Posts from April 2016

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Supporting a Culture of Vocations: Come and See 2016

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Our 5th Annual “Come and See” Retreat (April 8-10) welcomed 28 young women from across the country to our Juniorate House in Washington, DC.   The event included Mass, Adoration and the Liturgy of the Hours together as well as informal moments of shared meals. On Saturday, two talks were offered in the morning: one on […]

Our Uncle Steve: in memoriam

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Today, April 19, 2016, marks the one year anniversary of the death of one of our great friends, benefactors, and — to all our Religious Family — “our Uncle”: Steve Miola. He is known by his works even to those who never met him.  His art has been seen by those who have visited our convents, […]

In the News: from Web to Print, “Way of Beauty”, and Upcoming UN Congress in New York on Religious Freedom

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We wish to share some recent info and links from our Religious Family “in the news.” From Web to Print Sr. Maria del Fiat Miola’s reflection on Wassim, a disabled child from our home in Bethlehem, appeared in print in this last week’s L’Osservatore Romano English Edition, the newspaper of the Vatican! First appearing as a […]

Theater and Youth Ministry in Canada

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The greatness of youth is never to be underestimated!  Despite the propensity for striking a pose of disinterest, utter boredom, or aggravated ennui, teenagers actually love creativity, service and working together. Speaking to youth in Toronto World Youth Day 2002, St John Paul II affirmed: “People are made for happiness. Rightly, then, you thirst for happiness. […]