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Witnessing the Holy Death of a Religious on her Silver Jubilee: Sr. Maria del Corpus Domini Valle (1971-2017)

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We share with you the news of the holy death of Sister Maria del Corpus Domini Valle (1971-2017), one of our contemplative sisters who celebrated her Silver Jubilee of Religious Profession in these past days on the Feast of Saint Joseph.  Our first Italian vocation, she entered the convent in 1991 after meeting the IVE priests […]

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 […]