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Pope's Intentions for the Challenges of Humanity

April 2017

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That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.

Prayer

Lord our God,
what do you need from us
that the Kingdom of your Son may be present in the midst of the world.
We hear today the request of your Son Jesus:
"Ask the lord of the harvest to send workers into his harvest."
We need Christians committed to the transformation of the world,
moved by the values of the Gospel.
Through their own vocations,
at work,
in marriage,
we are all called to be apostles and proclaimers of the Gospel.
This month,
we pray that our families and communities
be a place for the growth of new vocations,
especially priestly and religious.
May, through our prayer and example,
the young people feel moved to dedicate their life for Jesus,
in the way that God is calling them.

Challenges for the month

Pray and participate in prayer initiatives for vocations, in particular during the Week of Prayer for Vocations.
Have a moment of reflection and sharing in family and community, to see if our environment and testimony help young people decide to give their life to Christ.
As a parish community, have a moment of reflection on the accompaniment of young people on their vocational journey, be it marriage, the priesthood or the consecrated life. What structures exist and how can they be improved?

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April 27, 2017

Pope Francis: Why the only future worth building includes everyone

Pope Francis: Why the only future worth building includes everyone

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April 27, 2017

Asie: Le Provincial de la PAO promeut l’universalité jésuite

Asie: Le Provincial de la PAO promeut l’universalité jésuite

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April 27, 2017

Day 3: JESAM Meeting in Rwanda-Burundi Region

Day 3: JESAM Meeting in Rwanda-Burundi Region

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 By Patrice Ndayisenga SJ - RWBIn the morning of this Wednesday, 26th April, the fathers at the... Read more

April 26, 2017

Day 2: JESAM Meeting in Rwanda-Burundi Region

Day 2: JESAM Meeting in Rwanda-Burundi Region

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 By Patrice Ndayisenga - RWB The JESAM annual meeting entered its second day. Rev. Fr. John Da... Read more

April 26, 2017

Keep Silveira House relevant; respond to the changing times and needs: Fr Chimhanda SJ

Keep Silveira House relevant; respond to the changing times and needs: Fr Chimhanda SJ

Fr Chiedza Chimhanda SJ, the Provincial of the Zimbabwe-Mozambique Province, has challenged Silveira House to respond to... Read more

April 25, 2017

JESAM Meeting

JESAM Meeting

Monday, 24th April 2017 By Fr. Patrice Ndayisenga SJ - RWB The annual meeting of the Jesuit Superiors of Africa a... Read more

April 24, 2017

Father General's First Visit to Africa, RWB

Father General's First Visit to Africa, RWB

Kigali 2017 - Sunday, 23rd April 2017 By Patrice Ndayisenga, SJ, Rwanda-Burundi Region Father General, Arturo Sos... Read more

April 19, 2017

From HIPSIR

Interreligious Dialogue and Scholarly Dialo-Praxis on Countering Violent Religious Extremism Hekima Institute of Peace ... Read more

April 18, 2017

Clôture du centenaire de Leverville-Soa

Mgr Marie-Edouard Mununu célébrait en 2015 l'ouverture du centenaire de la paroisse saint Joseph de Soa (ex-Leverville),... Read more

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