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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Superior General reflects on Pope Francis

Apr 18, 2013   /   Around the Province

A New Pope, with a Vincentian Heart The following is a reflection on the recent election of Pope Francis by Fr. G. Gregory Gay,C.M., Superior General of the…

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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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The young and the not so young

Apr 14, 2013   /   Around the Province

A few news notes for the Eastern Province… Seminary Alumni Reunion St. Joseph’s Preparatory Seminary Alumni Association has finalized the date of the reunion of the former students…

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St. Lazare Retreat House Closing

Apr 04, 2013   /   Around the Province

After 60 years of Vincentian service St. Lazare Retreat House will close on July 31, 2013. On Thursday, March 28th, Fr. Vincent O’Malley, CM, the Director of St.…

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Fr. Levesque ‘Community Advocate Of The Year’

Mar 29, 2013   /   Around the Province

Niagara USA Chamber Tabs Father Levesque ‘Community Advocate Of The Year’ The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, president of Niagara University, was presented with the Community Advocate of the…

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Pope to priests – “Go to outskirts”

Mar 28, 2013   /   Around the Province

During the Chrism Mass Pope Francis  asked priests to go to the “outskirts,” where they are most needed.  Words reminiscent of Frederic “Let us go to the poor”.…

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