Spanish-Portuguese Biblical Program 2018

A fruitful studytime in Ecce Homo

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path” Psalm 119,105 The Spanish-Portuguese Biblical Program began on Saturday 6th January with seventeen students from Spain, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Brazil attending the course. This program is coordinated by the Brothers of Sion who are also teaching in it. They ... Read more...

A child was been born…

Sisters of Sion celebrate Christmas 2017

For child was been born to us, a son given to us… Is 9:6 In one of his Christmas writings Father Theodore inspired us to contemplate the divine Child of Bethlehem. He said, “This Child is the Son of the Most High, He is the love incarnate! Why does He appear to under the traits ... Read more...

„St. John in Montana News“ 12/2017

News from the Novitiate community

Ein Karem, Tuesday, 19 December 2017 Here in Jerusalem we are saddened by the response to Trump’s announcement of having Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Even more we are distressed by the expressions of hatred towards Jewish people around the world. Hostility towards Jews is not only in the history of the Nazi regime; it ... Read more...

To Continue Walking

The Contemplative Sisters, NDS

“Blessed is she who believed that the promise made her by the Lord would be fulfilled.” (Luke. 1, 45) On the 19th of December, 2017, we had a beautiful mass to thank God for all the years that the Contemplative Sisters have been in Nazareth and in Ein Karem. They first lived in Nazareth from ... Read more...

Sr. Regine, a brave woman!

A sister of Sion survivor of shipwreck

Sr. Regine Canetti NDS and her family had to leave Bulgaria by boat under the threat of Nazism. The boat carried more than 350 Bulgarian refugees in the hopes of reaching Israel having escaped from their country. The boat was called ‘El Salvador’ meaning in Ladino “The Savior.” Our Sister Regina was on this boat ... Read more...