Nairobi, Kenya. The new provincial house of the African Saint Augustine Province of the Brothers of Charity was solemnly consecrated in Nairobi on Thursday 10 March 2016.
Ndera, Rwanda. On Saturday 5 March 2016, 40 novices made their first profession. These novices hail from 8 different African countries and have completed their two-year training at the novitiates of Nairobi and Ndera.
Rome – On Friday, 26 February 2016, Superior General Brother René Stockman had the opportunity to present his latest book on mercy to Pope Francis.
Superior General, Bro. René Stockman, wrote a new book on the occasion of the Holy Year of Mercy, entitled ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice’.
The Superior General and the General Council, the Provincial Superiors and the Regional Superiors, who are in Rome for two weeks for their biannual meeting, spent Wednesday 27 January honouring the ‘Holy Year of Mercy’.
On Thursday 14 January 2016, in presence of the entire community of the General House in Rome, was at the Romanian Embassy to the Holy See to the Superior General Br . René Stockman, the ” Order of Merit ” awarded.