His Holiness Pope Francis has received Fr. General in a private audience on Monday, April 26. During the audience, Fr. General presented to the Pope the Opera Omnia of Saint Joseph Calasanz and gave him an image of Our Lady of the Pious Schools. During the interview,...
On Saturday, 8 May, the diaconate ordination of Brothers Prakash and Ratheesh took place in the Piarist Church Maria Treu in Vienna. Adhering to strict "corona" measures, faithful and the Piarist community from St. Thekla, Krems, Horn, and Maria Treu were seated in...
"Let us going forth, let us going forth to offer the life of Jesus Christ to all…". This is the heartfelt cry of Pope Francis. This cry is an urgent call that challenges us to get out of our Piarist comfort to go to crossroads to meet people in their daily...
SALUTATIO PATRIS GENERALIS Pedro Aguado Y brotará un renuevo del tronco de Jesé / Un germoglio spunterà dal tronco di Iesse / There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse / Un rameau sortira de la souche de Jessé SECTIO OFFICIALIS Notificationes Professiones...
Brother Amal Sunny and brother Shento Thomas have initiated their novitiate life on 1 May 2021 on the feast day of Saint Joseph, the Worker, at Casa Calasanz, Kudukki. The ceremony was presided over by Novice Master Fr. Jobi Jose. Fr. Thomas and Fr. Nikhil were...
With great joy, after a long time of distance work, and facing the challenge of summoning young people in this time of isolation due to the Pandemic, we were able to start a new cohort of the Mentor School. This is the name we give to the formation instance that we...
I dedicate this Salutatio to a shared reflection on one of the strongest challenges we have as Christians and as religious: clericalism. We are facing one of the ecclesial dynamics most denounced by Pope Francis throughout his pontificate, and I think it is worth...
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May 2. General House Calasanctianum of Monte Mario and Province of Central Africa
Diaconal ordination of Bob Stevy LIBENDZE. The ordination will take place in our parish of St. Francis of Assisi in Monte Mario (Rome) and will be presided over by H.E.R. Monsignor Ignazio Sanna, Bishop Emeritus of Oristano.
May 8. Order of the Pious Schools
General Meeting of Juniors of the Order. The meeting is convened under the motto “Calasanz sends us”, and the main rapporteur will be Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of the Peoples of the Holy See.
May 8. Province of Austria
Diaconal ordination of Prakash KAMALAPURAM and Ratheesh Kumar RAJAPPAM. The ordination will take place in our parish of Maria Treu in Vienna and will be presided over by Mgr. Franz Scharl, Auxiliary Bishop of Vienna.
May 8. Province of Mexico
Priestly ordination of Carlos Arturo GUERRA CHÁVEZ. The ordination will take place in the cathedral “Our Lady of the Assumption” of Tlaxcala, and will be presided over by Mgr Julio César Salcedo, Bishop of Tlaxcala.
May 9. Province of Argentina and Vice Province of India
Priestly ordination of Suresh Kumar RANGANATHAN. The ordination will take place in our parish of Cristo Rey of Mar del Plata, and will be presided over by H.E.R. Msgr. Gabriel Antonio Mestre, Bishop of Mar del Plata. In the Eucharist of ordination will also be celebrated the return of the Province of Argentina to this Piarist presence of Mar del Plata.
May 10-18. West African Province
Visit of Fr. Pierre Diatta to the Piarist community of Burkina Faso.
May 21. Vice-Province of India
Diaconal ordination of Srikanth BALUSUPATI. The ordination will take place in Bangalore, and will be presided over by Mgr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore.
May 22nd. Order of the Pious Schools
Takeover of Mgr. Carlos CURIEL Sch. P. as Bishop of Carora (Venezuela).
May 26-28. Union of General Superiors
Joint Assembly of the Unions of General Superiors Men and Women of Religious Orders and Congregations. The joint assembly will be held in online mode.
May 28. Vicariate of Congo
Solemn profession of Gustave MUNDUYU TUNA. The profession will take place in our house in Kikonka and will be presided over by Fr. Vicarial Superior.
May 30th. Province of Italy
Solemn profession of Elia GUERRA. The profession will be held in the church of San Giovannino in Florence and will be presided over by Fr. General.
May 29. Vicariate of Congo
Diaconal Ordination of Gustave MUNDUYU TUNA. The ordination will take place in our parish of St. Peter of Kikonka and will be presided over by Mgr. Edouard Kisonga, Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa.