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Entry into the novitiate, ministry of lectorate and renewal of temporary professions in Rome. The new community in Kirundo.

On June 18th in the church of Santa Maria in Monticelli in Rome, during mass at 6.30 pm ⁠Nataniel and Aman, Indians, entered the doctrinaries novitiate; Martin (India), Placide and Etienne (Burundi) received the ministry of lectorate; the Rwandan⁠ ⁠⁠Samson renewed his temporary profession, as Pascal and Nestor did on the same day in India.⁠⁠ In Burundi, in front of the Kirundo High School of the Muyinga Kanyinya parish, the blessing ceremony of the new community and the new [...]

By |2024-06-28T17:12:39+02:0028 June 2024|Burundi, India, Italy|

Family and Church, extraordinary mission

Enzo and Katia, community of SalernoOne hundred and five people from all over Italy, guests for four days in a doctrinarian house to ask themselves how much they are willing to serve in the church of Jesus. The Doctrinarian Family Movement Camp is an experience of joyful welcome, disarming testimonies, passionate discussions, sharing of meals but also of difficulties and fears... prayer, lots of community prayer. This is what we experienced in Vigevano (Pv) from 25 to 28 April at [...]

By |2024-05-22T18:16:52+02:0022 May 2024|Italy|

Cesar-Stock at the House of Friendship to experience spiritual exercises

From 1 to 4 March 2024 the boys and girls of Cesar-Stock experienced mini-spiritual exercises, an experience that the Doctrinaries tried to propose again after a few years of interruption. The House of Friednship in Almese (TO) hosted us with great courtesy and attention, and Patrizia with her delicious dishes allowed us to feel truly at home! There were about ten participants, from whom we asked for a few words of verification and reporting. «I think that mini exercises are [...]

By |2024-05-21T18:37:45+02:0021 May 2024|Italy|

Cesar-stock in Murisengo from 10 to 17 July

The key words of Cesar-Stock are peace, light, love and from this year also... music. Peace, to be found in oneself and in relationships; light, to "be", trying to receive it from God through prayer and comparison with others; love, to be lived in communion, welcome and friendship with other young people; music, to be trained so that all life is harmonious. From 10 to 17 July in Murisengo (Al), in the Cascina Archi in via Sorina 1 it will [...]

By |2024-05-20T17:23:54+02:0020 May 2024|Italy|

Doctrinaries: Father Sergio La Pegna confirmed Superior General

The 76th General Chapter of the Congregation of the Fathers of Christian Doctrine (Doctrinaries), meeting in Morlupo (Rome), re-elected Father Sergio La Pegna as Superior General. The Chapter also elected General Councilors: Fr. Vincenzo De Martino, p. Luis Gonzaga Bolinelli, p. Dieudonné Nyamweru and Fr. Binay Kumar Guria. Those elected will remain in office for the next six years. Father Sergio La Pegna (51 years old), is originally from Vittoria (Ragusa, Italy) and served as Superior General from 2018 to [...]

By |2024-04-16T18:45:37+02:0016 April 2024|Italy|

Three new Doctrinaries priests

Today 15 April at 5pm, in the general church of Santa Maria Monticelli in Rome, the Congregation of the Doctrinaries experienced the priestly ordination of the deacons Ezéchiel Hakizimana, Gilbert Bigirimana and Benjiamin Irakoze. During the celebration it was Msgr. Vilson Dias de Oliveira, doctrinaire bishop of Limeira in Brazil, to lay his hands on the new priests, originally from Burundi.

By |2024-04-15T20:21:23+02:0015 April 2024|Burundi, Italy|

On April 12, Father Cesar catechist: meeting at the Salesian University

“The charisma and passion for catechesis of San Cesar de Bus. Family instructions between memory and prospective current events” is the theme of the meeting promoted by the Catechesis Institute of the Salesian Pontifical University from 3pm to 6pm on 12 April in the Sala Vecchi of the University in Piazza dell'Ateneo Salesiano 1, in Rome. After the short opening video – which tells the story of Saint Caesar and the Doctrinaries, the same one that can be seen in [...]

By |2024-04-09T16:53:23+02:009 April 2024|Italy|

The Chapter began in Morlupo

After the day of preparation in reflection with prayer led by Father Emmanuele Marigliano, Prior of the Cistercian Monastery of Pra d'Mill (CN), the 76th General Chapter of the Doctrinaries Fathers began on 5 April in Morlupo, near Rome with the report of Father Sergio La Pegna, Superior General, and the Delegates of Italy-France, Brazil, India and Burundi. “The Spirit will guide you and announce you (cf. Jn 16, 13-14). Consecrated Doctrinaries like Saint Caesar: for our significant presence in [...]

By |2024-04-07T11:04:50+02:007 April 2024|Italy|

76th Chapter of the Doctrinaries underway

The 76th General Chapter of the Congregation of Doctrinaries opens today, 4 April, in Morlupo (Rome) and will end on 18 April “The Spirit will guide you and announce you (cf. Jn 16, 13-14). Consecrated Doctrinaries like Saint Caesar: for our significant presence in the Dioceses "is the theme that the Fathers will address during the chapter days. The General Chapter will also be called to elect the new Superior General and the Council. Father Sergio La Pegna, Superior General, [...]

By |2024-04-04T14:14:12+02:004 April 2024|Italy|

In Salerno the conference “The church of the Holy Family” by Paolo Portoghesi and Vittorio Gigliotti”

Antonella Lamberti The conference "The church of the Holy Family by Paolo Portoghesi and Vittorio Gigliotti" on 25 November 2023, strongly supported by the parish priest Rocco Caruso and the parish community of Fratte, is part of a series of events to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the opening for worship of the church dedicated to the Holy Family and entrusted to the Doctrinaries Fathers. There were important guests at the round table and many citizens of the neighborhood who [...]

By |2024-02-26T10:19:52+01:0026 February 2024|Italy|
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