On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the pilgrimage of Saint Anthony Mary Claret to the Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe We are offering a lecture by Fr. Carlos Sánchez Miranda, CMF (Director of the CESC). (more…)
On the occasion of the forthcoming beatification of the 109 Claretian martyrs on October 21, in the basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, we are offering you a text that briefly recounts the martyrdom of our brothers and it can help us to know their history better. (more…)
Dear friends: The CESC website is just born. It is an old dream that finally comes true. Like any newborn, it will gradually grow up and get better equipped to meet its objectives. To start, we are offering a chart with some guidelines to make the most of our website. Not to disappoint anyone, we must advise that you are not going to find on this website news about the life of the Claretian Congregation, since a specific page for it already exists, or find daily news about CESC because the goals set for this page are different and we want you to know them so that you can enjoy this familiar corner within the ocean of the Internet. (more…)
“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). (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.