From May 28 to June 2, 2018, Fr. Carlos Sánchez Miranda, cmf, Director of the CESC, has participated in the Encounter of Evangelizers in the peripheries, in Guatemala; on Wednesday the 30th, he gave the lecture entitled Claret, evangelizer of the peripheries of his time.
It is a rereading of Fr. Claret’s life from the key of the peripheries. On the CESC website, we offer the content of it so that we continue to deepen the knowledge of our Founder and may his apostolic dedication continue inspiring us to be more faithful to his missionary spirit.
To commemorate the celebration of Archives Week (International Archives Day 9 June 2018), we inform that we have just processed an important documentary collection.
On February 8, 2018 we received five hard cover volumes of historical documentation related to the Construction Project of the Church of Sant Antoni Maria Claret and the House of Spirituality Father Claret, in Vic (1947-1957).
It consists of the project, sketches, invoices and correspondence related to the construction (more…)
The volume XXXII of Studia Claretiana (293 pages) has just come out.
You can access it in the “Journals” section of this website, both the “Indexes” and the full text in PDF. Since we celebrated from February 17 to November 3, 2017 the Bicentennial of the Birth of Fr. José Xifré (1817-2017), co-founder of the Congregation and from 1858 to 1899 Superior General of the same, four out of the five studies are dedicated to him (pp. 9-184). (more…)
“I have never made a retreat so full of sufferings and trials but neither, perhaps, so replete with great graces. I realized this on the day I said my First Mass,.” (Aut 102).
That happened to Claret during the spiritual exercises while preparing for his priestly ordination; at that time he was 27 years old and still remembers when he was already 54. (more…)
Fr Carlos Sánchez, CMF, Director of the Centre of Claretian Spirituality in Vic, presents the scope and mission of the CESC as a center of historical research and spur of Claretian spirituality.