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NUNTIA – Panama status change

Apr 14, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

The March issue of NUNTIA, the monthly news bulletin of the General Curia of the Congregation of the Mission, features a story on the upgrade of Eastern Province’s Panama…

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Holtschneider support for immigration reform

Apr 18, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Our confrere Dennis H. Holtschneider, President of DePaul University sent cmeast an explanation of why he and other university Presidents call for the passage of immigrantion legislation. (The…

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Challenge grant supports CM ministries

Apr 23, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Fr. Miles Heinen writes of an opportunity of a matching grant to support the works of the Congregation of the Mission. Join in the move to increase our…

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A layman for now – Frederic Ozanam

Apr 24, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

During this 200th anniversary of Blessed Fredric Ozanam, founder of the Vincent dePaul Society, some might find it interesting to read his biography “A Layman for Now”. It was…

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Feast – Translation of the Relics of St. Vincent

Apr 26, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Today we observe the memorial of Translation of Relics of St. Vincent de Paul. “Translation” is a bit of jargon from our French roots. It refers to the the solemn transfer (or “translation”) of the relics of Saint Vincent to their new home in the chapel of the mother house in Paris. For more history visit the Vincentian Encyclopedia.

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Superior General with the Pope

Apr 29, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

John Maher CM tells of the phone call Fr. Gregory Gay received inviting him to celebrate the Eucharist with Pope Francis. — The message was sudden and startling.…

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Oldest Vincentian returns to God

Apr 30, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Rev. Peter D. Goldbach, C.M. 1911 – 2013 It is with sadness that we announce the death of Fr. Peter Goldbach, C.M.  With his rosary in hand, he died…

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William Gormley, CM RIP

May 02, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Rev. William J. Gormley, C.M. 1922 – 2013 Fr. William Gormley, C.M. died peacefully at 7:45 a.m., today, May 2, 2013, at St. Catherine’s Infirmary in Germantown. While…

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Bishop’s farewell to Fr. Goldbach

May 11, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

+David M. O’Connell, C.M. – Homily at Peter Goldbach’s Mass of the Resurrection I am so very grateful to our provincial, Father Michael Carroll for his kind and gracious…

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Fr. Levesque’s final NU commencement (video)

May 14, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., spoke during Niagara University’s second undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11. It was the final graduating class that he will address…

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A Vincentian Pentecost in Paris

May 21, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Everybody is convinced something very special and very good is happening in Paris these days. Toma Zelinski of Poland reports (with  an echo of Pentecost)….Sunday, May 19, 2013…

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Vincentian Collaborators at rue du Bac

May 21, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

From Thomas Zielinski … Participants of Vincentian Family Collaborative Action Program (VFCAP) gathered in the Chapel of Our Lady of Miraculous Medal, Rue du Bac, Paris on Tuesday…

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Prayer request for Steve Denig

May 21, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

A Vincentian Family request for prayers… Fr. Steve Denig, C.M. is experiencing declining health.  He remains under the care of the nursing staff at St. Catherine’s Infirmary, Philadelphia,…

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+ Fr. Steve Denig

May 22, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

I have just learned that he died late this afternoon. Please keep him, his family and friends in your prayers! Funeral details will will be posted as soon…

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Vincentian Family prayer request

May 23, 2013   /   Around the Province, News and Events

Frs. John and Jim Maher, CM request the prayers of confreres and members of the Vincentian family for their brother-in-law Bill Chambers, married to their sister Mary Beth…

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