Community July 29
The African region is a part of the European Province (Prov. Stat. 19.c).
For these historic events, we thank God!
X 1210 FOUNDATION of the Order at Clairlieu in Europe!
X 1248 FINAL APPROVAL of the Order in Europe!
X 1287 DISCOVERY OF THE RELICS of St. Odilia in Europe!
X 1410 CHAPTER OF REFORM in Europe!
X 1840 SECOND FOUNDING of the Order in Europe!
X 1920 FOUNDATION IN THE CONGO at Bondo!
X 1938 BISHOP BLESSING, O.S.C., first Bishop of Bondo!
X 1955 FOUNDATION OF THE PROVINCE OF BLESSED THEODORE DE
CELLES in Belgium!
BISHOP CREEMERS, O.S.C., second Bishop of Bondo!
X 1965 MARTYRDOM of 23 Crosiers in Buta and Dakwa in the Congo!
X 1984 FOUNDATION OF MUSYENENE in North Kivu!
X 1985 FOUNDATION OF MULO in North Kivu!
BEGINNING OF THE NOVITIATE in Mulo!
X 1991 FOUNDATION OF THE SCHOLASTICATE in Kinshasa in the Congo!
X 1993 CROSIERS LEAVE BONDO after 73 years!
X 1999 FIRST REGIONAL CHAPTER in the Congo!
X 2000 CONSOLIDATION OF DUTCH, BELGIAN AND GERMAN PROVINCES in
X 2008 ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PROPROVINCE MARTYRS OF BONDO in the
For events yet to happen, we pray to God!
The bird that doesn’t fly never knows where the wheat is ripe. (Nande)