"Make of the World One Family!"
~ St. Guido M. Conforti
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As of June 2021 Xaverian Missionaries will share news, reflections, and events via the Instagram Social Media Platform. We hope you will like and follow us there. You will see posts from all around the Xaverian world.
A Politics Rooted in the People

Pope Francis’s sent a video message to this international online conference, in which Catholic parishioners, priests and theologians involved in community organising gathered to discuss his new book, Let Us Dream.

His message, the keynote address from Austen Ivereigh and Patricia Gualinga, and the conference presentations - with testimony from grassroots leaders in Boston, Chicago, Cologne, Leeds, London, Los Angeles and Rome can be accessed here.
Vocational Journey: “Do you believe that I love you?”
...I have been concretely touched by the reality of being a Xaverian Brother among those who are preparing for the ministry of priesthood. Honestly, my answer is renewed every day through simple and small commitments that ordinary life requires. Last semester, in my class ‘History of Spirituality’, the teacher shared a thought attributed to Saint Francis of Assisi where at the end of his life, God asked him “Did you believe that I love you?” This insight made me realize that God continually addresses the same question to me, in different circumstances. Read more of the reflection of Bro. Giomar Henrique SX.
Fr. Carl Chudy SX, Interfaith Outreach Coordinator at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine has successfully completed a Doctor of Ministry program at Hartford Seminary, Hartford, Connecticut. Graduation will take place Friday, May 21 on zoom.
Fr. Chudy completed a Master of Arts degree in 2018 at Hartford Seminary in "Transformative Spirituality and Leadership," with a focus on interfaith dialogue and religious secular dialogue. His doctoral thesis, which was just accepted, is titled: "Postsecular Catholicism: Toward a New Understanding and Pastoral Praxis in Catholic Families with Disaffiliated Children in the Archdiocese of Boston."
Further research in religious disaffiliation and how the church may respond will continue, along with ongoing projects of interfaith dialogue and secular outreach in the Boston area.

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Fr. Rocco Puopolo, SX, shares a message of hope during this pandemic.
This video was made by the Missionari Saveriani for the series, "Covid and signs of hope!" English with subtitles in Italian.
Click on the image for more information on the Open Spirit Zoom events.

Find out more about the Metrowest Interfaith Dialogue Project.
Dialogue Matters - Interview with an Expert in the Interfaith Dialogue

Fr. Rocco Viviano is a Xaverian Missionary who currently works in Japan. He got a Master's degree in Missiology and a Ph.D. in Interfaith Dialogue.

What is interfaith dialogue? How does it work? How to become people of dialogue? Is dialogue part of the Christian faith? Is the dialogue in opposition to the proclamation of the Gospel? These and more questions are answered in this episode...Listen to podcast of Pietro Rossini SX.
"Let us pray for those who risk their lives while fighting for fundamental rights under dictatorships, authoritarian regimes and even in democracies in crisis, that they may see their sacrifice and their work bear abundant fruit." ~ Pope Francis – April 2021

"Defending fundamental human rights demands courage and determination. I’m referring to actively combating poverty, inequality, the lack of work, land and housing, and the denial of social and labor rights.
Often, in practice, fundamental human rights are not equal for all.
There are first-, second-, and third-class people, and those who are disposable. No. They must be equal for all.

In some places, defending people’s dignity can mean going to prison, even without a trial. Or it might mean slander. Every human being has the right to develop fully, and this fundamental right cannot be denied by any country. Let us pray for those who risk their lives while fighting for fundamental rights under dictatorships, authoritarian regimes and even in democracies in crisis, that they may see their sacrifice and their work bear abundant fruit." Learn more.
Image by Lolame from Pixabay 
Prayer for Rooted Resolution

God, You who call us to be Community,
We thank you for this day,
For this life and breath so that we may work
To fulfill the Beloved Community.
Thank you for giving us a root to seek
The living waters and radical connections
That help us grow.
We ask for the strength to carry on
Through tired legs, heavy minds, and weeping
We ask for the wisdom to recognize the
We have to each other so that we may build
Compassion, empathy, and solidarity.
Please cultivate our hearts
So that we set aside our egos
To listen and to walk in solidarity and mutuality
With those who are marginalized and
Please cultivate our understanding
To know the impacts of our actions.
Help us to recognize the Peace needed
To forgive ourselves and each other
So that we may walk together in love, not hate.
Help us to recognize your Spirit in the
Between our roots, in our community,
And in our families...

The Xaverian Missionaries resolve to bring you the best content to promote community and "Make of the World, One Family"! See you on Instagram!!!!
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