One of our missionaries, Br. Anton Freitas, MSC, passed away this month. Br. Tony was a foreign missionary for most of his religious life (volunteering for the mission to Papua New Guinea in 1957 after he made his perpetual profession of vows). Here are some of his reflections on... Read More →
Brother Anton, Freitas, MSC, a member of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, . . . Br. Tony was one of ten children. He was born in Fall River, MA, on February 5, 1922, to John B. and Rose P. Freitas, both now deceased. He attended the John J. Doran and Samuel Watson Grammar... Read More →
Spring at last! It is great that the cold weather has finished, the sun has come out, the trees are blossoming and the flowers are blooming. It is refreshing and a great time to be alive and enjoying God’s beautiful creation! On May 13 our community gathered at Nazareth Retreat... Read More →
Many years ago our province started giving a “Mission Cross” to those who were transferred from one community to another inside the United States. I had not been aware of this new practice till I was “Missioned” for my first time May 28 1992 from San Bernardino, CA to Youngstown,... Read More →
El seguimiento de Jesús es al más que solo aprender unas reglas y normas y observarlas. Más bien, requiere que desde el hondo del corazón nos enfoquemos en Dios asegurando así que su amor motiva todas nuestras relaciones. ... See MoreSee Less
Living loving relationships is not as easy as following rules but it is the way of faith that Jesus teaches us. In the end, the spirit of the rules will be lived: the commandments, beatitudes, and laws of the Church, etc. not as obedience to external regulations but rather as expressions that flow out of my really being the loving person I am called to be. ... See MoreSee Less
Following Jesus is a lot more than just learning some rules to keep and then following them. Rather, it is about centering our hearts on God and making sure that love is what is flowing through all our relationships.... ... See MoreSee Less
Following Jesus is a lot more than just learning some rules to keep and then following them. Rather, it is about centering our hearts on God and making sure that love is what is flowing through all our relationships.