News about the Pauline life

Italy
Award for Anselm Grün’s Book “Survive by Working”

The latest book of Fr. Anselm Grün, a Benedictine monk from the Munsterschwarzach Monastery in Baveria, Germany, has been awarded first prize for non-fiction in the International competition “St. Benedict, Patron of Europe and of Cassino.” Published by the Daughters of St. Paul, “Sopravvivere lavorando” (“Survive by Working”) focuses on the theme of work today… Read more »

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Taiwan
The Bible for Children in Chinese

The Daughters of St. Paul of Taiwan have published the first Chinese version of the Bible for Children accompanied by a CD. Many Catholic schools on the island have adopted this text. For those who live in a non-Christian context like Taiwan, where the Church does not have many instruments of evangelization at her disposal,… Read more »

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Italy
Synod 2012 on the New Evangelization

On Friday, 4 March, in the John Paul II Hall of the Vatican Press Office, Archbishop Nikola Eterovic, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, presented the “Lineamenta” for the 13th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, to be held in Vatican City from 7-28 October 2012. The theme of the Synod is:… Read more »

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Brazil
Rooting the Bible in the Heart of Macapa

At a recent meeting on the theme of biblical formation attended by about 800 pastoral workers, the diocese of Macapa (capital of the state of Amapa), Brazil launched a plan of pas-toral action aimed at encouraging the faithful to read the Bible and form Bible study groups in their parishes. “Bible circles” first emerged in… Read more »

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Portugal
Biblical Week in Madeira

With joy and enthusiasm the Daughters of St. Paul of Funchal, Madeira recently held a biblical Week in Arco da Calheta parish. The week was a time of intense spiritual animation, during which the parishioners had the chance to read, meditate on, pray and savor the Word of God. Community sharing of the Word has… Read more »

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Italy
If not now, when?

More than 230 demonstrations throughout Italy and hundreds more around the world were scheduled to support the cause, “If not now, when?”-an initiative in favor of the dignity of woman. Addressing one such crowd in a packed town square in Turin, Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a Comboni missionary who worked in Africa for 24 years and… Read more »

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Taiwan
Mother Teresa’s Book

After ranking among the top ten online best sellers in Taiwan, Mother Teresa’s book, The Joy of Loving, edited in Chinese by the Daughters of St. Paul of Taipei, is now one of the contenders for “the best book cover of the year” award-a contest promoted by the International Book Fair to be held in… Read more »

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Poland
New FSP Community in Warsaw

On 25 January 2011, the Pauline Family in Poland gathered in the chapel of the new FSP residence in Warsaw to celebrate the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul and participate in the blessing of the new house. (The new FSP book center was inaugurated on 8 September 2010.) During the Mass Fr. Roman… Read more »

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Italy
Defending the Dignity of Women

At a time in which the Italian press seems to be undermining woman of her dignity, we would like to concur with the reflections of Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a Consolata missionary who is in charge of the “Women and Minors” Office of USMI (Union of Italian Women Major Superiors).Sr. Eugenia has worked for years to… Read more »

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