Historical Notes

The Foundation of the Congregation in the eyes Clotet

I was working as a priest-econome in a small town in the diocese, very satisfied with my position. But since it seemed to me that an assignment in a charitable institution would be more suited to my inclinations and character, I consulted Doctor Jaime Passarell. He...

Remembering Most Rev. Fr. MARTIN ALSINA, CMF, on the Centenary of his death (March 2, 1922)

In remembering Reverend Fr. Martin Alsina 100 years after his death, it is not a question here of recalling the milestones of his personal history and his tireless work as General of the Congregation, which are already well known. But it could be the moment to recall...

The chapel where Fr. José Xifré was ordained priest in 1840

Until recently there was an inherited tradition about the priestly ordination of Fr. José Xifré in Rome, that is to say about the exact place where this important event in his life took place. Traditionally it was supposed to have been celebrated in the private chapel...

25 years is nothing … the mission is eternal

Rome, Italy. It was not by chance that it was the day of St. Teresa, I am sure. The lady traveler joined the small group of two (we were not one and a half, as in the case of the reform of the Carmel) that began the journey of the new Claretian mission in the Russian...