Brother Joe Pawlika – Talk on Xaverian Life Form, Assembly 2012

[ilink url=”http://xaverianbrothers.kurt/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/A-Talk-on-Xaverian-Life-Form-Joe-Pawlika-1.pdf” style=”download”]Click here to download a PDF version of this article[/ilink] My recent reflections on the “Life Form Dimension” of the Xaverian Charism have centered on the recurring and developing sense of “place” in Ryken’s life and in the life of the Xaverian Congregation. I use the word “place” not so much in the[read more]

Xaverian Charism Project

As part of the ongoing study of the Xaverian Charism, a committee of Xaverian Brothers, led by Brother Regj Cruz, has drafted 4 “working papers” to provide background on Theodore Ryken’s charism and a starting point for us to understand the foundational elements of the Xaverian Charism.  The “working papers” have been collected into a[read more]

Other Resources to help in Living the Charism

Here is a link to Reflections that Brother Art Caliman gave at Assembly 2006 in Bruges, Belgium. English: Download Assembly 2006 reflections by Bro. Art French:  Download Assembly 2006 reflections FR Here is a link to an interview conducted by Brother Vital of BrotherVictor Kazadi as he celebrated his Golden Jubilee (50 Years) as a[read more]

Fundamental Principles of the Brothers of Saint Francis Xavier

Scroll down for French and Dutch Versions of Fundamental Principles   Brother,    You have freely chosen to respond the call of God, your Father,to live a life of lovein faith and trust,as a disciple of his Son, Jesus Christ,in the Congregationof the Brothers of Saint Francis Xavier. In calling youGod too was completely free.Your Founder,Theodore[read more]