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13/12/2019: Italy
First Anniversary of the Beatification in Oran - Diocese of Rome remembers the martyrs of Algeria
(FMS Champagnat) One year has passed since the beatification of the martyrs of Algeria in Oran on December 8, 2018, among whom is our Brother Henri Vergès who was the first of the group to be killed.
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12/12/2019: Philippines
The beginning of the Marist life - 10 Marist Postulants arrive to MAPAC
(FMS Champagnat) On Monday 26 August ten postulants from Timor-Leste, all in their early twenties, arrived at the Marist Asia Pacific Centre (MAPAC) in Manila. The postulants began the process of settling into life in their new home in the Lorenzo Fraternity.
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10/12/2019: General House
When the Spirit Sings, the Dance of Mission begins. Join in? - International Communities for a New Beginning
(FMS Champagnat) The Department of Collaboration for Mission, International (Cmi) is organising the next preparation program for candidates for the International Communities for a New Beginning, which will take place from 21 April to 25 June 2020 in Europe.
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09/12/2019: Cambodia
Building bridges in Takhmao - Opening of the Lavalla Village
(FMS Champagnat) On November 21 LaValla Village – a complex of 17 buildings for secondary students, in Cambodia, was incorporated to the Lavalla School which is a Primary education facility for students with physical disabilities and are mainly from the rural provinces where they are excluded from education.
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07/12/2019: Spain
Community Leaders, Bridge Builders - Formation Program for Community Leaders in Europe
(FMS Champagnat) From 20 November to 12 December, a group of 15 Brothers are attending a formation course on community leadership organised by the General Council at El Escorial (Spain), led by the formation team from Manziana and the Secretariat of Brothers Today.
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06/12/2019: Spain
“A New Horizon for my Neighbourhood” - Marist social projects celebrate 25 years of work among the poor of Huelva
(FMS Champagnat) An average of 450 persons – youth, low-income families and migrants, receive help every year through the association, A New Horizon for my Neighbourhood.
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05/12/2019: Chile
Marist Life in Chile - Faced with a Crisis, Marist Schools Respond
(FMS Champagnat) During the last few weeks, with Chile immersed in a social crisis, Marist schools have continued in their role of forming good citizens by providing various opportunities for reflection.
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04/12/2019: General House
Coordinators of Province Volunteering - International Network created to promote the Marist Volunteers
(FMS Champagnat) From the 25 to the 30 of November, approximately 40 Brothers and Laity will participate in the first World Assembly of the Coordinators of Province Volunteering (CPVs). During this encounter, the Network of the CPVs was inaugurated.
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03/12/2019: Spain
Looking back the path followed in Marist Zambia - 50th anniversary of the Castilla mission in Africa
(FMS Champagnat) Five decades ago, four Spanish Brothers from the once Province of Castilla (today part of Compostela Province) chose to go to Zimbabwe (antes Rhodesia) in 1969, and later in 1973, join the newly created Marist Sector of Zambia.
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02/12/2019: Peru
Helping the new “Montagnes” of Fr. Champagnat - Marists promote the construction of schools in the outer suburbs
(FMS Champagnat) In line with the call of the General Chapter to “be present among the children on the margins of the world”, the Group of Lay Marists of Champagnat in Peru is supporting around 30 kindergartens and informal projects of early education in the poorest areas of the city of Huacho, in Lima.
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01/12/2019: Brazil
South America Region - The Regional Communication team met in Puerto Alegre
(FMS Champagnat) Members of the communication Team of the five Administrative Units of the Region of South America met in Puerto Alegre (Brazil) on November 19 and 20.
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30/11/2019: Spain
Someone Like You (Alguien Como Tú) - A movie that will help Marists in Spain to promote vocations
(FMS Champagnat) Someone Like You is the title of the medium-length movie promoted by the Spanish Marist Conference, composed of the provinces of Compostela, Ibérica and Mediterránea. Three years in the making, it premiered November 8 at Colegio Chamberí in Madrid.
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29/11/2019: Chile
We share a common dream, that of Marcelin - Encounter Brothers and Laity
(FMS Champagnat) On Saturday, November 23 in Santiago de Chile the first Encounter of Laity and Brothers of CEM, took place, united by the motto, “We share a common dream, that of Marcelin”. Approximately 110 persons participat-ed from different parts of the country, among pupils, Brothers and Laity.
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27/11/2019: Brazil
Province of Brazil Centro-Norte - Province Policy on Child Protection
(FMS Champagnat) The Province produced the 3rd edition of its Province policy on Child Protection. This represents a determined response to the XXII General Chapter that invited our commitment to promote and advocate the safety of children.
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26/11/2019: Philippines
Call to form homes that are a beacon of hope in this turbulent world - Asia-Oceania Inter-Region Community Leaders Formation Program
(FMS Champagnat) The Asia-Oceania Inter-Region Marist Community Leaders Formation Program began on Thursday, November 21, at the Marist Asia Spirituality and Mission Center, Lake Sebu, Philippines.
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25/11/2019: General House
Appointments of the General Council - Brothers and laity at the service of the Marist charism
(FMS Champagnat) In the latest letter that Br. Ernesto Sánchez, Superior General, sent to the Provincials, he listed several appointments made in recent months, to support the work of animation of the Institute. We mention below the appointments that have not yet been published in our website.
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24/11/2019: East Timor
Instituto Católico para a Formação de Professores - Saint Marcellin Champagnat in Baucau
(FMS Champagnat) End-of-year ceremonies, gatherings and farewells are always full of pleasant surprises at the Instituto Católico para a Formação de Professores (ICFP), in Baucau, East Timor.
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23/11/2019: Canada
« Commitment, Fraternity and Life » - Province of Canada Assembly
(FMS Champagnat) Members of the Canada province met from November 15 to 17 to dream together a future for the Marist charism. The assembly itself encouraged people to experiment with new ways of being together around Marist charism and life.
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22/11/2019: General House
United as a Global Charismatic Family - First Gathering of Province Volunteer Coordinators
(FMS Champagnat) From 25 to 29 November, 40 Brothers and lay Marists will be meeting at the General House to take part in the gathering of Province Volunteer Coordinators from all Administrative Units of the Institute.
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22/11/2019: Spain
General Design of Marist Formation - Assembly of the Representatives of the Marist Provinces with presence in Spain
(FMS Champagnat) The members of the Provinces of Compostela, Ibécia, l’Hermitage and Mediterránea, which form the group of the Assembly of the Provinces with presence in Spain, met from the 11 to 13 of November, in the Spanish Marist Conference, convoked under the title of Updating of the general Design of Marist Formation, for the period 2020 to 2026.
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21/11/2019: General House
Universal Periodic Review of Bolivia - Marists participate in recommendations on rights addressed to the Bolivian government
(FMS Champagnat) During the week of November 4-10, the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva hosted the final step of the project on the Universal Periodic Review of Bolivia.
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21/11/2019: Thailand
Marist District of Asia - Meeting of commission of Marist life and mission
(FMS Champagnat) November 17 and 18 members of different commissions of the Marist District of Asia, with the new leader of the Administrative Unite, Br. Canisio, and his Council, gathered in Bangkok.
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21/11/2019: Syria
The true «peace spring» - Letter from Aleppo No 37
(FMS Champagnat) Since the Turkish offensive against Syria almost a month ago, we have been receiving messages every day from our friends asking about our news and inquiring about what is happening.
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19/11/2019: General House
Project «Stand Up, Speak Up & Act» - Marist Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
(FMS Champagnat) As part of the celebration to mark the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Secretariat for Education and Evangelization of the Institute launches the Project "Stand Up, Speak Up & Act". The Project emanates from the call of the XXII General Chapter of the Institute to "develop initiatives for the participation and empowerment of children and young people in all the realities of mission"where we are.
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19/11/2019: El Salvador
Memory and reflection looking to the future - XIV Meeting of Marist Fraternities
(FMS Champagnat) 130 members of the Champagnat Movement in El Salvador met on November 10 at the Liceo Salvadoreño, to share fraternity, dreams and proposals for the future. Among those present were Brother Hipólito Pérez Gómez, Provincial, eight brothers from the six communities of El Salvador and six youth from the Remar Community.
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18/11/2019: Brazil
The Gaudete Project forms another group of Marist leaders - Brazil Centro-Sul province
(FMS Champagnat) More than 30 administrators from several ministry areas of the Brazil Centro-Sul province (Health, Publishing, Education and Solidarity) participated in the second session of the Gaudete Project.
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18/11/2019: Canada
Marist House of Iberville - Lay Marists Spread Marcellin’s Charism Among Young Adults
(FMS Champagnat) On August 17, the Province of Canada inaugurated a community animated by lay Marists in Iberville, Quebec. The project, presented to the provincial council in May 2018, has the purpose of promoting Marist life in the region and transmitting its values to new generations.
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16/11/2019: Argentina
A Spirituality with an identity - V Meeting of the Network of Centers of Marist Memory of the Region South America
(FMS Champagnat) The Province Cruz del Sur welcomed the V Encounter of the Network of Centers of Marist Memory of the Region of South America, celebrated from 4 to 8 November, 2019, in Villa Marista in Lujan, Argentina. The objective was to promote the Network of Centers of Marist Memory of the Region.
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15/11/2019: Argentina
Province of Cruz del Sur (Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina) - A Marist spirituality project takes its first steps
(FMS Champagnat) Convoked by the Provincial Council, the community of "Nardo Puro", consisting of lay people and Marist Brothers, came together October 11-13 at Villa Marista in Luján, Argentina.
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15/11/2019: General House
Amanecer 2019 - The Program of Formation for elderly Brothers ends
(FMS Champagnat) The 15 participants of the Program ‘Amanecer’ for the Portuguese-Spanish speaking Brothers ended their two-month period of formation in the General House, on October 31.
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