Posts from October 2014

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Video for Come and See Discernment Retreat 2015

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“Dear brothers and sisters, with great humility, do all that you can to show that the consecrated life is a precious gift to the Church and to the world. Do not keep it to yourselves; share it, bringing Christ to every corner of [your] beloved country. Let your joy continue to find expression in your […]

Pilgrim Pope: World Mission Sunday and the Beatification of Pope Paul VI

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Before St. John Paul II became famous for his many international pastoral journeys and his “Theology of the Body” catechesis, Blessed Pope Paul VI (1897-1978, r. 1963-1978) had already been nicknamed the “pilgrim pope” for his historic travels beyond Europe and become a key champion of the defense of human sexuality and life with Humanae Vitae […]

Saint Willibrord and the New Evangelization in Luxembourg: Youth build a Church in Thailand and a Monastery Finds Renewal

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Through their powerful intercession and enduring example of holiness, the saints in Heaven fulfill posthumous missions here on earth, even many years after the end of their earthly lives.  Recently, St. Willibrord (658 – 739), Anglo-Saxon missionary, monk and bishop to Frisia (modern-day  Luxembourg), has shown us once again the force of this ecclesial reality […]

Summer Highlight I: Novitiate Pilgrimage to Canada

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Before the summer fades completely, we wish to share a few highlights with our readers of our summer activities.  This article includes an account of the novitiate pilgrimage to Canada, followed by a brief reflection on pilgrimage from the mistress of novices. The Pilgrimage to Canada During our community trip this year, our mistress of novices led the […]