Monastery-Blog
General
23.06.2014

Alexian brothers help asylum seekers

Neuss. The number of people who flee their homes in conflict areas is increasing rapidly. Many asylum seekers ending up in Germany cannot be properly accommodated, as communities find it nearly impossible to find adequate...[more]


General
20.06.2014

Novice training at Horrem

Horrem. Fourteen communities with 28 novices at all stages of training met at Horrem for a novice training session. Brothers Heinrich and Damian were among the participants.

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General
13.06.2014

Trip to Hamburg

From time to time, our novices need a break and a change of surroundings. This year, we went to Hamburg and stayed at the beautiful St Ansgar House, a training centre of the archdiocese also serving as the guest residence of...[more]


General
08.06.2014

Ordination to priesthood at Pentecost

At Pentecost, the German dioceses ordained their new priests.

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General
13.06.2014

Rain - a blessing in disguise

99 Brother Bernhard-Maria Flägel attends German Katholikentag in Regensburg.

"Building Bridges with Christ",
was the motto of the 99th German Katholikentag in Regensburg. Brother...[more]


General
13.06.2014

Heiko Weidenhaupt joins novitiate

On the 1st of May 2014, Heiko Weidenhaupt joined the novitiate of the Alexian Brotherhood. He is now known as Brother Heinrich, a name he chose himself and that has a long tradition in his family.

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General
30.04.2014

Establishing sound structures for the future

My time as chairman of the board of trustees of the Alexian Brothers Foundation will come to an end on 30 April 2014.

Over the past ten years, the...[more]


General
16.04.2014

Easter 2014

In our Church, we celebrate Easter until Pentecost. This fifty-day period of Easterly joy is always welcome. At times, we might all just feel disheartened. Many things appear to make no sense any more. Why work hard if there...[more]


General
20.01.2014

Alexian Brothers Foundation launches promotion campaign for its services and mission

From the 1 February 2014, the Alexian Brothers Foundation will highlight its work in five German...[more]


General
29.01.2014

Novice training at Cologne

Study and exciting encounters in Cologne: Postulant Heiko Weidenhaupt and novice Damian Fach of the Alexian brotherhood have travelled to Horrem near Cologne to attend a training course for novices. Over the next few...[more]


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