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Bethlehem of Judah – Bethlehem of Galilee

A biblical necklace about the town of Jesus birth

In this Necklace we will use the three parts of the Covenant found in the Torah, the Prophets, and the Holy Writings. These three parts show well the unity and God’s fidelity to the Covenant with God’s People. In our Necklace we have the different stages in the history of Israel: In Genesis, from the ... Read more...

A Biblical “necklace” – what’s about?

Torah, Prophets and Holy Writtings show where the Project of God is visible

To make a necklace (harizah), a midrash says you must first know how to pierce a hole in a pearl, then how to use the proper thread in order to string together the pearls to one necklace. The aim of making a necklace, harizah, is to manifest the divine origin of the Torah and to ... Read more...

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...