Day 4 – Back to Hogwarts

Day 4 – Back to Hogwarts

Day 4, June 30 — Back to Hogwarts We returned to Cortelyou Commons, our regular meeting space, this morning. Thanks to Fr. Dennis Holtschneider and DePaul, the problem with the generator was fixed during the night. Hogwarts, you ask? Yesterday, when saying where we...
Sr. Kathleen Appler speaks to the General Assembly

Sr. Kathleen Appler speaks to the General Assembly

XLII General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission DePaul University Chicago, IL June 29, 2016 Good morning, Father Gregory, Fathers and Brothers of the Congregation of the Mission. I am very happy to be here with you. It is indeed a special joy to have the...
ADDRESS OF THE SUPERIOR GENERAL TO THE 2016 GENERAL ASSSEMBLY

ADDRESS OF THE SUPERIOR GENERAL TO THE 2016 GENERAL ASSSEMBLY

ADDRESS OF THE SUPERIOR GENERAL TO THE 2016 GENERAL ASSSEMBLY Without a doubt, our most significant resource are the missionaries, our confreres. These are words shared with us at the inter-assembly Visitors’ Meeting in Mexico in 2007. They come from the heart of...
Day 3 – Let There Be Light

Day 3 – Let There Be Light

Day 3, June 29: Let There Be Light We began today with Fr. Greg speaking to the Assembly and all of the confreres in his last major address as Superior General. He thanked God for the blessings of the past 12 years and that he had much hope for the Congregation. As we...
Day 2 – Table Talk

Day 2 – Table Talk

DAY 2: June 28 Table Talk – Summary  of Day 2 by Jeremy Dixon The delegates all came back for the second day of the assembly. After going through some logistics and the minutes from yesterday, Joe Agostino, the chair of the Preparatory Commission  and...