Aug 15 Florida Companions celebrate Covenant Rite Aug 17 Companion Council Teleconference Aug 19 - 20 Convener/Sponsor Training, Saint Charles Center, Ohio Aug 22 Companion Directors Team meets with Putnam County Companions April 31 - Sept 2 Companion Directors Team meets with North and South Dakota Companions Sept 11 Companion Directors Team meets with Dayton Companions Sept [...]
On November 1st the new directors' team began working for the Companion Movement. Fr. David Matz, Kathy Keary and Vicky Otto are excited to begin their ministry with the Companions throughout the United States. As we move forward into our future and our vision statement, Gather, Send, we ask for your prayers and support. The central office [...]
California Companions Gather with Fr. Jack McClure, CPPS and Fr. Matt Link, CPPS for a most gracious and hospitable celebration of the Feast of St. Gaspar, our founder. — at Most Holy Redeemer Church.
From left to right: Fr. David Matz, CPPS, Fr. Timothy Armbruster, CPPS, Vicky Otto, Fr. Vince Wirtner, CPPS, Katie Staniskewski, Francisco Ortiz, Pat Large, Nathan Hess, Carolyn Wynk On Aug. 1-3, 2014, 9 persons: young adult companions, 2 vocation directors, a companion council member, and a companion inquirer gathered with Fr. David Matz, [...]
Precious Blood Companions, Our annual Companion retreat will be held in both provinces this year. In Kansas City Province we’ll gather from September 27 to September 28, 2014 at Conception Abbey in Conception, Missouri. In Cincinnati Province, the Companion Retreat will be at St. Charles Center from October 25th and 26th, 2014. Sister Mary Kevin [...]
The "Joy of the Gospel" The Companions Pilgrimage to Sorrowful Mother Shrine included a presentation by Fr. David Matz on The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) by Pope Francis. The section he presented, examined what an evangelizing community of missionary disciples looks like. The Pope’s points helped me to reflect on what [...]
From June 14th to the 17th, the community at Sonnino House in Berkeley, CA hosted the board of the Catholic Association for Lesbian and Gay Ministry (CALGM). It is a organization that provides a network for those ministers and ministries in our Church that work directly with Lesbian and Gay persons, their family, friends and communities. Fr. [...]
On June 3rd, Companion Missionaries gathered with member Missionaries at the Kansas City Assembly to celebrate Covenant Rites. About 40 people celebrated the renewal of their covenants with the community.
COMPANIONS DAY OF PILGRIMAGE Sorrowful Mother Shrine, August 10, 2014 Presentation by Fr. David Matz, CPPS Interim Companion Director on the Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium. The cost of Lunch is $10.00/person and is to be paid upon making your reservations. Make checks payable to Sorrowful Mother Shrine. Please send your reservations to Br. Terry [...]
Companions will be joining the incorporated members of the Kansas City Province on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at their provincial assembly. After a Day of Reflection given by Sr. Joyce Rupp, Companions will gather with Interim director, Fr. David Matz, CPPS to be introduced to our new vision statement and discuss it. That meeting will [...]