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A dear friend is ordained a bishop in Brazil

ARARIPINA, Brazil — A good friend of The Lay Centre was ordained a bishop in Brazil: Bishop Francisco de Sales, O.Carm. Our Brazilian resident, Filipe Domingues, represented The Lay Centre community at the celebration, held 4 August. Domingues, who is in Brazil for his summer holiday, … Continue reading

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Friendly evening with Passionist Priests

It has already become a tradition that once a year The Lay Centre‘s resident community visits the Passionist priests generalate. They generously welcome us in their house, on the Caelium Hill, since 2009. In a spirit of hospitality and friendship, we had Mass … Continue reading

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Evening Discussion on Lay Leadership in the Church

By Matthew Doeing On 9 March, our community was proud to welcome a group of laypersons who brought a message about the importance of management, best practices, and lay leadership in the Church. In particular, our visitors consisted of laywomen who had … Continue reading

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St Thomas undergrads visit martyrs’ shrine

By Filipe Domingues A chilly Roman winter morning was just like springtime for Minnesota undergraduate students from St Thomas University, who joined members of The Lay Centre resident community in a serene visit to the basilica dedicated to Saints John and … Continue reading

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Lay Centre marks anniversary in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Friends of The Lay Centre gathered in Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, to mark the 30th anniversary of the institute. The benefit evening, hosted at Georgetown Visitation, underlined the growth of The Lay Centre’s mission and its international reach … Continue reading

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Christians called to glorify God with one voice

By Sebastian Harries For the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, The Lay Centre co-organised a talk by the biblical scholar and Anglican Bishop N.T. Wright and a service of ecumenical evening prayer. The event took place at the Centro … Continue reading

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What about the Millennial Generation?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The results of a new Pew Research Center survey, released Jan. 4, found the up-and-coming generation of leaders, known as the Millennials, is less likely to believe in God and less likely to trust religious institutions than … Continue reading

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