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

Feliz Natal

“Tanto amó Dios al mundo, que entregó a su Hijo único, para que quién crea en él no perezca, sino tenga vida eterna. Dios no envió a su Hijo al mundo para juzgar al mundo, sino para que el mundo se salve por medio de él”. (Jn 3,16-17) Muy queridos Miembros de los Institutos Seculares,
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

Last news from the United States. The Mountaineer

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

Secular Institutes in Malta: good news to discover

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.

Nueva directiva CONIS de Chile

En conformidad con los Estatutos de la CONIS de Chile, se ha realizado la elección de la nueva directiva para los años 2019-2022, resultado elegidos: Presidenta: Jimena Alliende (Hermanas de María de Schoenstatt) Vicepresidenta: Ana García (Siervas Seglares de Jesucristo Sacerdote) Directoras: Teresa Almarza (Compañía de San Pablo) y Beatriz Miranda (Obreras de la Cruz)

Summer number of the US Conference review

Dear Friends, Heart Speaks to Heart. This is the theme of our coming annual national meeting, obviously inspired by divine providence. Just a few days after our executive committee had chosen this theme, it was announced that Pope Francis had approved the canonization of John Henry Cardinal Newman. The cardinal’s motto was: Cor ad cor loquitor,