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Ceremony of NDS Ein Karem

Commemorating 135th anniversary of Fr. Marys death

Video Source: Christian Media Center, Jerusalem

Sharing a vocation


Fr Mary Alphonse

During the month of May, we celebrated as a Sion community three events which remind us of the importance of the priesthood, not only for the church but also for the world. “Every high priest is selected from among the people and is appointed to represent the people in matters related to God,… He is ... Read more...

Back to Galilee

Always a growth experience!

We again had the opportunity to visit Galilee for a few days. This time we were accompanied not only by the rest of the Novitiate Community but also by the sisters of the Formation Team of the Congregation. It was simply wonderful to be able to share with all of them. Although within our itinerary ... Read more...

Piece of God

Flowers beauty in Ein Karems garden

“For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over, and it is gone. The flowers appear on the ground, the time has come for the birds to sing, and the voice of the turtle dove is heard in our land.” (Song of Songs 2: 11-12) The summer arrived in Ein Karem full of joy, ... Read more...

Continuing the inward journey

Time with God

“Search me, oh God, and know my heart!; test me and know my thoughts” Psalm 139 In the last week of April, we prepared the house to receive sister Maureen Cusick. She came to continuous sessions on formation with particular emphasis on Human, spiritual and biblical development which we began last November. The sessions started ... Read more...

Letter from St. John in Montana, 04/2019

We share the Novitiate Community life with you!

Dear Sisters and Brothers The month of April was filled with preparations for our Easter Celebrations. On Palm Sunday we walked with the Catholic Hebrew speaking community in the long procession from Bethpage to Jerusalem, in remembrance of Jesus to Jerusalem as the King riding on a donkey. From “Maundy” Thursday to Friday afternoon we ... Read more...

Holy Week 2019

You shall love the Lord…

Holy Week passed and many people celebrated the most important period of the Christian liturgical year. Nothing compares to experiencing Holy Week in Jerusalem. Celebrating the great events in the history of salvation and the life of Jesus in the same places where they have traditionally occurred is an exciting and unforgettable experience of faith ... Read more...