On August 19-21, eleven European PTVs (Professed of Temporary Vows) and their five formators came together on Zoom to deepen their understanding of living the vow of chastity.
Communities from around the world send their greetings to celebrate St. Madeleine Sophie's Day.
On May 25, we will celebrate Madeleine Sophie in our community with the Eucharist, while the students of the school plan a “Sophie’s Spirit Day”.
On October 18, the relic of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, previously preserved in the Sacred Heart community in Bregenz, Austria, was solemnly placed in one of the parish churches in Budapest, Pestújhely, so that she may always be venerated by the parisioners.
"The reality of this moment is teaching us new things on many different levels.... Most important, we need to stay connected to each other."
As of 27th March 2020
In CEU we have three countries (Germany, Hungary and Austria) with varying degrees of stringency in their rules concerning the disease. However, everybody is restricted in going out which is a challenge, not just for practical issues and for our equanimity, but also for our ministry. The spiritual centre Forrás in Hungary streams their programs on Facebook. Some rscj who cannot do their normal work help at Crisis Hotlines.
The RSCJ European Forum for professed of temporary vows, perpetually professed for not more than 10 years, and members of the initial formation teams took place in Miraflores de la Sierra (Madrid) from 28 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.
The novices of Europe gathered in Paris on the 28th to the 31st of October 2019.
Twenty RSCJ from twelve countries have met in Sophie’s birth place for a six-week Renewal Programme.
Ima Mater Admirabilishoz; Mater Admirabilis litánia