Posts from June 2015

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In the Footsteps of Christ Today

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“Let us leave behind the examples from times of old, and come to those who struggled closest to us; let us consider the noble models of our own generation.” These compelling words come to us from the Office of Readings for today’s feast of the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome, June 30 (a […]

Happy Father’s Day!

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To all our fathers who have given us life, supported us over the years, and have led us to know God, we send out a great “Happy Father’s Day”! The divine fatherhood is the source of human fatherhood (Cf. Eph 3:14); this is the foundation of the honor owed to parents. The respect of children, […]

The Eucharist at the Center of Our Lives

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Holy Mass in the Convent Chapel

As the whole Church celebrates the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, we are invited to turn our gaze to the mystery and gift of the Eucharist, Jesus who stays with us in His Body and Blood until the end of the world.  St. John Paul the Great crowned his pontificate with the encyclical Ecclesia de Eucharistia […]

In Persona Christi: the Renewal of the Priesthood in Time

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On Saturday May 30th, our Religious Family celebrated with great joy the ordination of four new priests of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE), Fr. Juan Pablo Palacio, IVE, Fr. Nathaniel Dryer, IVE, Fr. Fernando Flores, IVE and Fr. William Duraney, IVE (Fr. Nicholas Cabrera, a fifth priest of their group, had been ordained […]