All posts by Juliana

Letter from St. John in Montana, 09/2019

We share the Novitiate Community life with you!

Ein Karem, Monday, 30 September 2019 Dear Sisters and Brothers, Before us are the High Holidays with Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the New Year, Yom Kippur in recalling the unique day when the High Priest entered the Holy of Holiness and the congregation was ready to receive the pardon of God. Then at the ... Read more...

Give thanks unto the LORD

give honour unto his name.

“Give thanks unto the LORD; give honour unto his name, speaking of his doings among the people.” (1Chronicles 16:8) I am sheep! I am completing one year here in the Holy Land – and I have much to thank and praise God, who gave me people who contributed to my personal and spiritual growth, so ... Read more...

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem in Galilee

The ruins of the village covered a large area of the modern Moshav today

Last Sunday, December 16th, we, Juliana, Iula, Erica, Helen and myself, made a pilgrimage to Bethlehem of Galilee. After a deep study on the subject: Is not Bethlehem of Galilee mentioned several times in the Bible?  The town was part of Zebulun region, as described in Joshua:19,15. We wanted to see what happened with this ancient ... Read more...

Bethlehem of Judah – Bethlehem of Galilee

A biblical necklace about the town of Jesus birth

In this Necklace we will use the three parts of the Covenant found in the Torah, the Prophets, and the Holy Writings. These three parts show well the unity and God’s fidelity to the Covenant with God’s People. In our Necklace we have the different stages in the history of Israel: In Genesis, from the ... Read more...

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...

A Biblical “necklace” – what’s about?

Torah, Prophets and Holy Writtings show where the Project of God is visible

To make a necklace (harizah), a midrash says you must first know how to pierce a hole in a pearl, then how to use the proper thread in order to string together the pearls to one necklace. The aim of making a necklace, harizah, is to manifest the divine origin of the Torah and to ... Read more...

God himself

Sion´s authority is a paternal and maternal authority; it is never imposed, it never fores anyone’s will. God himself… leaves us the merit of our free actions and we shall do as He did. B4 page 208 Read more...