As reflection on the civil year that is coming to a close and on the new liturgical year that is about to begin, Bro. René Stockman has written an Advent Letter to his Brothers and the Associate Members.
On the eve of the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, 4 October 2020, Pope Francis published his third encyclical letter: ‘Fratelli tutti’.
As the person in charge within an international congregation that fulfils a clear mission in the world, more specifically in the world of education and health care, on the basis of its own charism, Bro. René Stockman offers here a short summary of each chapter followed by a more personal reflection.
On 15 October 2020, the Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Research & Development, LLC named Grégoire Ahongbonon the 2020 winner of the Dr. Guislain “Breaking the Chains of Stigma” Award. The award honors Grégoire for his extraordinary efforts to reduce stigma about mental illness and organize contemporary psychiatric services for people in need across West Africa.
Following the favourable progress of the beatification process of our Founder, Peter Joseph Triest, it was decided to set up a small exhibition on the Founder at the Generalate in Rome.
On 22 September, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith presented and published an important document on how, as Catholics, we should care for people who are in the critical and/or terminal stages of life: ‘The Good Samaritan’- On the care of persons in the critical and terminal phases of life.
Fracarita International is pleased to share with you their Annual Report 2019.
The Generalate of the Brothers of Charity in Rome has been put under lockdown measures since 24 August following the coronavirus pandemic.
On Saturday 5 September 2020, 16 novices in Ndera, Rwanda professed their first vows and as such became full members of the Congregation.
On the occasion of the corona crise, Bro. René Stockman, Superior General of the Brothers of Charity, has written a Circular Letter.
Read it here.
The official biography of Peter Joseph Triest is now available to the general public in several languages.