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The First Camillian Community in the United States

In September of 1919, the Superior of the German Province of The Order of St. Camillus received a letter from Rev. James Durward of the diocese of St. Paul, Minnesota. Father Durward offered to donate the Order a beautiful spot of scenic splendor called Durward’s Glen, near Baraboo, Wisconsin. With the offer came the condition…

A New Presence in Los Angeles, California

The USA Camillian Delegation is pleased to announce a new Camillian presence in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles in the state of California. On August 14th, 2019, Fr. Pedro Tramontin, the Provincial Delegate of the USA Camillian Delegation, traveled to Los Angeles together with Frs. Peter Pham (From the Vietnam Camillian Delegation) and Renato Prado…

The Story of St. Camillus

A Mothers Dream At nearly 60 years of age, Camilla Compelli de Laureto had a dream. She dreamed that the son she was carrying would one day wear the emblem of a cross upon his chest, leading other men that wore the same emblem. The thought of this cross instilled great fear in her, as…

Prayer is Breathing

While ministry appears to be an important part of the development of my religious identity, there is no denying that my prayer life serves as the core of my call to religious life. It is the powerhouse that sustains my religious journey. It is unimaginable to claim spiritual well-being and being centered without basing it…

Community Takes Love

I really don’t think that I can give a good all-encompassing definition of community. I know that it is made up of all types of individuals from all types of backgrounds. Somehow, some way, these people come together and form a unit. This process of coming together is not a haphazard or spontaneous thing. It…

The Fourth Vow

The “Fourth vow” is a religious solemn vow that is taken by members of various religious institutes of the Catholic Church, after the three traditional vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. It usually is an expression of the congregation’s charism and particular insertion in the apostolic field of the Church. The Order of the Ministers of the Infirm (Order of…


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