New Assistant Treasurer General

The Superior General has appointed Father Marcin Zagula the new Assistant Treasurer General, effective from the 1st July 2019, thus replacing Father Denis Laflamme who was appointed to the Community of Jerusalem.

Since he was ordained in July 2010 in Poland, Father Marcin has been working in Burkina Faso and in Poland.

Renewal of Mandates

The Superior General, Father Stanley Lubungo, after consultation and with the approval of his Council, has reappointed for a second mandate, from 1st July to 30th June 2022 :

  • Fr. Luc Kola, Provincial of PAO
  • Fr. Delphin Nyembo, Assistant Provincial of PAO
  • Fr. Felix Phiri, Provincial of SAP
  • Fr. Bonaventure Bwanakweri, Delegate Superior of E.PO
  • Fr. John Gould, Delegate Superior of SOA.

Rome, 7th May 2019
André-Léon Simonart, M.Afr.
SecretaryGeneral

From the superior general

The last General Chapter recommended the formation of a small team to see how to put in booklet form what today makes up the key values of our charism concerning spirituality, community and Mission (AC. 1.1). Following this, the Superior General appointed Fathers Gérard Chabanon, Francis Bomansaan, Adrien Sawadogo and Jozef Van Boxel to be part of the said team. The team that has been working for a few months now met in working session in Fenza – Lusaka from 27 to 30 October 2018.

Letter from the Superior General

Three years ago we started to prepare ourselves for the commemorations of the 150 years of existence of our missionary institutes. We had then foreseen that the Jubilee year is to start on 8th December 2018. The chosen theme is With Christ, ever faithful to Africa. As you might have heard, the Church has chosen this very date for the beatification in Oran…

Read here the full letter of the Superior General.

General Consultation on the vocation of Brother

[…] Brother confreres have played an important and vital role in the evangelising Mission that our Society has been carrying out in the Universal Church. All our General Chapters had something to say about the vocation of Brothers in the Society. It is in this perspective that the 28th General Chapter (2016) in its Strategic Plan (4.1 Initial Formation) invited the whole Society ‘to rethink the vocation of the Brother in order to clarify the specific nature of the vocation and make it more attractive for a better service in mission’. […]

Download here the full letter of the General Council (PROT. 18 0963 E)

Elections in AMS

PROVINCIAL DELEGATES AND FIRST CONCILLOR IN EACH SECTOR

Sector Provincial Delegate First councillor
BRAZIL Raphaël Muteba Luciano Fuchs
CANADA Armand Galay Serge St-Arneault
MEXICO Cyriaque Mounkoro Dieudonné Rizindé
U.S.A. Barthélémy Bazemo Jean-Claude Robitaille

We thank each one of those who was elected as Provincial Delegate or First Councillor of his Sector.

The four Provincial Delegates are ipso facto members of the Provincial Council of AMS.

Réal Doucet
Provincial of the AMS
mafrprov@mafr.net

Appointments 2018-1 (PROT 18 0645)

First appointments

NAME / NOM GIVES / DONNE RECEIVES / REÇOIT
NDAYIKENGURUKIYE Olivier Jerusalem-SFG EPO/Eth
NAYAK Norendro Nairobi-Balozi GhN/Gha

Appointment list 2018-1

2018 NAME / NOM GIVES / DONNE RECEIVES / REÇOIT
P AKKARA Saju SAP/Zmb SOA/Ind
P APEE Dominic GhN/Gha PAO/Bfa
P AWOGYA Alfred SAP/Zmb GMG/stud
P BERGMANN Piet EAP/Tza PEP/Nld
P BUJIRIRI Gilbert PAC/RDC EAP/Tza
P CAERTS Theo PAO/Tgo PEP/Bel
P CASSIDY Peter Joseph PEP/Irl SAP/Saf
P CHILUFYA Albert PAO/Mli GMG/stud
P DE L’ARBRE Luc PAC/Bdi PEP/Bel
P DERO Vitalis SAP/Zmb AMS/Can/stud
P DOGUILES Lito G. EAP/Ken SOA/Phil
P DOUCET Réal SAP/Saf AMS/Can
E FITZGERALD Michael EPO/Jer PEP/Gbr
P GUIBILA Jean-Paul AMS/Mex GMG
P HAILE Gazena GhN//Gha AMS/USA
P HANNON Paul EAP/Ken PEP/Gbr
P JOHN Biju SOA/Ind EAP/Tza
P JOSE Binu SOA/Ind EAP/Tza
P KAMBEMBO George PAC/RDC GhN /Nga
P MANDA Alex PAO/CIv GMG/stud
P MASHATA Bonaventure PEP/Fra/stud PAO/Civ
P MEUNIER Michel SAP/Zmb AMS/Can
P MROSSO Bartholomew EAP/Tza AMS/USA
P NANA Daniel EAP/Tza GMG/stud
P NOLAN Francis EAP/Ken PEP/Gbr
P OBANYA Charles EAP/Ken PEP/Gbr
P OSTOS P. Francisco AMS/Mex PAC/RDC
P OUEDRAOGO Joel EAP/Sdn PAO/Bfa
P OUEDRAOGO Simon GMG/stud EAP/Ken
E RAULT Claude Mgh/Alg PEP/Fra
P SCHAMINÉE André GMG GhN/Gha
F SCHWARZ Herbert PAO/Bfa PEP/Deu
P SIMONART André-Léon PEP/Prov GMG
P SULLIVAN David EAP/Tza EPO/Jer
P TESSIER Roger EAP/Ken AMS/Can
P TIENDRÉBÉOGO Gaétan GMG/stud EAP/Jer
P UJWIGOWA Richard GMG/stud PAC/Congo
P UWEKMU Justin EAP/Tza GMG/stud
P VEZZOLI Michele PAC/RDC PEP/Ita

Renewal of the mandates of treasurer

The Superior General, Fr. Stanley Lubungo, M.Afr.,
with the approval of his Council,
has appointed for a second mandate as Treasurer General,

Bro. Anthony BAALADONG, M.Afr.

from 01st July 2018 till 30th June 2021

and has approved the renewal of mandate as Provincial Treasurer,
from 01st July 2018 till 30th June 2021, of

Fr. John ITARU, M.Afr.  for SAP
Fr. Jean-Guy LABRECQUE, M.Afr. for AMS
Br. Jérôme KODJO, M.Afr. for PAC
Fr. Edmond BANDA, M.Afr.  for PAO
Fr. Claude VENNE, M.Afr. for Mgh

André Schaminée, M.Afr.
General Secretary
22 June 2018

18 0769 Publication of appointments of treasurers