In Memoriam: M. Maria Mater Mundi Salvatoris (1980-2017)

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The Lord has called one of our young missionary sisters to Himself.  Mother Maria Mater Mundi Salvatoris Quizhpe Cuenca, SSVM, aged 36, was the local superior of our community in Mexico which cares for elderly diocesan priests.  She died in Mérida, Mexico in the early hours of January 10, 2017 following a brain aneurysm on […]

Editor’s Picks: Top Articles of 2016

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In thanksgiving to God for the past year of digital apostolate, we highlight some of the top articles which our new readers might like to see, and our old readers might remember, re-read or pass on!  Happy 2017 to all! Sr. Maria Theotokos, SSVM Editor of ssvmusa.org 2016 and the Year of Mercy Thanking the […]

Rejoice! A Savior is Born for Us Today!

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The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.  For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you […]

Investiture of Habit: Clothed with Grace and Salvation

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Together with the whole universal Church, our Religious Family celebrated the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th with a mass at the St John Baptiste de la Salle Parish, seat of the Fulton Sheen House of Formation, the Seminary of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE).  We were honored to have Bishop […]

Now Available! Monastery Christmas Cards and Catholic Books for Gifts

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Sorry!  2016 Christmas cards are no longer available!  Check back next fall! Once again, our contemplative sisters have prepared Christmas cards and enrollment in the Christmas novena.  For more information: see their Christmas card page. Thank you for supporting monastic life in the middle of Brooklyn! To give Catholic books this Christmas, visit IVE Press.  A […]