La visite du Pape François concerne tous les Eudistes : Supérieur General
Dans un message envoyé à tous les Eudistes, le Père Jean-Michel Amouriaux, Supérieur Général de la Congrégation de Jésus et Marie, fait référence au thème important de la visite apostolique du Pape François en Colombie pour faire le premier pas « vers un pays réconcilié sans faire marche en arrière ».
Le successeur de saint Jean Eudes a souligné l'importance du pays d'Amérique latine pour la Congrégation, notant que « la moitié des Eudistes incorporés sont membres de la province de la Colombie et de la province Minuto de Dios ». En effet, la présence d'associés, amis et collaborateurs, partageant la mission de la Congrégation dans ce pays, est une contribution
Saint Jean Eudes Founder of the Congregation of Jesus and Mary 1601-1680
FR. Jean-Jacques Blouet de Camilly, 2th General Superior 1680-1711
FR. Guy de Fontaines de Neuilly, 3th General Superior 1711-1727
FR. Pierre Cousin 4th General Superior 1727-1751
FR. Jean Prosper Auvray de St-André 5th General Superior 1751-1770
FR. Michel Lefèvre 6th General Superior 1770-1775
FR. Pierre Le Cocq 7th General Superior 1775-1777
FR. François Pierre Dumont 8th General
The Eudists are jointly responsible for the life and apostolate of the Congregation: living and developing their mission together in the same way that Jesus and his apostles did. Jesus, the Son of God, wanted to share the human condition to reveal to the world the coming of the Kingdom of God. He gathered around him twelve disciples and he made them his companions and his envoys.
United with Christ as members following his lead1, Eudists gather in fraternal communities, to follow the example
The Greater Eudist Family is a network of congregations and lay groups living the spiritual heritage of St. John Eudes. It includes two congregations founded directly by him, as well as other congregations that have him as their spiritual father. Here are some of them:
SISTERS OF OUR LADY OF CHARITY
The Institute of the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity was founded by St. John Eudes in 1641 in Caen, France. Their main ministry is working with "women in need": offering counseling services in
In seventeenth-century France, Cardinal Pierre de Bérulle founded what is called the French School of Spirituality, a spiritual current, well known in the Christocentric XVIIth century, but with a mystical side particular to this School.
This path and spiritual experience emphasized that Christ is not only the model, the goal and the invisible drive of our spiritual life; and that we are not only in contact with Him, but that we are one with Him and that with Him we are one mystical person