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Threats and old age fail to slow Italian missionary

Claretian missionaries admire Father Peter Geremia who has spent 40 years in the southern Philippines bringing Muslims and Catholics together. Time is catching up with Peter Geremia, but even after 78 years the Italian-born missionary who has spent four decades

Called to Live the Spirit of the Founder and the Martyrs

Message for the Feast of the Founder 2017, by our Superior General. Tuesday 24/10/2017 The feast of our Founding Father this year is impregnated with special joy by the grace of the beatification of our 109 brothers, martyrs of the

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