province - Four day Provincial Forum
(FMS Champagnat) A hundred people from the whole Province shared their experiences and aspirations in Notre-Dame de l'Hermitage, from the 13th to the 16th of May.
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05/06/2019: South Korea
From the Chungju Community in Korea - A House for Mentally Challenged Children and Young People Wishing to Learn a Trade
(FMS Champagnat) The 22nd General Chapter calls us to accompany the marginalized children and youth of the world, and this is what the Marist Community in Chungju, South Korea has been doing for thirty years.
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04/06/2019: United States
Marist Youth Mission Conference 2019 - More than 150 young people from the United States, Canada and Mexico gathered in New York
(FMS Champagnat) More than 150 young people from the Provinces of the United States, Canada and Mexico Occidental attended the 2019 Marist Youth Mission Conference from 24 to 27 May at Esopus (New York).
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03/06/2019: Brazil
Campaign for Children Reaches 20 million People - Marist video encourages children’s self-defense against sexual violence
(FMS Champagnat) The Marist Center for the Defense of Children (Brazil Centro-Sur) reported the release of the eleventh video of the “Defend Yourself”, Campaign promoting children’s self-defense against sexual violence.
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03/06/2019: Philippines
Twelve new Brothers will begin their first year of formation in July - MAPAC concluded its year of formation
(FMS Champagnat) Nine Brothers from the Marist Centre of Asia-Pacific (MAPAC) concluded their year of formation 2018 - 2019. Three Brothers finished their second year, while six concluded their first.
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02/06/2019: Philippines
Marist spirituality in the workplace - A Formation opportunity for Personnel of Notre Dame Kidapawan College
(FMS Champagnat) The Integrated Basic Education Department (IBED) of Notre Dame of Kidapawan College convened about Seventy (70) personnel for a Seminar Workshop on Marist Spirituality in the Workplace on May 21, 2019.
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01/06/2019: General House
Why have hundreds of thousands of Christians been persecuted? - The century of martyrs
(FMS Champagnat) Today I want to present and invite people to read another book that has caught my attention: El siglo de lost mártires, Ediciones Encuentro 2019. The original was published in Italian in 2000.
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