Author archives: federazione

  • To all the brothers and sisters of the Oases - Realities of Koinonia John the Baptist Christ is risen! “You are salt for the earth... You are light for the world…” (cf. Mt 5:13-16) This biblical passage from Matthew places us in the heart of the message of the Beatitudes. This is when Jesus, as the new Moses on the mountain of Gospel revelation, communicates the precepts of the New Law to his disciples. In reality, they are not actually precepts. It is more accurate to describe them as a new... [read more]
  • Christ is risen! Dear brothers and sisters, We're happy to give you the following news: - On Thursday 12th January four brothers from the Oasis of Meghnagar (North India) took their first vows for three years, and two sisters made their request to enter community for one year. - On Sunday morning, 15th January, two brothers from the Oasis of Krishnagiri (India South) made their first vows for three years. On Sunday afternoon, the first stone of the future Oasis was laid in the presence of ... [read more]
  • Christ is risen! Dear brothers and sisters, In a joyful celebration on Saturday 7th January in the Oasis of Los Angeles, our brother Janči (from Slovakia) made his perpetual vows, while our sister Itzel took her first vows for three years. José requested to be admitted in the internal community for the trial year. Both Itzel and Jose are vocations from California. The ceremony took place in the presence of Bishop David O’Connell, the Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles. May the Lord seal these vo... [read more]
  • Christ is risen! Dear friends, On Saturday 10th December 2016, two brothers and two sisters took vows in the Parish of Saint Peter in Tiberias. They pronounced their vows in the presence of Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa (Apostolic Administrator of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem), our founder Fr. Ricardo and our Pastor General Fr. Alvaro, as well as Fr. Giuseppe (Pastor of the Oasis of Tiberias) members of the local community and numerous relatives and friends of those who made vows. Our L... [read more]
  • To all the brothers and sisters of the Oases - Realities of Koinonia John the Baptist Christ is risen! Dear brothers and sisters, We are about to begin the liturgical season of Advent, a time that calls us to focus on the anticipation and welcome of God’s gift in the person of Jesus. Advent is not merely about remembering. Instead it calls us to adopt an attitude of willingly welcoming what God has prepared for us. For us as the people of Koinonia John the Baptist, Advent signifies an antic... [read more]
  • Born on 21st August 1963 - Returned to the Father on 22nd November 2016 Coordinator of the Region of Krakow and National Coordinator of the School of New Evangelisation in Poland Before meeting our community, Andrzej Wójtowicz had some experiences with "Campus Crusade for Christ" and "Youth with a Mission" movements. He took part in a training led by Yonggi Cho. He was part of the National Coordination of the Charismatic Renewal, as well as being member the National Congregation of the Lead... [read more]
  • Christ is risen! Dear brothers and sisters, On Sunday 13th December 2016, 3 of our Mexican brothers, Pedro, Lalo and Cristian proclaimed their perpetual vows in the hands of our general pastor, Fr. Alvaro. The celebration took place during the regional Mexican congress in Patzcuaro, Michoacán, with 6500 participants. The respective pastors of the candidates, Fr. Sandro, Fr. Fabrizio and Fr. Adriano were present besides Fr. Corrado, pastor of the Oasis of Guadalajara and delegate for the whole ... [read more]
  • On Sunday July 10, our brother Esteban proclaimed his perpetual vows in our community in Guadalajara (Mexico). Our sisters Teresita and Liz made their first vows for a period of three years. Fr. Giuseppe and Fr. Corrado as well as many members of the community in Mexico and family members were present for the celebration. We are greatly thankful to the Lord and to all those who played their part in the celebration.
  • Dear friends, With joy, we would to share the news of two beautiful events with you. On 1st May, our sister Zuzka took the perpetual vows of virginity for the Kingdom of Heaven, evangelical poverty and docility. The event took place in our parish in Brooklyn (New York), in the presence of our Founder, Fr. Ricardo, and brothers and sisters of the community. On Pentecost Sunday (15th May) 4 brothers and sisters also committed to virginity for the Kingdom of Heaven, poverty and docility in Pil... [read more]