La UISG – Unione Internazionale delle Superiori Generali  ha lanciato un video messaggio invitando ad una giornata di preghiera in tutto il mondo il giorno 22 marzo, per tutte le persone direttamente colpite dal COVID19. Come presidenza della CMIS abbiamo deciso di aderire ed invitiamo anche tutti gli Istituti membri della nostra Conferenza a unirsi

Letter of the Prefect of CIVCSVA

In this very special Lent, and in light of the pandemic that is devastating our lives, Card. João Braz de Aviz and Archbishop José Rodríguez Carballo, OFM, are close to all consecrated men and women with a letter inviting us to intensify our prayer, but also not to miss offering concrete signs of closeness, respecting

Excellent news from Asia

ACSI Newsletter – December 2019 Dear Friends, Warm greetings of peace to you. May our Lord grant us the grace in this Advent season to prepare our hearts for his coming in and “pitching his tent” in our life. This is the first time a newsletter is being circulated among the members in the Asian
« Ce temps que nous vivons n’est pas seulement une époque de changements,  mais un changement d’époque. » (Pape François) « Le Bureau de la CNISF vous souhaite un très Joyeux Noël et vous adresse tous ses vœux de Bonne et heureuse année 2020 ! » Depuis notre dernière lettre, l’Assemblée de Lourdess’est déroulée. La participation des laïcs de chaque diocèse
Feliz Navidad

Frohe weihnachten

“So sehr hat Gott die Welt geliebt, daβ er seinen eingeborenen Sohn dahingegeben hat, damit jeder, der an ihn glaubt, nicht verlorengehe, sondern ewiges Leben habe. Denn Gott hat den Sohn nicht in die Welt gesandt, damit er die Welt richte, sondern damit die Welt durch ihn gerettet werde.” (Jo 3, 16 – 17) Sehr
Il 28 novembre 2019 rimarrà una data memorabile per gli Istituti secolari di tutto il mondo! Alle 9.30 la Presidenza della CMIS (Jolanta, Elba e Margherita), con il suo Segretario Pierre e l’incaricata per le attività della segreteria Chiara, hanno incontrato Papa Francesco nella sua Biblioteca privata. Dopo una chiara presentazione degli Istituti nei vari
Dear Friends, As the leaves turn golden and ruby and the winds become brisk and filled with the aroma of fall (at least here in Nebraska), my thoughts turn to some of my favorite feasts, that of All Saints and All Souls. These are the day when the Church remembers and celebrates the unsung heroes
The Maltese Council of Secular Institutes is composed of 5 Secular Institutes: The Company of St Ursula Secular Institute of St Angela Merici; the Piccola Famigia Francescana Institute; the Spigolatrici della Chiesa; the Unione Carmelitana Francescana and the Volonteers of Don Bosco. The first meeting of the Council was 30 years ago on the 5th
Theme:  SI-­P: RESPONDING WITH THE YOUTH TO THE CALL TO HOLINESS Held in the St. Joseph Retreat House, Bustillos Street, Sampaloc, Manila from 23 August to 26 2019,  the 4th Secular Institutes-Philippines (SIP) National Assembly brought in 25 participants  from 9 institutes. These are the Associates of Notre Dame (AND), Secular Institutes of the Daughters St. Anne (SIDSA), Fils de Notre Dame de Vie (FNDV),

Entry into Life of a great figure of India

Faithful Unto Death Someone has said, ‘A beautiful soul cannot be forgotten.’  This is true of Ms Crescy John who passed away peacefully on the morning of September 4, 2019 in Pune at the age of 87.  Many would have heard about her but a few really would have known her for what she was.