Fear not, O Daughter of Sion!

“…when we live in permanent union with Jesus Christ, we spread the perfume of the Lord around us…” Father Theodore Ratisbonne On the day of the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple and also the day that the Church celebrates religious life, we – Andrea, Maria, Nancy and Lúcia made our first commitment by vows in the Congregation of Notre Dame de Sion. The celebration took place at Ein Karem’s chapel at the convent of the sisters and brothers of Sion in Jerusalem, and Fr. Carlos NDS was the Presider. “The walk of Joseph and Mary to bringing the child to be presented helps us to think about the journey of those two years that you did until you got here. You Maria, Nancy, Andrea and Lucia are sent to be light among the nations. Because we receive our call from God and therefore part of God’s plan in history, our being Sion is not static, Sion is an action. You have had the chance to experience the novitiate here – it … Continue reading Fear not, O Daughter of Sion!