Sisters strolling in the Garden

2017-08-18T10:27:22+00:00August 30th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl|

When the weather is fine and sunny, our old and infirm Sisters love to go to the garden. Since they cannot anymore walk without the aid of a walker or wheelchair, our young Sisters see to it that they get their "roundtrip ticket" to the garden. It is like a treat to them and they [...]

Mother Mary Michael

2017-08-17T16:01:47+00:00August 27th, 2015|Categories: Meditation|

On September 3, 2015, many visitors will be coming here inside our enclosure. It is the day of the Opening of the Beatification process of our Co-foundress, Mother Mary Michael, Adolfine Tönnies. We, in the Motherhouse, anticipate this day with joy and silent prayer of thanksgiving.Mother Mary Michael is for me a model contemplative religious. [...]

65 Years of Priesthood (News from our Convent in Cordoba, Argentina)

2017-08-18T10:24:41+00:00August 27th, 2015|Categories: Argentina, News|Tags: |

Our heartfelt Congratulations and Best Wishes to Fr. Bernardo Baier SVD, who celebrates today his 65 Years of Priesthood. He is a German SVD priest who has been a missionary here in Argentina since 1950. A missionary through and through, he has loved our country and has become one of us. We wish also to [...]

The 82nd SVD Tertiate Program

2017-08-17T15:59:03+00:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News|

The participants of the 82nd SVD International Tertiate Renewal Program came today to meet with us and to get to know our Co-foundress, Mother Mary Michael. For some of them it is their first time to see a “pink Sister” in person. Like our Missionary Sisters, we have close ties with them since they are [...]

A Beautiful Sunday Morning

2017-08-17T15:42:34+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Categories: Meditation, Motherhouse in Steyl|

It was such a beautiful Sunday morning! After Holy Mass I went to the veranda to pray. I looked out and saw small boats sailing on the Maas River behind our convent. It was so peaceful. I thought of capturing the peaceful scene with the camera. After I set it up, I just looked out [...]

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