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A journey in to the Psalms

,,Psalms- Songs from the heart of Israel’’

With a wonderful prayer on Monday January 7thwe started a Psalms program called ,,Psalms-Songs from the heart of Israel’’. Gathered from all over the world, sister and friends of Sion started this amazing journey through the Psalms for two weeks. On the first day, after a morning of introduction and orientation on what is going ... Read more...

Letter from Saint John in Montana, 12/2018

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Dear Brothers and Sisters, News on Nationalism and its fear of differences or 18 NGOs having to leave Pakistan as Pakistan is currently tightening its actions against Christian and secular aid agencies. Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes in Canada are up 60% with 360 reported incidents in 2017. All these realities cannot hinder the light to shine. ... Read more...

The best gift!

A trip to Bethlehem

Few days ago, when I saw the schedule for the next week, I was so happy to see that ‘Bethlehem trip’ was written down on the agenda. In my happiness, I forgot to think about a gift. I was going to visit my friends Mary and Joseph and their new baby, Jesus who is also ... Read more...

Joy and Community

These two words describe our first week together

After a few days of rest on my arrival in Jerusalem, we finally began this adventure of living together in community. We started by spending some time Identifying and assimilating our differences as a group: cultural, generational and those of personality. But at the same time, we thanked God for each of these contrasts for ... Read more...

A Journey!

,,Your word is a lamp to guide me and a light for my path’’ (Psalm 119:105)

If I have to give a name of this week it would be: JOURNEY. From two points of view. The first one is Helen’s long journey from Costa Rica to Israel. The second one is our retreat. I am going to speak about the second. As for the first point I will let Helen tell ... Read more...

Rain of grace!

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.” (Psalms 150:6)

This week there was rain, rain of water! A shower of blessing! There was rain of learning! The flowers, the pines, the rosemary… all of nature sings giving thanks to God for the water from the sky. In contemplating this, I remember the Biblical passage, “Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you” (Exodus ... Read more...

Letter from Saint John in Montana, 11/2018

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The first days of November in the novitiate were quite full. Sr. Maureen Cusick came for a session on Human, Spiritual and Theological Development. The three-week session ended with a 4-days of biblical reflections days. In her words: “From the very first hours of our existence until the last moments of our life we are ... Read more...