Category Reflections

Peace Prayer in Ecce Homo

Our Visit to Ecce Homo leads us to welcome Shabbat at the Kotel (western wall) before joining peace prayer at 6 pm in  Ecce Homoo, followed by supper and a good night sleep. Read more...

Oh my God!

Fruits of the trees and fruits of spirit!

Oh my God! Climbing trees and picking grapefruits for our new fruit presser was our morning engagement. In the afternoon we engaged ourselves in serious sharing of our weekly schedule which we will begin living next week. We ended our day with the “Entering into Sunday” together with the sisters in the Ein Karem community, ... Read more...

Day 6

Gospel reading Mk: 6:7-13 And our Reflection today is, just to be is a blessing, and our life is a message of freedom, of trust, in focusing on Jesus, who says: “Go forward, don’t be afraid, enjoy and be calm!” We read in the book 5 page 59 to 61 as our Psalm. Nov.15.1856 the ... Read more...

Kotel and Holy Sepulchre

Strolling along Jaffa road, through the Jewish Quarter, in reaching the Western Wall and Holy Sepulchre we come to  Ecce Homo for the closing mass of the Spanish Program. The song “Jesus remembers me when you come into your Kingdom!” stayed with us. Read more...

Now I understand!

Alejandra: Now I understand why all the sisters said to me “You will like Ein Karem!” because it is really a wonderful place, the view is amazing. I know now why father Mary Alphonse decided to stay here. My first visit to Jerusalem is like a short film which I am watching and living at ... Read more...

My experience at Ecce Homo

Four months with Sr. Maureen, Sr. Bernadette, Sr. Rita and Sr. Trudy

In the beginning I would like to say that this experience was not easy for me. There were many challenges like: the language, the place and the community. The Christmas feasts with the community, helping in the house with different people, and young people, visits to the elderly, Christian and Moslem, activities with the group ... Read more...

Good Wine

John 2: 1-11 There was a weeding and Jesus was there. In the Bible we find vine as  a symbol of Joy, of lightening up the bitterness of life and so we read in Psalm 104:15 “and wine to gladden the human heart,” or Proverbs 31:6 “Give strong drink to one who is perishing, and ... Read more...