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A word from our Superior general
Contest for the creation of a song for the Centenary of the QFMS (SMÉ)
This contest for creating the Jubilee Hymn has as purpose to express the joy and gratitude to the Lord for the foundation of our Missionary Society, which has the official motto: “To run the risk of the encounter at the service of the Gospel”, inspired by Evangelii Gaudium #88.
Seventh Sunday of Easter
But how to proclaim the gospel and be the witness of the love and mercy of God in these difficult times? Where does Jesus send us? He sends us not only to those who are near or to the most welcoming people to us but to everyone, in any milieu, existential peripheries, to those who seem more distant and also to the most indifferent who needs the light of the gospel...
a new path
From January 27th to February 1st, 2020, a group of 20 people, all missionaries, gathered in Guatemala City at the House of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. They came from four countries (Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Honduras). We wanted to route together as a Central American region, the lines of action with which we will work in communion to undertake the Vocational Project "Descubre Tu Camino" that the Foreign Missions Society (SME) is promoting in our region.
99th Anniversary of The Foundation of the QFMS (SMÉ)
MESSAGE OF THE
XIVth GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The four weeks of our Assembly were the result of a long process of prayer, reflection, sharing and discernment that was lived out in all our Local Groups, Regions and our PGM through the recollections which invited us to review our experience of the Mission in communion.
It is then from the fruits of our collective reflection of the last year on that theme that the 14 members of the Assembly and the 16 invited guests began to work together so as to discern the missionary summons that the Lord makes to us in the actual context that is ours...
Ordinations - Kenya
Ordination - Digos
This past September 24, our brother Juvanne Regidor was ordained a priest in the Cathedral of Digos, "Mary Mediatrix of All Graces". The ceremony was presided over by Bishop Guillermo Afable, Bishop of Digos, Philippines...
loved ones... Jean Ménard, p.m.é.
Father Jean Ménard, priest of the Foreign Missions, died in Laval on Sunday January 26th, 2020 at the age of 91 years and 6 months. Born in Valleyfield on July 23rd, 1928, he was the son of Joseph-Maximilien Ménard and Juliette L’Arche. He did his secondary studies at the Valleyfield Seminary, then his theological studies at the University Seminar of Ottawa and at the Major Seminary of Foreign Missions in Pont-Viau ...
loved ones...Léo Anctil, pmé
Father Léo Anctil, priest of the Foreign Missions, died in Laval on March 30th, 2020, at the age of 86 years and 10 months. He was born in St.Philippe de Néri on May 16th, 1933. He was missionary in Peru (1960-75; 78-85) and in Canada (1975-78; 86-2020).
loved ones...Jacques Paquin, p.m.é.
Father Jaques Paquin, priest of the Foreign Missions, died in Laval on May 10th, 2020, at the age of 90 years and 3 months. Born in Deschambault, January 31, 1930. He was a missionary in the Philippines (1959-72; 84-89; 94-96) and in Canada (1972-83; 89-94; 96-2020).
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR JUBILIARIANS 2020
60 years of priesthood : Hervé Caron, Guy Lamoureux, Gervais Turgeon.
50 years of priesthood : Charles-Aimé Bolduc, Mgr Guy Charbonneau, André Dionne, Guy Levesque, André Rondeau, Pierre Samson.
25 years of priesthood : Mgr Martin Laliberté.
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