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New Website

2017-08-22T12:36:44+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Invitation, News|Tags: |

We are happy to inform you, dear Visitors, that our convent in Chile now has  a new website: http://siervas-del-espiritu-santo5.webnode.es/ You are all welcome to visit their site and also to ask for their prayers. Our Congregation has 22 convents worldwide. Some have a website, some have none. You are welcome to visit any of our Convents either [...]

Our Congregation Logo

2017-08-22T12:33:23+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Apostolate, Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: |

Our Congregation Logo summarizes our way of life and our consecration, as well as our particular task in the Church. In 1919, one of our Sisters was commissioned to express in painting our mission in the Church. After having been approved by Fr. Nicolas Blum, the SVD Superior General at the time, the new [...]

SVD-SSpS Tertiate Course

2017-08-22T12:29:05+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Categories: Arnoldus Family, News|Tags: , , , |

We met the participants of the SVD-SSpS Spanish-speaking Nemi-Tertiate Course participant last Thursday, March 3, 2016. Since they cannot speak English, our PowerPoint about our Co-foundress was translated so that they could understand it. We had a lively discussion afterwards. One of them interpreted the questions and answers from Spanish to English and vice versa. [...]

Pipe Organ

2017-08-22T12:20:31+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News, Uncategorized|

Our 83- year old Pipe organ, which has seen better days and has lived in our Motherhouse since 1933, a year before M. Mary Michael's death,  badly needed an overhaul. Expensive though it is, we decided to have it thoroughly fixed as it is of good quality. Last February 22, the big work began. The men [...]

Venerable M. Mary Michael

2017-08-22T12:15:48+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sisters praying before the grave of M.Mary Michael We commemorated yesterday, February 25, the death anniversary of our Venerable M. Mary Michael (video). Sisters made a kind of "pilgrimage" for nine days to her grave in our cemetery across our street to ask for her intercession for all the intentions recommended to our prayers and [...]

SVD & SSpS Retreat Guides

2017-08-22T12:13:26+00:00 February 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The SVD's and SSpS from all over the world, who are having their Retreat Guide Workshop here in Steyl came today, February 7 at 4:00 P.M.  to meet us and also to get to know more about Mother Mary Michael, our Co-foundress. We presented them first a PowerPoint and then proceeded afterward with sharings and questions and [...]

St. Joseph Freinademetz

2017-08-22T12:09:12+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: Devotions, News|Tags: , |

St. Joseph Freinademetz  canonized together with St. Arnold Janssen on October 5, 2003, was the very first Divine Word (SVD) missionary to China. He served the Lord in China with all the love in his heart and strength and courage of his soul. It was not an easy mission; he had to undergo many [...]

Ordinary Time

2017-08-22T12:05:49+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Meditation, Prayerlife|

After the Christmas Season comes the Ordinary Time of the Year according to the Catholic Church's Liturgical Calendar. We also feel the difference, especially now that all Christmas decorations were removed and kept in their proper places. Seeing the free spaces where once the Christmas cribs and decorations had been, the house looks spacious and somewhat [...]

Feast of St. Arnold Janssen

2017-08-22T12:02:25+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Categories: Founder, News|Tags: , , , |

We are celebrating today, January 15, the Feast of St. Arnold Janssen, Founder of the three Mission Congregations of Steyl, Netherlands: the Society of the Divine Word (SVD), the Missionary Sisters, Servant of the Holy Spirit (SSpS) and our own congregation, the Sister-Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration (SSpSAP) Many things have already [...]