25 years ago…

25 years ago…

This year 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the approval, by the 44th General Chapter of the Order, of the institutional document “The Laity in the Pious Schools”.  It is a “round” date, which can suggest a grateful look at the path traveled...
Try to understand what the Lord wants

Try to understand what the Lord wants

It is quite clear that our 48th General Chapter offers all the Pious Schools many areas of reflection and is called to provoke – if we allow it – new dynamisms of life and mission. I believe that one of the aspects on which we are called to fix our...
Going Deeper into our Piarist Spirituality

Going Deeper into our Piarist Spirituality

This is the formulation chosen by our General Chapter to express the first of the Keys of Life of the Order, framed in the so-called nucleus that constitutes the “centrality of Jesus Christ in our life and mission”.  Two options are proposed to us for the...
Gathered in a community of faith…

Gathered in a community of faith…

Thus begins the third chapter of our Constitutions, dedicated to Piarist community life. And so begins the second “key of life” of our 48th General Chapter, which proposes “to revitalize our community life and to take special care of the central...
Accompany

Accompany

A few days before leaving for Mexico to participate in the General Chapter, I traveled from Rome to Genoa to accompany a young Italian, Elia Guerra, on his priestly ordination. The journey from Rome to Genoa by train takes five hours, which allows you to devote time...