Posts from 2017

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Honoring St Joseph and the Primacy of the Interior Life on the 29th Anniversary of our Foundation

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“The total sacrifice, whereby Joseph surrendered his whole existence to the demands of the Messiah’s coming into his home, becomes understandable only in the light of his profound interior life.” John Paul II, Redemptoris Custos (1989), #26. On Monday, March 20th the whole Church celebrated the Feast of St. Joseph, Foster Father of the Son […]

A Beautiful Baby Shower in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Do you like baby showers?  Well, you would have loved the one we had recently at St. George’s Church in Bridgeport.  It was a beautiful sign of a community’s generosity and the unity of the Church.  A small but active group of ladies from Puerto Rico and Guatemala, led by Mercedes, one of very active […]

Familiar Faces in Papua New Guinea and Northern Europe!

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Recently our Vicar General, Mother Mary of the Sacred Heart Gaes, SSVM (USA), made a visit to the mission in Papua New Guinea.  Mother Sacred Heart, originally from Maryland, served as Mistress of Novices and Provincial Superior before being called to serve as our Vicar General in Rome. During her visit she spent time getting […]

Marching for Life in 2017: A Photo Essay

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On January 27, 2017 we gathered once more in Washington, DC to demonstrate on behalf of life.  The 44th Annual March for Life was especially robust, diverse, and young — like the face of the Pro-Life movement at large! We have come a long way since 1974…and remain so grateful to those pioneers of the movement, […]

Registration Still Open for Spiritual Exercises Retreat: February 17 – 20, 2017

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Our Religious Family is offering Spiritual Exercises (a silent retreat) over the Presidents’ Day weekend at two locations in the Washington / Maryland area, one for men and one for women.  A great opportunity to take time apart to pray, and to prepare for a fruitful Lenten season! Spiritual Exercises for Women, Presidents’ Day Weekend 2017 […]

Grassroots Movement Takes to the Streets in San Francisco: the 13th Annual Walk for Life

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Lots of women.  A passion for justice.  Public demonstration to change legislation that hurts the most vulnerable. Yes, that’s right, I was marching in San Francisco on January 21, 2017 in the 13th Annual Walk for Life! Tens of thousands of women, men, and children from across all the spectrum of nationalities and backgrounds gathered […]