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Video about the Divine Word Missionaries Emergency Assistance programs to the nediest during the time of Covid-19.
The SVD and SSPS in Habana work together to run a feeding program for aged, “Dinning for the aged”. This project offers a plate of food at lunchtime to about 50 aged persons. These people come to our parish not only to get their warm plate of food but also spiritual nourishment.
The group of volunteers headed by Father Arlindo Dias, SVD from Our Lady of Fatima Parish in San Pablo (Brazil), brings food to the homeless in the southern part of the city. Please, check the video: https://globoplay.globo.com/v/8494004
The participants take to heart the Pact of Catacombs as a guiding force in the mission of the Church to this day.
"Naturally and inescapably, the poor set the Church face to face with the Gospel". (Jon Sobrino)
Jon Sobrino speaks about the Pact.
Urbaniana University, Rome
November 14, 2015
To celebrate 50 years of the Pact of the Catacombs, scores of bishops, priests, religious and laypeople gathered at the Pontifical University of Urbaniana for the seminar “A poor Church serving the Poor - The Pact of the Catacombs and its Impact Today”. The seminar was arranged by the Union of Superiors General of the female and male religious congregations (USG/UISG), the Documentation and Research Center on Mission (SEDOS), the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD), and the Pontifical University of Urbaniana.