Day: 8. February 2016

First Orientation Week 2016

During this week we have been learning many details of how to live in our new house, the Novitiate. Everything is new and exciting to us. We are working hard and also enjoying this experience. It will be an efficient formation for our lives. To start our reflections and in order to become more aware of the importance of the feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the temple; Sister Anne Catherine gave us our first lecture about Rites of the birth of a Jewish child. This reflection was a beneficial knowledge to understand the biblical background of this feast. Also it facilitated us to understand the sense God’s revelation to all the nations and what the meaning of it is for us as believers. To complete the experience of the feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the temple, the contemplatives sisters, the brothers, other sisters and us visited the Kehillah, where they had a special mass of this feast presided by the Patriarch. We had a good time sharing the mass, …