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New digitized work: Marian Writings of Claret

Following with our digitization work, this December we are offering you a new book of high importance for the knowledge of the figure of Claret:


Edition prepared by Jesús BERMEJO, CMF

Preliminary study by José María VIÑAS, CMF

Presentation by Gustavo ALONSO, CMF Superior General


Presentation of a fundamental book about Claret, in Vic

On November 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the presentation of the book “Las misiones populares del Padre Claret en Cataluña entre 1840 y 1850. Un camino de evangelización en tiempos de crisis” (“The popular missions of Father Claret in Catalonia between 1840 and 1850. An evangelisation path in times of crisis”) took place”; it has been published by Claret Publishing Co., Barcelona 2019, 477 pp.

It is actually the result of the Doctoral Thesis defended by Fr. Carlos Sánchez Miranda, cmf, at the Pontificia Universidad Comillas of Madrid (Spain). It is also the first volume of the “Urget” collection, which will offer studies on the figure of Saint Anthony Mary Claret (1807-1870), his life, mission, text and context.


A film about Claret

For years the Claretian Missionaries and other groups of the Claretian Family had been thinking about making a film about Saint Anthony Mary Claret. His life has all the necessary features to make it attractive and “edifying”, if this last adjective can still be used at a time when only the “villains” seem to enjoys good press. Perhaps the complexity of the character, the variety of settings in which he moved (Catalonia, Canary Islands, Cuba, Madrid, a number of places in Spain, Lisbon, Paris, Rome, Fontfroide) and, above all, the high costs involved in making a film ended up discouraging us. But everything began to change in the wake of the film “A forbidden God,” which tells the story of the Claretian martyrs of Barbastro. The good acceptance on the part of many people – not always on the part of a certain review that tends to disregard everything related to the Church – encouraged us to embark on the adventure (more…)

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Claret in Pixels

If Claret is alive today, knowing him well and all that he did, he would be using today’s platforms to attain his objectives of knowing God and letting others know Him, loving God and make others love Him more, serve God and bring others to serve Him better, to praise God and lead others to praise Him too.

I never dreamt of becoming a missionary. But maybe God dreamt that I would be one, so I am who I am today. Late that I have discovered my missionary vocation (more…)

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Pilgrimage to the town of Vic

Cordimarian Filiation Members

After our training course and the meeting with our sisters (more…)

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January, 20

“Mary has to be the Mother of God himself. According to a philosophical principle there has to be a certain proportion between the form and the dispositions of the matter: the dignity of Mother of God is here like form and the Heart of Mary is the matter that has to receive this form. Oh, what a summit of graces, virtues and other dispositions are put together in that most holy and purest Heart” (Letter of Father Claret to a devotee of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in EC, II, p. 1499).


Before so many virtues and graces, these admirations of Claret´s soul are certainly (more…)

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Fr. Josep Rovira, cmf, member of the CESC, explains how young Anthony Claret lived situations that led him to rethink the meaning of his life and give a radical vocational response. We pray that the celebration of World Youth Day  may become an opportunity for many young people to deepen their experience of encountering Christ and dare to follow and announce him.

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