Dear associates of the CJM, the members of the community of Benin to whom you have entrusted your community prayer for the month of April 2021, greet you and thank you for your kind attention. First of all, let's observe a minute of silence for our late members: Thomas, Preserve, François and Justine. Think about what the faith of Saint Paul enabled him to do for the world!. Think about what the small troop of disciples chosen by Christ was able to accomplish, despite the Roman power united against them!. The power of the great benefactors of mankind came from their faith in their mission, from the certainty that they had been sent to deliver a certain message to the world, to make an important contribution to the march of civilization

Brothers and Sisters in the united hearts of Jesus and Mary, we greet you. On this Solemn day dedicated to St Joseph, we, associates and friends of the vice-province of Africa would like to share with you our meditation.

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At the end of this month, we will start a new year, according to the rhythm the Church offers us in the liturgy. Despite the state of pandemic afflicting everyone on earth and imposing health restrictions that are painful and seem endless to us, time flies. However this time belongs to God, it is given to us in order to accomplish our own missions in life, in order to continue as a Church the work of the Lord to make this world better and worthy of the salvation granted to us, and for the

The expression ‘states and mysteries of Jesus' remains very mysterious! What are we talking about, when we touch the most precious of the treasures of St.John Eudes' spiritual pedagogy? "Each event in the life of the Son of God is a mystery and to each mystery corresponds a state of the Incarnate Word, which finds its value in the Incarnation" (Louis Cognet). We usually use the expression “mysteries” when we pray the Rosary (with its twenty mysteries), but, in truth, their number is not limited

The "mystery of mysteries" of our Christian life, that we know well and repeat often, is the formation of Jesus in us. The renewed and massive use of this expression of Saint John Eudes, taken from Saint Paul's letter to the Galatians (4: 19), is preceded by his personal experience as a loving disciple of Jesus. John Eudes lives another expression of the same letter to the Galatians: “yet I live, no longer I, but Christ lives in me;” (2: 20), the most cited verse in all his works. This is