On 10 October 2017, World Mental Health Day, the Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Research & Development, LLC named Dr. Sotheara Chhim the 2017 winner of the Dr. Guislain “Breaking the Chains of Stigma” Award. The award honors Dr. Chhim for his extraordinary efforts developing mental health services in Cambodia through scientific therapeutic approaches.Details
On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, Bro. Stockman received a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ at the Burundi Embassy on behalf of the Congregation.Details
From 2 to 6 October, the brothers from Vietnam and China came together for a retreat at ‘les Foyers de Charité’ in Dong Nai near Ho Chi Minh City. The retreat was led by Bro. René Stockman, Superior General. On Saturday 7 October, two brothers professed their perpetual vows: Bro. Jose, as the first Chinese brother, and Bro. Dominic from Vietnam.Details
Who are the Brothers of Charity?
The Brothers of Charity are an international religious congregation with a strong commitment to various social issues.
From their foundation in 1807, the Brothers of Charity took on their mission in society: organize education and provide care for children, adolescents, and adults. They always sided with those who found no response to their request for help elsewhere.
As a result, the Brothers of Charity grew into a large congregational organization of brothers and lay staff members.
The Brothers of Charity have convent communities and initiatives in 30 countries around the world. They are most strongly represented in Africa and Asia.