Ten days in the Holy Land

A short and sweet visit

On Wednesday, April 3th, the novitiate community met a group of twelve people from Australia in Hadassah hospital. This group of four Christians, four Muslims and four Jews came to Jerusalem for ten days on a pilgrimage. They are all part of an association called JCMA (Jewish, Christian, Muslim Association of Australia) whose objective is ... Read more...

The joy of prayer

A Purim experience

Purim is finished, but always leaves a message of joy, hope and faith in God. The exaggerated cry of Purim is the sound of triumph, the sound of the victory of God and his people! The Fast and the prayer of Esther and her people, makes me reflect on the power of prayer. Never, we ... Read more...

Experience in San Andres Itzapa and Parramos (Guatemala)

How blessed are the poor in spirit: the kingdom of Heaven is theirs. (Mattew 5,3)

We, Andrea and Clara,two Sisters of Sion went to Guatemala with a group of students and chaperones from Kansas City to share life and work with the aboriginal people. We stayed from March 8th to 14th and each day we had a special job to do – building stoves, chicken coops, concrete floors… etc. We ... Read more...

Lent in the Land of Jesus

Time of grace!

This week began one of my favourite moments of the year, Lent, in preparation for the Holy Week. But why? If it supposed to be a time for sacrifice and conversion. Well precisely because it is much more than that. When I was a child, I thought that one of the places I most wanted ... Read more...

A trip to Tunisia

In the footsteps of our history

For a few days the whole novitiate community went to Tunis to visit our sisters. The excursion was well organized and it was a wonderful experience. We visited the projects our sisters had established in some other places around Tunis. Our first stop was in a ceramic shop where we could see the local people ... Read more...

Well, we got to Purim!!!

Esther, a wife full of beauty, courage and faith!

Another Jewish celebration which commemorates the salvation of the Persian Jews from Haman’s plan to exterminate them in the ancient Achaemenid Empire (First Persian Empire founded in the 6th century BC by Cyrus) as it is written in the Book of Esther. Studying the origin of Purim with Sr. Anne Catherine, and updating the context ... Read more...

Letter from St. John in Montana, 02/2019

We share the Novitiate Community life with you!

Dear Brothers and Sisters, By the beginning of February, the two leadership teams of Notre Dame de Sion shared on how to be Sion in our collaboration and partnership and the living and sharing of the Sisters and Brothers together here at Ein Karem. We, the group living in EK consist of the Apostolic Sisters ... Read more...