Category News

A New Beginning!

Sr. Julianas path to Ein Karem

After my first farewell in Berba in Eypt I spent time in Brazil, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Now for the final say good by I come back to Berba once more. The road to Ein Karem, in order to take up my new ministry within the congregation leads me via Rome. Today its Sunday, the ... Read more...

Guatemala und seine Schönheit!

Quetzaltenango, (oder mit dem einheimischen Namen Xela) ist die Stadt, wo ich Spanisch lerne. Xela liegt auf einer Meereshöhe von 2300 m, und anfangs merkte ich das sehr stark, weil mein Blutdruck stieg. In der Region von Xela leben ungefähr 225000 Menschen. 61 % sind eingeborene Indianer, 34 % Latinos, und 5 % Europäer. Die ... Read more...

Guatemala y su belleza

Quetzaltenango, usa su nombre indígena de Xela, es la ciudad donde estoy estudiando español. Xela tiene una altitud de 2.300 metros, y en los primeros días me sentí muy debil, como mi presión arterial sube. La región de Xela tiene una población de alrededor de 225.000 personas. 61 % de ellos son indígenas, 34 % ... Read more...

Guatemala and its beauty

Quetzaltenango, or to use its indigenous name Xela, is the city where I am studying Spanish. Xela is at an altitude of 2.300 meters, and in the first days I felt this quite stronge as my blood pressure incrised. The region of Xela has a population of about 225.000 people. 61% of them are indigenous ... Read more...

News from Brazil

Going out two by two

Vocation leaflet in Brazil begins with “Jesus is saying: Let’s go and meet the Congregation “Our Lady of Sion”, Sr. Jacky and Sr. Mary Carmen arrived in Berba on Wednesday, October 3, 2013. The Gospel for October 4, which is also the feast of St. Francis, was Luke 10:1-12. “After this the Lord appointed seventy-two ... Read more...

Looking back

21 years in Egypt – 19 years in El Berba.

On October 13, 1992, I, Sr. Juliana, got off the plane Cairo just two days after the great earthquake. Cairo was in a state of emergency and everybody was cleaning up since it had been one of the worst that ever happened in Egypt. Read more...

Berba where love resides.

Mit Entführungen leben.

Abuna Isaak

Since the revolution of January 25, 2011 (which led to the deposition of President Mubarak), safety is very fragile in Egypt, and the legal system has unsolvable problems. Crime rate has increased dramatically: indeed a bottomless pit! Where should people hide when they could be killed without any obvious reason? When kidnappings of well-off persons, ... Read more...