Month: June 2017

Lucia and Nancy’s first pastoral commitment

“We constantly seek the face of God. Sometimes he reveals himself to us in the silence of contemplation…At other times our experience of God is intimately linked to the encounter with, and the service of others” Const. 53 After our canonical year, spiritual year, of seeking the face of God in silence and contemplation, Nancy and Lúcia left the novitiate in Ein Karem and went on mission to the Ecce Homo’s community in the Old City. We are very happy to share community life with Srs. Bernadette and Trudy – Australia, Josélia – Brazil, Leah – Philippines, Maureen – UK/Ireland, Rita – Canada, Wafaa and Victoria – Egypt. Here we are part of the community and we are taking part in the ministry of the sisters in the guest house for two months. During the month of May, we were involved in all the tasks that need to be done in the house. One of our hopes in carrying out our tasks was always to have and show our love, respect and dedication in everything …

Sr. Arlyne’s Juniorate’s report

After our 1st temporary commitment last January 20, 2016, Joey and I went back to Philippines. Our community in Manila welcome us with joy. We had celebration together with our friends and family. Before setting out for my apostolate I went home to be with my family and friends. I was happy to be home after two years. I enjoyed my time with my family, friends and relatives.

„St. John in Montana“ News 05/2017

The Holy week we spent from Thursday to Easter Monday at Ecce Homo, with ConnecSion and the other sisters, celebrating Easter in the city where all the significant events happened. The month of April ended with goodbyes: Andréa and Maria left for Cracow, Poland, for their first Mission assignment during the Apostolic year, to “Go and proclaim.” At the beginning of May, Lucia and Nancy left the Novitiate community for their first Mission commitment in Ecce Homo. ConnecSion finished at the end of April with the sharing of Charism projects by novices and young sisters. They were outstanding presentations, shared with real joy. Then some sisters of the ConecSion group left for their home countries; others returned to their commitment at Ecce Homo. On the 20th of January we celebrated, with special events, the 175th anniversary of the apparition to Fr. Mary and so we continued our learning about Fr. Mary in four sessions at the beginning of May. The first was at Ratisbonne, with Br. Elio leading us in a study of texts and …

Sr. Joey’s Juniorate’s report

I appreciate the opportunity to consider the many gifts that God has given to me and the nourishing experiences I had in Jerusalem. I am happy that I am back in my community after my two-year Novitiate Formation in Jerusalem. Now, I am challenged to bring out the best in me and to use opportunities to apply what I have learned in my novitiate formation.