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30/12/2019: General House
Human Rights - The Institute continues its work at the United Nations
(FMS Champagnat) From December 9 to 13, Brothers Angel Diego, director of the Solidarity Secretariat, and Jesus Rodriguez, Secretary to the Superior General, participated in several meetings related to our work in Geneva on children’s rights.
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27/12/2019: Brazil
Youth groups living the Marist charism - First gathering of the Farol Movement based around the sharing of life stories
(FMS Champagnat) On November 30, the first gathering of the Farol Movement – Marist youth groups - was held in Porto Alegre (Brazil Sul-Amazon Province). The meeting sought to bring together young people searching to start a new type of Marist journey.
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21/12/2019: Fiji
Journeying Together in Mission - 3rd Chapter of the District of the Pacific
(FMS Champagnat) The Third Chapter of the District of the Pacific took place from the 11 to 15 December 2019, in the Lomeri Novitiate in Fiji. The Chapter theme was “Journeying Together in Mission”.
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20/12/2019: Germany
To convey Marist values to our students - Meeting of the German Marist Coordinators in Recklinghausen
(FMS Champagnat) From 17 to 19 of November, the Coordinators of Marist Activities in the four German Marist Schools in Germany met under the direction of Hans Staudner to learn more about the topic of "Promoting Marist Values at Marist Schools".
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18/12/2019: Kenya
Africa-Asia Sustainability Project Leaders Meeting in Nairobi - ‘If you cannot manage properly what you have, what is the purpose of having something else’
(FMS Champagnat) A workshop was organized from the 9th to the 13th of December at the Marist International Center on Sustainability by the General Administration in collaboration with the technical team from Curitiba – Brazil.
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16/12/2019: Spain
Build and work as a Marist Family - Meeting of the committee for the creation of a Global Network of Marist Schools
(FMS Champagnat) The committee created by the General Administration for the creation of a Global Network of Marist Schools had her a plenary session in Guardamar, Spain from 2nd to 6th December 2019. This was the second session of the Committee after their maiden meeting in May 2019 at the General House, Rome.
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14/12/2019: El Salvador
The story continues - First Lay Assembly in the Province of Central America
(FMS Champagnat) Over three days, 34 Laypeople and 8 Brothers gathered for the first Lay Assembly of the Province of Central America. This initiative, the brainchild of the Laity Commission and the fruit of dialogue with the Council, has been in the planning since the end of 2018.
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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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