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UNITED STATES
Memento mori Movement

At this time when death is so present in everyone’s thoughts because of the pandemic, the Daughters of St Paul of the United States felt it important to invite people to remember the inevitability of death, to reflect on the classic Memento mori and to renew hope in the Resurrection. Keeping the event of death…

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ITALY
Arezzo: Path to lectio divina

The Sunday of the Word, desired by Pope Francis to restore the centrality of Sacred Scripture, and celebrated in the Cathedral of Arezzo last 24 January, could not remain an isolated event; it was necessary to give it continuity with precise paths and objectives. On Tuesday 18 May, a prayer vigil was held in the… Read more »

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Brazil: Solidarity carpet of Corpus Christi

In the parish of St Anthony of Padua in the city of Natal, located in the north-eastern region of Brazil, the popular Corpus Christi festivity has become a great gesture of solidarity. The carpet of flowers, created annually by the faithful, has seen a new version. The floral decorations of the traditional Corpus Christi procession… Read more »

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Sleeping in the library

Not on books, but among books. This was the idea behind Gladstone’s Library, the most famous library in Wales, founded by statesman William Gladstone at the end of the nineteenth century. In addition to an extraordinary collection of about 250,000 books, the structure houses twenty-six rooms where you can spend the night in peace and… Read more »

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KOREA
Communication Week

To celebrate the Week of Communication, the Daughters of St Paul community in Daehakro, Seoul, organised a programme of events from 12 to 15 May together with the SSP Brothers. The theme of the various initiatives was Communicating by meeting people where and how they are, according to Pope Francis’ Message for the LV [54th]… Read more »

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Vatican: webinar on the challenge of new media and digital platforms

The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences promoted, starting on 12 May, a three-day online event on the theme Changing media in a changing world, involving media scholars, philosophers, anthropologists and economists. These days of reflection analysed the challenge for man and society posed by the new digital communication platforms, which, as the preparatory document of…

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The lay ministry of catechist 

Pope Francis instituted the Lay Ministry of catechist. “The reception of a lay ministry such as that of Catechist will emphasise even more the missionary commitment proper to every baptised person, a commitment that must however be carried out in a fully secular manner avoiding any form of clericalisation,” the Pontiff writes in the apostolic…

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ITALY
Communications Week and Festival 2021

From 1st to 16th May the Paulines SSP & FSP organised the sixteenth edition of the Communication Week with events entirely online. The aim is to talk about culture and communication, drawing inspiration from Pope Francis’ message for the 55th World Communications Day: ‘Come and see’ (Jn 1:46). Communicating by encountering people where and as

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