Category Reflections

Welcoming Sunday

“Enter into Sunday” with the sisters, brothers and associates in Ein Karem. We shared the gospel of Mt 6:24-34. The question “How much I trust?” was the source of our sharing. Read more...

Sunday in the old city

Walking in the rain

Today is Sunday. We celebrate the Eucharistic with the parish of the Arabic speaking Latin (= Roman Catholic) community in Jerusalem. Then we had lunch with the Beit Ruth community of our congregation “Notre Dame de Sion”. And we enjoyed walking in the rain. In Jerusalem they never have bad weather! They either have “dry and hot weather” ... Read more...

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...