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Letter from Saint John in Montana, 10/2018

We share the Novitiate Community life with you!

As the summer heat has changed into autumn warmth and refreshing winds in both morning and evening, it was most enjoyable with the High Holidays of the Jewish Community. In the months of September and October we had the arrival of Erika from Brazil and Iulia from Romania. Now we anticipate the arrival of Helen ... 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...

An egyptian sister’s final vows

Sr. Wafaa Shehata NDS from El Berba celebrates in Ecce Homo / Jerusalem

Sr. Wafaa Shehata NDS grew up in the village of El Berba in the diocese of Minya in Upper Egypt. During the time when Sr. Juliana and Sr. Darlene lived in Berba, she was the first young women finding her way to the congregation of “Notre Dame de Sion”. After her novitiate in Egypt accompanied ... Read more...

Guatemala reflection by Sr. Alejandra and Sr. Clara

About a SION High School trip to Guatemala

We would like to take a moment to reflect on our trip in March to San Andrés Itzapa, Chimaltenango, to be with the delegation of Sion students from Kansas City. We feel truly grateful for the opportunity to have this experience. We feel that it has been a blessing to respond to the Spirit by ... 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...