All posts by Juliana

God himself

Sion´s authority is a paternal and maternal authority; it is never imposed, it never fores anyone’s will. God himself… leaves us the merit of our free actions and we shall do as He did. B4 page 208 Read more...

Colour

wisdom of Fr. Theodore

Too often you attribute to others and even to your father the colour of your own glasses. B4 page 209 Read more...

Charity and Symphaty

“So when there was question of sheltering in your house the catechumen, whom providence was offering to you, I would have been very glad to hear from you a word of charity and sympathy for an act of love in which the heart of Sion is directly involved. (Who could providence send us today? Maybe ... Read more...

Pentecost-Shavuot

Shavuot celebrated today

“When the sickle has begun to cut the ears, you will begin to count seven weeks. Then you will celebrate the feast of weeks” (in Hebrew: hag ha-shavuot, cf. Deut 16:9). Seven weeks (and even fifty days, cf. Lev 23:16) after the barley harvest at Pesah, the feast of Shavuot celebrates the end of the ... Read more...

First Commitment by Vows 2018

On February 2nd 2018 the Worldday of consecrated life

Today we celebrate the feast of Mary and Joseph, presenting Jesus in the Temple, as in accordance with the law. Others were also involved in this presentation too, such as Simeon and Anna, who pronounced Prophecies on Jesus and his mother. History tells us about the feast: This Feast of the Presentation of the Child Jesus ... Read more...

Sr. Ivone died unexpected

Sister of Sion passes away, leaving example of joy and charity

On December 4th it was announced that Sr. Ivone dos Santos, NDS (St. Amaro, Brazil) has passed away. She had a stroke the week before, which compromised her movements, sight and speech. Sr. Ivone was known for her smile, irreverence, simplicity and, above all, for her deep fraternal charity. We Religious of Sion pray for ... Read more...

Walking together in Sion

Mediterranean Region Assembly 2017

We had five days of assembly in Kiryat-Yearim with Sr.Piluca, our facilitator who helped us to enter into our meeting together asking us how we understood the Chapter Document? In groups of three we shared our reflections. Following this we looked at our place, where we were in the region Jerusalem, Egypt, Gemenos, Tunisia and ... Read more...