All posts by Andreas

A wonderful visit!

‘’I am still learning.’’ (Michelangelo, age 87)

These days we are really happy to have sister Maureen Cusick with us in our community. For two weeks, she is going to help us to understand the stages of our Human, Spiritual and theological development. From the very first hours of our existence until the last moments of our life we ​​are learning. We ... Read more...

55 days in Israel

“May soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord…”

“My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour; for he has looked with favour on his lowly servant…” I am in Israel for 55 days, I am gradually becoming accustomed to the place, I arrived in the middle of the celebrations of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and ... Read more...

The joy of working together

Picking olives

Autumn is the season that makes the connection between summer and winter. The state of mind that emerges from autumnal feasts is the joy of the fruit of the earth mixed with melancholy for the gloomy weather. Autumn is the season of rains, trees that weep in the rhythm of the falling of the leaves, ... Read more...

Travelling to Israel

The journey goes on…

When I left Brazil, I didn’t realise just how much God had to tell me about travelling, about people, about cultures, languages and places … My time in London was excellent. But, when it ended… my heart was heavy when leaving the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion in London and beginning something new. I ... Read more...

New beginnings!

My first step on the Holy Land!

On September 9th, I landed in Tel Aviv with various emotions, because I did not know what questions I was going to be asked about my visa, when I came through Immigration. In fact, I need not have worried, because everything was fine. I had a warm welcome. Sister Juliana and Erika were waiting for ... Read more...

New Generations of Mesoamerica!

Our experience in the First Congress of New Generations of the Mesoamerican Region

We, Alejandra, Andrea, Clara and Nancy went to Guatemala to participate in the First Congress of New Generations of the Mesoamerican Region from July 27th to 29th. We were 80 religious men and women from various congregations and countries and we gathered to share the richness of the call to consecrated life. We enjoyed it ... Read more...

“I myself will go with you”

Homily at profession of Sr. Wafaa Shehata NDS

Readings of the Bible: Psalm 139 Exodus 33-12-23 Luke 5:1-11 We are celebrating this solemn profession of Sr Wafaa on the eve of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. This gives our celebration even greater solemnity, as it sets it within the context of the Church. The step that you are taking today, Wafaa, ... Read more...