Father Battista Previtali returned to the Father’s house

Father Battista Previtali returned to the Father's house on Friday 20 October. The funeral was celebrated in Rome, in the parish of Sant'Andrea Apostolo, via Cassia 731, on Monday 23 October at 11am and Tuesday 24 October at 3pm, in Bonate Sopra in the parish church of Santa Maria Assunta. Father Battista Previtali was born in Bonate Sopra (BG) on 22 January 1934. Having entered the Congregation of Doctrinaries in 1946, he was ordained a priest in Varallo Sesia (VC) [...]

By |2023-10-23T17:56:15+02:0023 October 2023|Italy|

A year with César De Bus

Cycle of conferences in Cavaillon to get to know the holy catechist Cavaillon, the birthplace of César de Bus, celebrates, with a cycle of six conferences in the Salle du Moulin Saint-Julien, the founder of the Doctrinary Fathers, born on 3 February 1544 and recognized as a saint in 2021. First appointment on November 20 at 2.30 pm with “César De Bus and the Catholic Reformation in France”. Nicole Lemaitre, professor emeritus at the Sorbonne University School of History, [...]

By |2023-10-23T16:19:32+02:0026 October 2021|France|

Hermitage of St. James in Cavaillon: restoration work begins

The hermitage of San Giacomo, on the hill overlooking Cavaillon, where César De Bus, founder of the Doctrinarian Fathers, retired after his priestly ordination in 1582 to deepen his study of the "catechism for parish priests," is undergoing restoration. The roof, the portico with the cobblestones and the garden will be restored also thanks to private donations. The intervention started at the beginning of January. Jean-Luc Parpaleix, in "La Provence" de Cavaillon wrote: «The building site cannot be compared to [...]

By |2021-10-28T20:50:26+02:0011 May 2021|France|
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