On the occasion of the visit of the Superior General of the Brothers of Charity, Bro. René Stockman, to the Caraes Ndera Psychiatric Centre, a new kitchen, laundry room, warehouse, and laboratory were opened as the centre’s newest building projects.
Rome – On the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, the newly created metropolitan archbishops traditionally receive the pallium from the Pope.
Eight students graduated from the Department of Social Doctrine of the International Institute Canon Triest in association with the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome.
Ranchi, India. Sunday, 29 May 2016 marked the start of the 25th anniversary of the Father Constant Lievens region with a celebration at Saint Peter’s School in Similia.
A graduation ceremony was held in the auditorium of the Guislain Formation Centre in Ghent, Belgium on Tuesday 15 March 2016. Five brothers, one Indian and four Congolese, finished their final year.
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’.