BOCOS MERINO Aquilino, CMF, Cardinal, Arraigados y arriesgados. Siguiendo las huellas de Claret en el 150 aniversario de su muerte, (Deep-rooted and risky. Following in Claret’s footsteps on the 150th anniversary of his death), CMF General Government, Rome 2020, Claretian Publications, Madrid 2020, pp. 422.
As Fr. M Vattamattam, current Superior General of the Claretian Congregation says, “this book, Arraigados y arriesgados, (more…)
“When an institute or convent does not have spirit, it is dead; it will not listen to voices or dispositions, however wise, holy and charitable they may be.”
(Notas sobre el Concilio Vaticano I, en AEC p. 578)
ONLY THE SPIRIT GIVES LIFE
For Claret it is the spirit that keeps us on course. It is one’s spirit that lets us be upright before difficulties and challenges. It is in the small things where consistency of this spirit is tested.
There have been many attempts at reform within the Christian and religious life but only those that have come after listening closely to the Spirit have been successful. (more…)
Historical photos are an important source for knowing our history. Here at Arxiu Claret there is a large collection of old photos that shows us the faces of many of our brothers and recalls a series of important events, such as the General Chapters, and moments of daily life, such as those shared in the houses of formation. Fr. Vittorio Bruscella, CMF, for two months has dedicated himself to unravel the mysteries of these photographs.