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An Important Seed

The life of Fr. Marie

Fr Mary Alphonse in Jerusalem

We had three sessions with Br. Elio, nds about the life of the Fr. Marie Alphonse and his relationship with Fr. Theodore. We certainly enjoyed hearing about him and the importance of his life in the congregation. Fr. Alphonse had a special and close relationship with Fr. Theodore. They had their own way to communicate ... Read more...

Celebrating Lúcia´s Birthday, 2017

Happy Birthday!!

On 16 March, we celebrated the anniversary of Lúcia´s birth. We had a thanksgiving mass for the life of Lúcia in the big Chapel with the apostolic and contemplative sisters, brothers of Sion and volunteers. Following Mass, we had a delicious breakfast in the community and enjoyed sharing the rest of the morning. We thanked ... Read more...

Rejoicing with life!

Fr. Carlos birthday and Purim

Celebrating Father Carlos’ Birthday! On Thursday 09th Carlos celebrated his birthday. Even though we were in our Regional Assembly, in our break time the Novitiate Community had a chance to sing “Happy birthday” to him while he was working at the cemetery. Sharing a cup cake and full of joy we really had a singular ... Read more...

Our first experience with Oriental Churches

About the amazing variety rites in the large community of Catholic Churches

As part of our program in the canonical year, we are participating in different Eucharistic celebrations of Oriental Churches, on the Sundays of February. We went to: Greek community – This Church uses the Byzantine liturgical rite and uses Greek and Arabic as liturgical languages. Syrian community – Is an Oriental Catholic Church, in communion ... Read more...

Our Retreat Lent 2017

„…he will raise us up, to live in his presence.

“Come, let us return to the LORD, For it is he who has torn, but he will heal us; he has struck down, but he will bind our wounds. He will revive us after two days; on the third day he will raise us up, to live in his presence. Let us know, let us ... Read more...

„St. John in Montana“ News 01&02/2017

News from our community

Dear Brothers and Sisters January and already one months into the New year of 2017 and February brought much life and excitement to us. We began the Year 2017 with a time of petitions and thanksgiving. Where some of us thanked God for the people who were a light on our way, some thanked for ... Read more...

A beautiful volunteering 2017

Our apostolic expirience

Andrea and Lúcia started as volunteers in caring for the Migrant’s children in the Kehilla, which is the Hebrew- speaking Catholic Community in Jerusalem. We are looking after the babies ranging from 6 months to 3 years. We go twice a week and the children are from different countries such as the Philippines, India, Ecuador, ... Read more...