“Con todas las fuerzas mientras haya tiempo…”

Saint Joseph Freinademetz “With all my strength while there is time …” The month of January offers us the possibility of celebrating the two saints so dear to our missionary families, Arnold Janssen and Joseph Freinademetz. They are models of a spirituality incarnated in the Light of the Word and anchored in the power of […]

Joseph Freinademetz Novena day 8

Novena in Honor of St. Joseph Freinademetz Day 8. That all may be one: the Missionary Community When Joseph was appointed superior of the Divine Word Missionaries in China, among his many duties was the task of caring for the physical and spiritual wellbeing of the missionaries. During a retreat he said to them: “Our […]

Joseph Freinademetz Novena day 4

Novena in Honor of St. Joseph Freinademetz Day 4. The Father’s Revelation to the Little and Simple Ones: Poverty of the Missions Shortly after arriving at the Chinese mission Joseph Freinademetz wrote: “My dwelling place at present is a hut belonging to a Christian from the locality. It is made out of wood and clay, […]