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Starting Holy Week 2019

Path of faith

Indeed, of Zion it will be said,“This one and that one were born in her, and the Most High Himself will establish her.”… As they make music they will sing, “All my fountains are in you.” Psalm 87 Undoubtedly the most visited place during these days is Jerusalem, since during Holy Week the spirituality on ... Read more...

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...

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...

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...

Beyond formation

Something more to learn…

This has been a very interesting week of formation for us, because we had the privilege of having two of our sisters with us, who so generously gave us time and formation to broaden important issues in our learning. Our first session was with Sr. Maureena P. Fritz, who guided us through the meaning of ... Read more...