This first conference organized by the Roman Committee as part of the 150th anniversary of the Lavigerie Family was given by Sister Denise Rachel Kambire, Franciscan Missionary of Mary of Burkina Faso. She was a missionary in Congo Brazaville and Congo Kinshasa before taking up residence in Rome where she is researching the founding Mother of her congregation, Sister Mary of the Passion. This research made her discover the interaction that existed between this Breton founder, with a strong character, and another French personality … namely our founder Charles Cardinal Lavigerie. It is of this relationship that Sister Denise Rachel Kambire tells us. Continue reading “Conference of Sr. Denise Rachel Kambire (in French)”
Here is the recording of a lecture given (in French) at the Generalate by Mr. Rémi Caucanas, Doctor in Contemporary History and specialist on Christian-Muslim relations in the Mediterranean. Though not as such an event for the 150th Jubilee Celebration, it does contribute to prepare us to celebrate. His lecture was introduced by Diégo Sarriò M.Afr., of whom he became the friend and collaborator. A large number of confreres of the house were present as well as thirteen White Sisters of Rome. Here is the transcript of the presentation of Mr. Rémi Caucanas by Father Diégo.
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This is an invitation from the Central Coordination Committee for the Jubilee of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of our two missionary societies.
As you know from April 30, 2016, we began a triennial journey that will culminate in the Jubilee Year from December 8, 2018 to December 8, 2019. The three years of preparation are like a spiritual and moral warming-up whose goal is not to exhaust us before the jubilee itself but to help us enter the Jubilee with joy and fervour. To accompany this preparation and to better live this jubilee year, we are launching the following three competitions:Time remaining until the celebration ! Continue reading “150th Anniversary competition”