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Indian eye-donation campaign goes global

Claretian Missionary Fr. George Kannanthanam began the movement in 2013 to promote donations of corneas for transplantation to restore sight. In the past four years, the movement has spread to hundreds of voluntary organisations, dioceses and religious movements in the five

Missionaries till the End

Message from Fr. Mathew Vattamattam cmf, Superior General on the Beatification of our 109 Claretian brothers. Fraternal greetings from Rome. We are drawing close to the special moment of grace for us when the Church beatifies 109 Claretians on October 21, 2017, as

They are 109 lives, 109 different stories but all heroic

FR. Manuel Tamargo (General Government) They are 109 lives, 109 different stories but all heroic. It cannot be a coincidence, but the fruit of faith, of vocation, of formation in a Congregation with a Founder who embraced suffering and was

New Retreat House in Walsingham

Dowry House Retreat, the new retreat facility for the RC National Shrine in Walsingham, has been officially opened by Bishop Alan Hopes. Bishop Alan celebrated midday Mass at the Basilica on September 9 (listen to his homily here). After lunch

Our martyrs will be a protection when temptations will come to our daily life.

Alois Andelfinger (Deutschland) For me this beatification means that the Church is going to become richer and richer. There was a time in which many Christians were killed. Now there is a time in which they will be beatified. Such

The Beatification of our 109 new blessed Claretian Martyrs helps us to a deep understanding of our missionary vocation.

Fernando Torres (Santiago) It is said that Spain is a very strong country because its inhabitants have been trying for centuries to destroy it and they have not got it. The times of our martyrs were those times of internal