Posts from August 2013

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Academic Journeys: Patristics and Ecumenism in Boston, March 2013

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As the new academic year begins across the country, we remember a special moment from the past spring semester. In March, Sister Maria del Fiat Miola, SSVM traveled to Boston to present in the Ninth Annual Archbishop Iakovos Graduate Student Conference in patristic studies hosted by the Holy Cross Orthodox Seminary.  Her talk, “Irenaeus’ Adversus Haereses 3.22.4: Mary […]

World Youth Day in Syria!

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Even amid war and chaos, Christ calls young people to Himself in hope and joy!  We invite you to read the beautiful story of World Youth Day in Syria from the blog of our priests and sisters, missionaries in Aleppo: S.O.S. Christians in Syria. Please continue to pray for peace in the region and for […]

Medieval Art at the Cloisters in New York City

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Sacred art and architecture form a special part of Catholic culture.  An exceptional period of innovation in devotional art took place in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.  While medieval shrines and monasteries can still be found throughout Europe, there is nothing quite comparable in the New World though new buildings have risen as honorable […]