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Basilian Novices in Mexico Begin Pastoral Experience

The Basilian novitiate in Tehuacán, Mexico welcomed six novices on July 17, 2019. They will spend one year and a day, as prescribed by canon law, away from friends, family, […]

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Embracing Hope this Easter Week, Reflection by Father Dennis Noelke, CSB

Father Dennis Noelke, CSB, fourth councilor, offers this reflection on embracing hope this Easter week: On February 26, we began our Lenten journey of 2020. We were signed with ashes […]

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Basilian Scholastic Invested with Ministry of Lector in Mexico and Associates Welcomed into the Congregation

On Monday, March 16, the Basilian community in Mexico gathered at the Violetas Provicialate house in Puebla to celebrate two important milestones in the Basilian men in formation’s journeys toward […]

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Reflection for Fifth Sunday of Lent

Father John Huber, CSB, second councillor, offers his Basilian confrères a message of hope during these uncertain times in this reflection for the fifth Sunday of Lent: When I was […]

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New Book by Father John Gallagher, CSB Examines the Influence of Culture on Evangelization

Father John Gallagher, CSB examines the influence of culture on evangelization in his newest book, A New Dawn, or the Fading of the Light? Culture and Evangelization Today. In the […]

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90th Birthday Celebrations Bring Together St. John Fisher Community

St. John Fisher College community celebrated the 90th birthday of two beloved and local Basilians, Father Joseph Trovato, CSB and Father Thomas Dugan, CSB, during the weekend of February 22 […]

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Formation on Basilian Education Provided to School Administrators through BNENE

The Basilian Network for Education and the New Evangelization (BNENE) brought together presidents and principals of the three North American Basilian high schools as part of ongoing formation on the […]

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Basilian Novices Join their Peers in Inter-Community Novitiate Gatherings

The Basilian novitiate in Houston, Texas welcomed four novices in August 2019. They will spend one year and a day, as prescribed by canon law, away from friends, family, work, […]

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Houston Basilian Lay Associates Celebrate Commitment of Three New Members

Houston Basilian Lay Associates welcomed Elizabeth Edwards, Sandi Hedrick, and Tom Hedrick, who made their first commitment to the Congregation. The community celebrated the commitment with a Mass held at […]

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Basilian Novices Celebrate Holidays in Fellowship at the Novitiate

The Basilian novitiate in Houston, Texas welcomed four novices in August 2019. They will spend one year and a day, as prescribed by canon law, away from friends, family, work, […]

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Three Basilians Ordained to the Priesthood

The Congregation of St. Basil celebrated its patron saint’s feast day with the priestly ordinations of Father Carlos Rodríguez, CSB, Father Javier Higuera, CSB, and Father Eduard Padílla, CSB in […]

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Five Basilians Celebrate 250 Years of Combined Priestly Ministry

This month, five Basilians are celebrating their golden jubilee of ordination. Father Vincent Dulock, CSB, Father Neil Hibberd, CSB, Father Gordon Judd, CSB, Father Robert Seguin, CSB, and Father Gordon […]

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Father Vincent Dulock, CSB Celebrates 50 Years of Priestly Service

On November 30, Father Vincent Dulock, CSB celebrated 50 years of priestly ministry surrounded by those he has served over the years. The celebrations began with Mass held at St. […]

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Novice Gathering Celebrates the Founding of the Congregation by Looking to its Future

Basilian novices in Tehuacán, Mexico welcomed Basilian novices from Bogotá and Houston in advance of the Feast of the Presentation of Mary on November 21. Novices from all the three […]

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Basilian Novices Build Foundation of Prayer and Spirituality

The Basilian novitiate in Houston, Texas welcomed four novices in August 2019. They will spend one year and a day, as prescribed by canon law, away from friends, family, work, […]

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Scholasticate Provides Permanent Home for Basilian Men in Formation in Mexico

To meet the needs of the growing Basilian community in Mexico, the Congregation began searching for a permanent home for its men in formation. In 2017, the Basilians purchased a […]

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Parishioners Flock to Reopening Mass at Assumption Parish

On September 8, God called the parishioners of Assumption Church in Windsor, Ontario back home as Mass was celebrated for the first time in the historic church in almost five […]

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St. John Fisher College Campus Ministry Center Named in Honour of Fr. Joe Trovato, CSB

St. John Fisher College community recognized its longest-serving campus minister by naming its campus ministry center in honour of Father Joe Trovato, CSB. The official dedication took place on Sunday, […]

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Father Joe Trovato, CSB to be Honoured

The new campus ministry center at St. John Fisher College is being named in honour of Fr. Joe Trovato, CSB. On Thursday, August 22, 2019 Dr. and Mrs. Gerry Rooney […]

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Four New Basilian Novices in Houston, TX

The Basilian Fathers are celebrating four new novices; David Semivule, Charles Borromeo, Patrick O’Brien and Sean Ajluni. On August 7, 2019, at the Holy Name Retreat Center in Houston, TX, […]

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Six Novices Join the Basilian Community in Mexico

Six New Novices in Mexico

On July 17, 2019 six new novices joined the community of Basilian Fathers in Mexico in the Parish of San Lorenzo. The novices will spend their time in the novitiate […]

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Ordination of Father Arturo Juan Jerónimo Cisneros, CSB to the Priesthood

Arturo Juan Jerónimo Cisneros, CSB Ordained to the Priesthood

The Congregation of St. Basil gathered in Tehuacán, Puebla, México, at the parish of San Lorenzo Diácono y Mártir to celebrate the ordination to the priesthood of Father Arturo Juan […]

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Padres Basilianos Retreat

From June 16 through June 22 the Basilian Fathers in Colombia held their annual retreat at Casa Villa Asís, a Franciscan Retreat House in Jamundí a town in the Valle […]

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Opening of the Fine Arts Building at INSA, in Cali, Colombia

On April 30 2019, the Fine Arts Building for the Instituto Nuestra Señora de la Asunción was opened. The Center will offer opportunities to learn band and choral music, folkloric, […]

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Eduardo Rivera, CSB Ordained to the Diaconate

Eduardo Rivera, CSB professed his final vows to Father Kevin Storey, CSB, Superior General of the Basilian Fathers, in the Chapel of St. Basil at the University of St. Thomas […]

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Left to Right: Dr. David Sylvester, Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB, President Meric Gertler, and Father T. Allan Smith, CSB

Basilians Honoured by University of Toronto

The University of Toronto celebrated their donors past and present at their Chancellors Circle of Benefactors Dinner on May 1, 2019.  Father Kevin Storey, CSB, Superior General of the Basilian Fathers, […]

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Attendees of the Basilian Superiors and Rectors Workshop

Basilian Superiors and Rectors Workshop

Beginning March 26th, 2019 and concluding March 28th the Basilians gathered for their Superiors and Rectors Workshop at Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center in Houston, Texas. The workshop was held […]

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Media Statement Regarding Father Thomas Rosica, CSB

The members of the Congregation of St. Basil (the Basilian Fathers) are aware of the recent reports regarding plagiarism by our brother, Father Thomas Rosica, CSB.  Plagiarism of any kind […]

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Father Steven Huber, CSB Ordained to the Priesthood

On February 9, 2019, the Congregation of St. Basil celebrated the ordination of Steven Huber, CSB. Most Reverend Ricardo Ramirez, CSB, Bishop of Las Cruces, presided at the Mass of […]

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Basilian Fathers to Celebrate the Ordination of Steven Gerard Huber, CSB

 On February 9, 2019, the Congregation of St. Basil celebrates the ordination of Steven Huber, CSB. Most Reverend Ricardo Ramirez, CSB, Bishop of Las Cruces, will preside at the […]

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Watch Live: Ordination to the Priesthood for Steven Huber, CSB

The Congregation of St. Basil calls Steven Gerard Huber, CSB to the Priesthood. You’re invited to join the Basilian community and watch this event live online through the Basilian’s YouTube […]

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The Congregation of St. Basil Celebrates the Ordination to the Priesthood of Fr. Alejandro Estrada Pérez, CSB and José Alberto Juárez Sandoval, CSB

The Congregation of St. Basil gathered in Tehuacán, Puebla, México, at the parish of San Lorenzo Diácono y Mártir to celebrate the ordination to the priesthood of Fr. Alejandro Estrada […]

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Basilian Scholastics Profess Final Vows in México and Colombia

The Basilian Fathers have been blessed as four confrères perpetually committed themselves to the Congregation of St. Basil. On November 24, Arturo Jerónimo Cisneros, CSB professed his final vows at […]

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Media Statement Regarding Serious Incidents at St. Michael’s College School

St. Michael’s College School in Toronto is the first foundation of the Basilian Fathers in North America. We are deeply saddened and troubled by the events that have come to […]

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CFBC Employee Appreciation Party

On October 5, 2018 the Basilian Fathers who reside at the Cardinal Flahiff Basilian Centre came together with the staff to give thanks for the care they have received and […]

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2018 Synod of Bishops: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

From October 3-28, 2018 Catholic Bishops from around the world gathered in Rome for the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith and […]

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Father Kevin Storey, CSB with Basilian Community in Medellin

Father Kevin Storey, CSB visits the Basilians in Medellín

Father Kevin Storey, CSB visited the Basilians in Medellín, Colombia. The Parish of St. Basil attends to the faith community of the surrounding barrios, and is also the Scholasticate for […]

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Basilians Celebrate Installation of Dr. Sylvester as President of USMC

The Basilian Fathers celebrated the installation of Dr. David Sylvester as the 8th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St. Michael’s College (USMC) at St. Basil’s Collegiate Church on […]

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Basilians at the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Plenary Assembly of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops opened September 24, 2018 for their annual gathering in Cornwall, Ontario. This year marks of the 75th anniversary of the Conference’s […]

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Eucharistic Celebration in Commemoration of Fr. Mario D’Souza, CSB

A memorial Mass, hosted by the USMC Faculty of Theology, was celebrated by Archbishop Roger Houngbédji, OP with Fr. George Smith, CSB as the Homilist in the Cardinal Flahiff Basilian […]

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Fr. Andrew Leung, CSB Appointed as Archbishop’s Delegate for Catholic Education

The Archbishop of Edmonton, Most Reverend Richard Smith, has appointed Father Andrew Leung, CSB the Archbishop’s Delegate for Catholic Education. Fr. Leung will attend the various school functions, school board […]

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Detroit Catholic Central Opening Mass

Detroit Catholic Central marked the beginning of the 2018-19 school year by celebrating the Mass of the Holy Spirit. The Basilan Fathers of Catholic Central, the faculty and staff, the […]

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Salt+Light Documentary, ‘A Community in Transition: 250 Years of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Windsor’

Salt + Light documentary, A Community in Transition: 250 Years of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Windsor, premiered on Tuesday, August 14 inside the historic Assumption Church in […]

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Blue Scarf Peace Walk in Toronto, Ontario

Celebrate the International Day of Peace on Sunday, September 23 by participating in the Blue Scarf Peace Walk. The walk will raise awareness for a variety of social justice issues […]

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Very Reverend Kevin Storey, CSB Elected as Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil

July 16, 2018 — The Congregation of St. Basil (Basilian Fathers) elected Father Kevin Storey, CSB as Superior General, effective immediately for a four-year term. “I am looking forward to […]

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Antonio Ibáñez Santos and Juan José Ortiz Torres Profess First Vows in Mexico

The Basilian community welcomed two new Basilian scholastics on Thursday, July 5. Antonio Ibáñez Santos, CSB and Juan José Ortiz Torres, CSB professed their first vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience […]

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Two Basilian Scholastics Renew their Vows and Recommit to the Congregation

Basilian scholastics, Oscar Armando Carbajal García, CSB and Eduardo Ivan Rivera, CSB, recommitted to their vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience for a period of three years. The delegates to […]

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Salt+Light Documentary, ‘The Accidental Order: The Story of the Congregation of St. Basil’

The Congregation of St. Basil (Basilian Fathers) was established in 1822 as a religious congregation in southern France. The Basilian community was born in a time of state persecution and […]

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Basilian Associates Experience Basilian Way of Life at Annual Retreat

The Basilian associates had an opportunity to get to know one another and learn more about the Basilian Way of Life through a retreat held in Niagara Falls, Ontario from […]

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Basilian General Chapter

The Basilian General Chapter was held in King City, Ontario from July 8-18. According to the Basilian Way of Life, “The work of the General Chapter is to review the state […]

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