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Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

2020-06-26T20:53:05+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Meditation, News|Tags: , , , , |

On June 7, the Church celebrated the Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity, the central mystery of our faith, which also is the principal feast of our congregation. Our contemplative-missionary calling takes its origin in the mystery of the Trinity (cf. C.411). "It is our constant endeavor to glorify the triune God by responding to [...]

Blessed Pentecost!

2020-06-04T21:20:57+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Greetings, News|Tags: , , , |

We come now to the end of the Easter season, climaxing at Pentecost, the coming down of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles. Watch and listen to Dr. Brant Pitre as he clearly explains the meaning and origin of Pentecost. Pentecost is also known as the Birthday of the Catholic Church. "It is called that because Pentecost is [...]

The Lockdown

2020-06-04T20:39:23+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: Convent life, News, Sharings|Tags: , , |

The Lockdown that COVID-19 imposed on us all has been painful and unbearable the longer we stay in it. Active people are not used to being locked down in a place for an extended period. As contemplatives who do not go out unless necessary, the Lockdown may not be strange to us. Unfortunately, it affects [...]

Blessed Easter!

2020-04-22T10:04:23+00:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Convent life, Devotions, Good Wishes, Greetings, News, Sharings|Tags: , , , , |

Despite the pandemic and the lockdown that ensued, we celebrated the Easter Triduum, i.e., Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday and the Easter Vigil that followed, with greater solemnity. Because we are offering to God everything in union with the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, our liturgical celebrations were all the more meaningful. We [...]

United in Prayer

2020-03-18T20:47:15+00:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, Prayer Intention|Tags: , |

At this time of worldwide crisis with COVID-19, we pray and offer sacrifices for all our brothers and sisters who have been infected by this virus. We also pray for the repose of the souls of those who have died already and we extend our sympathy to those they have left behind. May our [...]

Word of God Sunday

2020-02-18T20:56:17+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, News, Papal Decree|Tags: , , , , |

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter, Motu proprio "Aperuit-illis", published on 30 September, establishes that "the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the celebration, study, and dissemination of the Word of God." Our Holy Father, in his sermon on this day, said: "Dear brothers and sisters, let us make room inside ourselves [...]

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