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Cayenne International Meeting
As I address this message to you, my thoughts are filled with the images of recent events. They make me spontaneously turn my gaze towards the Vatican window from where our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI had spoken many times to the crowds gathered at St. Peterís square during the eight years of his pontificate.
International Formation Assembly of District Superiors and Local Superiors
Mother Myriamís Message : Easter 2013
The faithful love of the Lord never ends!
His mercies never cease.
Great is his faithfulness;
his mercies begin afresh each morning.
Aspirant From Nigeria
Nkechi Maureen Peace Nwafuluibeya from Nigeria applied to become a Sister of St. Paul of Chartres here in Rome. She was looking for a Congregation to join in and came across this website, www.stpaulrome.com. She wrote Mother General and expressed her intention of becoming a Sister of St. Paul of Chartres. After a series of interview and online spiritual accompaniment she was sent to the Philippine Province for her initial stages of Formation.
SPC East Timor Opens Turiscai Mission House
SPC East Timor responded to the need of opening a mission house on one of the mountains of East Timor. This is a village of 7,900 inhabitants, 1,500 families, with eleven scattered villages all over the mountain. It is more than 300 kilometers away from the Dili City through rugged, narrow, winding, stony and mountainous terrain; often times inaccessible during rainy days. Read more
New Juniorate Building Inaugurated in East Timor
It is a wish, a desire, come true, and a prayer answered. With Mother Myriam and Council who were at the helm of the construction of the SPC Juniorate Building, Sr. Marie Bibianne and the Regional Council was able to have the Juniorate Formation House blessed and inaugurated for the Timorese Sisters last June 29, 2012. This is the first Juniorate House (among the Religious Congregation) here in Timor Leste. Read more ...
SPC Provinces, Districts and Regions Prepare for the General Chapter
The SPC Provinces, Districts and Regions in the five continents of the world are set for the preliminary work for the incoming 47th General Chapter this September 2013. With the Working Themes: You are the Salt of the earth, You are the Light of the world (Matthew 5:13-16), No servant is greater than his master (John 13:16) and In the service of the Gospel (1 Cor. 9.16) The preparation started in Cayenne, French-Guiana, the first mission country of SPC Congregation in 1727, where the SPC Major Superiors had the international meeting last June. Read Cayenne International Meeting
SPC Missionaries in the Holy Land
SPC Missionaries in Israel renewed their Vows of Consecration in Tel Aviv, Israel within the English-Hebrew Holy Mass. This bears witness to the Gospel of Jesus in their missionary ministry to the migrant workers and their Hebrew-speaking children. Read more...
Visitors in the Casa:
May 10 : Sr. Kathleen Neenan, Superior General of Sisters
of Charity of St. Paul, Selly Park, Birmingham,
April 25: St. John Lateran University Students
In-service Formation of District Superiors and Missionaries
The newly appointed Disrict Superiors of Haiti: Sr. Jacqueline Estama, Indonesia: Sr. Yovitha Daru and Central Africa: Sr. Rose Samedi are here in Rome for their Superiors' Formation Assembly from March 4 to 23, 2013.
Likewise, the missionaries for Levesville namely Sr. Agnes Lawrence Catalan (Philippines), Sr. Stella Hwang Mi Keong (Seoul, South Korea), Sr. Monique Francoise Ramarosoa (Madagascar) and Sr. Agnes Huynh Khiet( Danang, Vietnam) are undergoing their Missionary Formation and Community building here in the Generalate. The missionaries for Brazil, Sr. Victoria Hyun Soon Kang (Daegu, South Korea) and Sr. Suzanna Seon-mi Lee (daegu, South Korea), missionary for Chartres, France are also being prepared for their missionary assignments. They will be in the Generalate from March 4 to 31, 2013.
Mother General, her Council, the General Secretary and Econome are preparing them for these two assemblies.
25 January Juniors in Rome Renew Their Vows
The Juniors in Rome renew their vows at the Generalate Chapel. Monsignor Karel Kasteel was the main celebrant. He was assisted by Fr. Timothy Atkin, CICM Superior General and Spiritual Director of the Juniors. see more
2012 Visitors in the Generalate:
September: Bishop of Bangui, Republic of Central Africa and Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti
July 24 : Friends of St. Paul from Hongkong came to visit the Generalate. they were accompanied by Sr. Suzanne Kho and several priests.
October 16 : Our sisters from Switzerland who are making their pilgrimage here in Rome
22: Our sisters from the Philippines attending the canonization of St. Pedro Calungsod, the 2nd Filipino saint.
23: Bishop of Antique, Philippines and Medical Doctor from our hospital in the Maria Reyna Hospital, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
24: Our sisters from Japan
28: Dra. Pureza Onate and son, Dr. Jorge Mario Onate - Medical Director and doctor of Perpetual Succour Hospital in Cebu, Philippines see more
Pilgrimages: Monte Cassino, Subiaco and Sta. Maria Goretti in Netuno, Norscia and Sta. Rita Cascia
The Generalate Community had pilgrimages in these holy places:
* Monte Cassino, Subiaco and Norscia
* Sta. Maria Goretti in Netuno
* Sta. Rita in Cascia
These were the "3 Kings Wishes" during the celebration of the
epiphany this year. see more
Rome, Easter morning 2013
East Timor Update
Greetings of Joy and Thanksgiving
to our beloved Holy Father Pope Francis
With the pledge of our filial submission
and daily prayers for your Sacred Ministry
Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres
Message of Pope Francis to Union International Superior Generals (UISG)
Venerable and Dear Brother in the Episcopate,
I am happy to meet with you today and I wish to greet each one of you, thanking you for all that you do, so that consecrated life will always be a light on the path of the Church. Dear Sisters, first of all I thank dear Brother Cardinal Jo„o BrŠz de Aviz, for the words he addressed to me. Read more...
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