Posts from March 2013

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Solemnity of St. Joseph 2013

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Vigil of the Feast: Looking Back and Giving Thanks The celebration of our 25th anniversary began on the Vigil to the Feast of St. Joseph with a private dinner for the sisters from all over our province. We were so blessed to be able to host over 100 sisters here in Washington, DC. Normally dispersed […]

25th Anniversary of the SSVM: 1988-2013

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  On March 19, 2013 we celebrated 25 years since the foundation of our institute, the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará.    Priests and seminarians of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE), members of our Third Order as well as family and friends were united with us throughout the world […]

Habemus Papam: Pope Francis!

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We join the Universal Church in celebrating the election of our new Holy Father, Pope Francis. It is a great joy to have the unwavering presence of the Successor of Peter with us through time. Follow the news of Pope Francis from the source: Vatican News; beginning with his own explanation of the name […]

Two Guyana Videos

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“Catholic Schools Teachers – Mission Experience, Guyana 2012” (Archdiocese of Washington, 2012) In this video three teachers from a Catholic elementary school in the Washington, DC area reflect on their experience as missionaries last summer in Guyana, South America.  Their mission was a joint project of the Pontifical Mission Society’s special program the Holy Childhood Association, an outreach to elementary […]

International Juniorate Video

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The International Juniorate House of Studies in Tuscania, Italy is home to over 80 sisters from all over the world, gathered together to complete their third year of formation.  Living near Rome, the Eternal City and the rich center of our Catholic faith, the sisters can complete their last stage of initial formation before receiving their […]