Category Excursions

Immersion for the Chapter 2016

Four sisters get a deeper insight of Sao Paolos communities

Before attending the 26th Chapter of the Congregation of Our Lady of Sion, which is being held in Sao Paulo Brazil, some of the delegates gathered for a 3-day immersion in Sao Paulo. Other delegates travelled to other parts of Brazil for their immersion days. We began our immersion time on Monday, June 20th with ... Read more...

Visit to the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, 2016

“But with you I shall establish my covenant and you will go aboard the ark…

“But with you I shall establish my covenant and you will go aboard the ark, yourself, your sons, your wife, and your sons’ wives along with you. From all living creatures, from all living things, you must take two of each kind aboard the ark, to save their lives with yours.” (Gn 6,18.19.) On May ... Read more...

One day in four amazing places!

Masada, Qumran, En Gedi and Nabi Musa

We had the privilege of visiting four beautiful places in only one day; three National Parks: Masada, Qumran and En Gedi, and Nabi Musa in the Jordan valley. We shared this excursion with a group of priests and sisters who are studying for three months here in the Holy Land. Masada was the first place ... Read more...

Getting to know Samaria and its surrounding

On Thursday 31st we went to visit four interesting places. We shared this excursion with a group of priest and nuns that are studying for some months here in Jerusalem. Mount Gerizim Mount Gerizim is a nature park that belongs Judea and Samaria civil administration. The name of the mount Gerizim occurs in the Torah ... Read more...

Visiting Yad Vashem Museum

Remembering the victims of Holocaust (Shoa)

On March 22, we visited Yad Vashem Museum which is located at on the western part of Mount Herzl, just about 20 minutes walk from our Novitiate house at Ein Karem. Yad Vashem Museum is Israel’s museum to remember the victim of the Shoa (Holocaust) and also an educational center for research or documentations to ... Read more...

Visit to Bethany

The Lazarus Catholic Church and the Lazarus’ Tomb

On 10th March, we went to Bethany. It was a beautiful place, first we went to the Lazarus Catholic Church and each one had a brochure with the gospel John 11, 1-45 in her own language. We prayed and held a moment of silent remembering that Jesus loved to visit the home of Martha and Mary and enjoyed ... Read more...

Three beautiful nature places

Knowing the land of Jesus

Our Outing to En Gedi, the Dead Sea and the Baptism Place at the Jordan River On Sunday 6th of March we had our first visit to these three beautiful places. We went out together with two associates of Sion from Brazil, Luciano and his wife Sema, with Ada who is a friend of Sion ... Read more...