//April

The Lord must have smiled!

2017-08-17T13:37:10+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Categories: Anecdote, Motherhouse in Steyl|

This week I am the prayer leader. This evening, during Compline (Night prayer) after a short silence of examination of conscience, as I was supposed to intone the penitential rite, I accidentally hit the books on the shelf of my pew. All my prayer books fell with such a loud noise after I said: “I [...]

Sisterly Charity

2017-08-17T13:34:14+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Categories: Meditation, Motherhouse in Steyl|

This morning as I entered our chapel I saw our two elderly Sisters walking together, the older one supporting the other and leading her to her place. Both Sisters could hardly walk without the aid of a walker and yet there they were, helping each other. It was really so edifying to see them. It [...]

Meeting of three Contemplative Congregations

2017-08-17T13:31:06+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Categories: Diocese of Roermond, News|Tags: , |

As suggested by Pope Francis on this Year of Consecrated Life for “monasteries and groups which are primarily contemplative to meet or otherwise engage in an exchange of experience on the life of prayer, on ways of deepening communion with the entire Church...”, the Superiors of the three contemplative congregations in the Diocese of Roermond (where [...]