Day: 1. October 2015

“Just to be.”

July-September 2015 For our longer apostolic experience (5 months), I am helping in the Ein Karem guesthouse, volunteering in caring for the Migrant’s children in the Kehila (the Hebrew- speaking Catholic Community in Jerusalem), as well as visiting some of the Filipino families in Jerusalem who are bringing their children to the Kehila. In addition to my apostolic experience I have been studying Modern Hebrew for the past three months. I also had the opportunity to participate in some of the classes in the English Biblical program during the month of September, where we focused on the gospel of Matthew. Having the opportunity to do my apostolic experience as a member of the Apostolic Community in Ein Karem has taught me many things. Living in Ein Karem while doing my volunteer work in the guesthouse and in the Kehila, as well as studying Hebrew, enabled me to realize that the essence of ministry/apostolate and mission is love, mercy, compassion, commitment, sharing life, sharing meals, walking with people, befriending them, and service. Furthermore my apostolic experience …