Bicentenario FCJ 1820 – 2020

Bicentenario FCJ 1820 – 2020

Bicentenario FCJ 1820 - 2020

Noi suore Fedeli Compagne di Gesù sciamo state fondate in Francia nel 1820.  Con gratitudine e gioia per la fedeltà di Dio diamo inizio alle celebrazioni per il Bicentenario che avrà inizio il 21 settembre 2019 e si concluderà con la Festa di Cristo Re in novembre 2020.


La Congregazione dei Fedeli Compagne di Gesù sciamo state fondate in Francia nel 1820. Le celebrazioni per il Bicentenario che avrà inizio il 21 settembre 2019, compleanno della nostra fondatrice, Marie Madeleine d’Houët, e si concluderà con la Festa di Cristo Re in novembre 2020.

A Torino il 21 settembre daremo inizio alle celebrazioni con una camminata itinerante sui primi passi della fondatrice in Italia.

Seguite le nostre celebrazioni per il Bicentenario sulla pagina delle notizie bicentenarie e sui social media #FCJ200.

There will be a host of events to celebrate this Bicentenary Year:

  • A Day of Kindness to launch the Bicentenary Year of Celebration.
  • Planting trees around the world. The sisters in Europe have committed to planting 10 trees for each community group in the bicentenary year.
  • The staging of a theatre production based on the life of Marie Madeleine and the expansion of the Society she founded; the play has been commissioned from Rise Theatre and will be performed in the UK, Ireland and other English-speaking locations where FCJs and their Companions in Mission live and work.
  • Various internal celebrations in FCJ Schools and Spirituality Centres.
  • Local radio interviews and presentations in different parts of the world.
  • A commemorative painting is in preparation and will be published online.
  • A new song will be composed for use in FCJ schools and in parishes where FCJs and their Companions in Mission live and work.
  • Liturgical and para-liturgical celebrations in the locations where FCJ sisters live or have ministered in the past.
  • New materials on the Foundress and the history of the Faithful Companions of Jesus have been made available.
  • Unpublished material from FCJ archives will be available online.

Follow our celebration on the Bicentenary News page and on social media #FCJ200.

May the celebrations be a source of new life and strengthened hope.
General Superior of the FCJ Society, Sr Mary Claire Sykes fcJ