En este espacio se almacenan las noticias relacionadas con el CESC.

Opening events programme of “Xifré Year”

On February 19, 2017 we will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of Fr. José Xifré Mussach, cmf, who was a cofounder and superior general of the Claretian Congregation for 42 years.

We will open the “Xifré Year” with some celebrations on the 17th and 18th of February, and it will be closed on November 3, 2017, a date that recalls his death in 1899. (more…)

Let the 1864 Christmas enlighten our 2016 Christmas!

042“The angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. Behold, I am telling you a Good News, a great joy for all the people: Today in the City of David the Savior, the Messiah and Lord… has been born for you… “(Lk 2, 10-11). May this Christmas be a new opportunity to let ourselves be surprised by the mercy of the Lord. May the light of the Child God enlighten our hearts and bring justice and peace to the world. May his closeness make us joyful witnesses of the transforming force of his Gospel! Merry Christmas!

The image shown here refers to a scene from the mystical life of Fr. Claret, which took place on the Christmas night of 1864, as related by his own confessor, Fr. Carmelo Sala. If you want to deepen in the spiritual and missionary sense that this Christmas had for Claret, you can continue reading the reflection that we are offering now. (more…)

We wish you a good Advent Season

Come, Lord Jesus. With the whole Church, we long for your Coming. False illusions have left us emptier than before, we need you, our only Savior and our true Hope. We need to remember and celebrate that you, being God, have become incarnate as a man to fill our life, our world and our history with divine significance. May your Word awaken us, make us more aware of your Presence and make us more audacious and cordial missionaries. Amen.

Josu Alday classifying documentation at CESC

alday_josu_6Josu Alday, superior of the community of Donostia/San Sebastián (Claretian province of Euska-Herria) andcollaborator of the CESC, is staying in our Mother House of Vic from 3rd to  27th November of 2016, registering the archive material. This is an arduous work because there are about 40,000 documents. Fr. Josu Alday, a well-known researcher on Claretian themes, has immersed himself, with patience and constancy,in this sea of documents to catalogue them according tothe theme of each printed photograph, so that researchers can access this rich material with more order and ease. (more…)

Fr. Federico, thank you for showing us the missionary paths of Fr. Claret!

gutierrez_serrano_federicoEvery Claretian living his vocation with dedication and joy is a faithful transmitter of the charisma that the Spirit gave to the Church and to the world through St. Anthony Mary Claret. However, in order to keep track of the “embodiment” of this gift of the Spirit in its first moments, we need that some Claretians help us find among the ashes of historical documents, the bright embers of the Spirit’s action which awakened our charisma as a gale of apostolic fire. Those early moments of our history are an inspiration, a source, a constant Pentecost, that we should never stop drinking as fresh water that encourages us and motivates us to be better missionaries. (more…)