Tag: Madeleine De Roo

  • The growing pains of the JOC and JOCF

    The growing pains of the JOC and JOCF

    This is a second letter from Cardijn to the Rome-based Jesuit sociologist and canonist, Arthur Vermeesch, that Jean Tonglet kindly sent to me from the hard drive archives of the late Fr Marc Leclerc SJ. (See the earlier one here: https://www.cardijnresearch.org/2023/01/cardijns-student-movement-la-jeunesse.html) This letter is dated 24 November 1933, eight years after the official foundation of the…

  • Easter Centenary for Cardijn, YCW

    Easter Centenary for Cardijn, YCW

    This Easter marks the centenary of Joseph Cardijn’s arrival to work in the parish of Our Lady at Laeken near Brussels.