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Message on the Feast of St. Charles Borromeo, Patron of the Congregation

Just like St. Charles, wall are called by grace to follow Jesus Christ in this singular and necessary form of fruitfulness, which “generates Christ” in ourselves and in the migrants and refugees we encounter on our journey as disciples and missionaries.

Migrants, EU Commission funds Greece project

It is with 180 million euros that the European Commission has financed new aid projects for migrants in Greece. This is an activity that is part of the strengthening of the ‘Emergency support for integration and housing arrangements’ program (Estia). “Our humanitarian refugee programs in Greece are a clear and strong sign of European solidarity. […]

Pope: Fruits of the Mass destined to ripen every day

“The fruits of the Mass are destined to mature in everyday life. Mass is like the grain, the grain of wheat, which then in ordinary life grows, grows and matures in good works, in attitudes that make us look like Jesus”. This was what Pope Francis said during the last general audience. “Mass is like […]

Pope: Go to Mass to live more as Christians

Christians do not go to Mass to do a weekly task and then forget, no. Christians go to Mass to participate in the Lord’s Passion and Resurrection and then live more as Christians: the commitment to Christian witness opens up. We leave the church to “go in peace” to bring God’s blessing in our daily […]

In Sao Paulo meeting on reform and new migrant needs

By Rosinha Martins From Aparecida -SP The increasing mobility of human beings throughout the world has led Scalabrinian missionaries to a radical attitude of reform within the Order to better meet the needs of migration and shelter. To continue this process, the Scalabrinian Sisters of the Province of São Paulo met at the São Carlos […]

Open community to respond to Venezuelan-Brazil border emergencies

A new community of Scalabrinian missionary nuns has been opened in Pacaraima, a town in northern Brazil on the border with Venezuela. The congregation, which has been dealing with migrants since its foundation, is thus trying to support those families that are reaching Brazil because in recent months Venezuela has been hit by a severe […]

Brazil, regional awareness-raising meeting in South Caixas

Between 27 and 28 March at the San Carlo Institute in Southern Caixas, Brazil, there was a regional meeting to raise the awareness of the Scalabrinian missionary nuns. The objective was to reflect on specific themes on the reorganization and unification of the Provinces. Sister Marileda Baggio, Provincial Superior, welcomed the sisters and spoke of […]

Missionaries, 24 March Day in memory of martyrs

Next March 24 will be held the Day in memory of the missionary martyrs. This was because on 24 March 1980, in El Salvador, Monsignor Oscar A. Romero, Bishop of the city, was killed. It was thus decided to remember this kind of martyrdom annually. The memory goes to those who proclaimed the Gospel and […]