Posts from March 2016

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Happy Easter! Christ is Risen!

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He is Risen!  He is truly risen!  Together with the faithful around the world, we celebrate the victory over sin and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  May you and your family experience the joy of this victory.  Alleluia, Alleluia! Pope Francis’ celebrations at the Vatican are broadcast streaming on Vatican YouTube and reported in Vatican’s […]

Anniversaries and the Paschal Mystery: Institute of the Incarnate Word (1984-2016) and Servants of the Lord (1988-2016)

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Lent, Holy Week, the Paschal Mystery…and our anniversaries!  This is part of our annual March experience of fasting, thanksgiving, and prayer in our Religious Family. On the Feast of St Joseph, March 19, 2016 we celebrate the 28th anniversary of our foundation as the Institute of the Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of […]

Philosophy and Missionaries: “What has Athens to do with Iceland, Tanzania and Peru?”

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At first glance it might appear rather strange that missionaries like those of us in the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word (IVE) would commit so much time to philosophy studies, philosophy conferences, and even full-time editing and publications of philosophical works. After all, if a priest is going to serve in an inner-city parish in Philadelphia […]