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Building fraternity in Bruges

Hello from Bruges, cradle of the Xaverian Brothers Family. After a dreary weather on our opening day, we seem to be quite graced to have the sun shining so brightly this Wednesday. Yesterday, Bro. Dominique accompanied several of our associates and collaborators to the Xaverian community at Mariastraat. There, Bro. […]

by × July 18, 2012 ×

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Reflection on the Lived Experience of Xaverian Charism – Dr. Ed Hardiman

Reflection on the Lived Experience of Xaverian Charism – Dr. Ed Hardiman

Introduction: Come to this presentation with a sense of being powerfully put in my place. It is an honor and a privilege to spend time with you as a member of this International Assembly; it is also extraordinarily humbling to be asked to share a reflection with this group.  I have […]

by × July 18, 2012 ×

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Bishop of Bruges visits Assembly 2012

Bishop of Bruges visits Assembly 2012

Bishop Jozef DeKesel, Bishop of Bruges, visited the participants at Assembly 2012 on Tuesday, 17 July.   Br. Larry Harvey welcomed the Bishop and spoke about the special relationship the Bishop of Bruges had with Theodore James Ryken when the Congregation was founded.  Br. Larry went on to mention how […]

by × July 17, 2012 ×

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Brother Joe Pawlika – Talk on Xaverian Life Form, Assembly 2012

Brother Joe Pawlika – Talk on Xaverian Life Form, Assembly 2012

My recent reflections on the “Life Form Dimension” of the Xaverian Charism have centered on the recurring and developing sense of “place” in Ryken’s life and in the life of the Xaverian Congregation. I use the word “place” not so much in the sense of a physical/geographical location, but as […]

by × July 17, 2012 ×

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Setting the Stage for Assembly 2012: Opening talk by Br Larry Harvey

Setting the Stage for Assembly 2012 Brother Lawrence Harvey, CFX Part One – Mount Carmel and Mount Tabor Good morning.  I want to add my personal welcome to the one that Brother Dan gave earlier.  Although we celebrate today the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, I would like […]

by × July 16, 2012 ×