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Sunday, December 23rd: An Invitation to Prayer

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All the missionary priests, seminarians, sisters and lay Third Order members of our Religious Family will be joining together on Sunday, December 23rd in a day of prayer for world peace, especially for peace in the Middle East. We invite you to unite your prayers and sacrifices with us for an end to violence and […]

Immaculate Conception: Investiture of Habit

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Consecrated persons will be missionaries above all by continually deepening their awareness of having been called and chosen by God, to whom they must therefore direct and offer everything that they are and have, freeing themselves from the obstacles which could hinder the totality of their response. In this way they will become true signs […]

Fifty-five Years ago in Our House

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On November 16, 2012 we were honored to receive a visit from Fr. Donald Higgins, a Stigmatine priest whose religious community had previously owned the building on Quincy Street in Washington, DC which currently serves as our Juniorate House. Fr. Higgins was among the group of seminarians who moved into 1326 Quincy Street NE in […]

Points of Interest: Four Websites to Visit

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The Cornelio Fabro Cultural Project The Cornelio Fabro Cultural Project was founded on April 11, 2002, by the General Superior of the Institute of the Incarnate Word, Fr. Carlos Miguel Buela. The Project’s immediate goal is to preserve and spread the thought and the works of Cornelio Fabro. Cornelio Fabro (1911 – 1995) is among […]

The Communion of Saints

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  “…It is thanks to the Holy Spirit that the ways of life of believers, quite removed from each other though they may be in space, time, rank, status, sex and age, are nevertheless linked together by one and the same faith and love.” De Templo, 18.9, the Venerable Bede, Saint and Doctor (673-735) Pope, […]

All Saints Day: First Vows and Renewal of Vows

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  “I am espoused to Him whom the angels serve; sun and moon stand in wonder at His glory.” (Rite of Consecration to a Life of Virginity) The solemnity of All Saints Day is the Church’s remembrance and celebration of all the many holy men and women who have run the race and kept the […]

Canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

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We rejoice with the whole Church and to thank God for raising up in our own country living images of Christ’s saving work. Sunday, October 21, 2012 marked the canonization of St. Kateri Tekakwitha of the Mohawk nation. Her life, distinguished by prayer, simplicity and union with Christ, transcends 350 years of history to our present […]

News from the Monastery

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  “I want to live the mystery of faith of the Church, showing to all the primacy of love of God and give myself to God in an exchange of love, for the salvation of souls.” – From the Formula for Formal Admittance to the Contemplative Life We are very grateful to God for the […]

Porta Fidei: Year of Faith

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October 11, 2012-November 24, 2013 We offer this web-article as a quick resource guide to help you find the documents and information you need to fully enter into the Year of Faith. This initiative of Pope Benedict XVI calls the entire Church to renew our faith and prepare to share it more effectively with the […]