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bagno

In the second Sunday of the advent - 8th of December -  Bagno seminary ( the ‘Heart’ of the Polish Salvatorian Province), has celebrated a Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This splendid day has commenced with the Eucharist in our seminarian chapel, which was celebrated by Fr. Piotr Filas SDS, Provincial Superior of the Polish Province SDS and other Salvatorian Priests from Polish Province. 

novitiate

On the 31st of November we have celebrated a feast day of St. Andrew the Apostle. This was a very special day in our Bagno Seminary, here in Poland. In the beginning I would like to start of with a little introduction or my own interpretation of the biblical text which relates to Andrew the Apostle.

vows 2013

On the 7th of September 2013 Salvatorian Seminary In Bagno (Poland), a small Town located around 30 km from Wrocław, has celebrated an entrance of 7 candidates to the novitiate. Also there was a special occasion where 4 of the graduated novices received their habits. On next day, 8th of Semptember – the Feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the commemoration of death of Fr. Jordan – they had their first vows where they promised to live in purity, obedience  and poverty. The celebration was accompanied by Salvatorian priests and brothers, priests from other communities, the families and friends. 

pl ordination 2013

On May 25th 2013 seven Salvatorian Deacons were ordained to the Priesthood by the Most Reverend Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki. The solemn celebration took place in Trzebinia (Poland), at the Basilica of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.

newpopeCardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope. The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit. The Argentine cardinal was elected on Wednesday, 13th of March 2013 (European time).

new general

„The ordinary general chapter elects the superior general and his consultors for a six year term and provides for the election of the officers of the generalate according to the prescriptions of the general directory. (...) It enacts ordinances and directives which promote the growth and well being of the Society.”

Constitutions of the Society of the Divine Saviour - 710

Members of the new General Council elected during XVIII General Chapter of the Salvatorians

 

sds chapter

"The general chapter is a special opportunity for the Society, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, to evaluate its apostolic and religious life. The chapter evaluates the state of the Society and gives directions for its life and ministry within the Church. It also helps build a spirit of unity within the whole Society. All of its deliberations proceed in an atmosphere of prayer and discernment. We prepare for the chapter, conscientiously elect the delegates, and support the chapter with our prayers."

Constitutions of the Society of the Divine Saviour – 709

pl ordination 2011

Polish Province of the Society of Divine Saviour has the gift of new priests and deacons.  On 28 May this year,  at the Shrine of Fatima in Trzebinia, seven Salvatorian deacons and five acolytes received their ordination from the hands of Bishop Jan Zajac.

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