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Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

2020-07-01T12:17:16+00:00 June 28th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Meditation, News|Tags: , , , |

The ninth day from the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (i.e., if we celebrate it on a Thursday), we celebrate the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is like a continuation of the celebration of Corpus Christi. Has not His Body a Heart which pumps Blood throughout our body, supplying oxygen and nutrients to our cells and [...]

Solemnity of Corpus Christi

2020-06-30T12:53:42+00:00 June 18th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Meditation, News, Sharings|Tags: , , , |

On June 7, we solemnly celebrated the central mystery of our faith, namely, the Most Blessed Trinity. Thursday after this, we celebrated the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, or what is called Corpus Christi. (Some countries celebrate this on a Sunday after Trinity Sunday). What does this Feast mean? Why do we [...]

Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

2020-06-26T20:53:05+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 January 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 [...]

Blessed Christmas! Grace-filled New Year!

2019-12-29T20:46:18+00:00 December 25th, 2019|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Good Wishes, Greetings, Sharings|Tags: , |

We wish all our dear Friends and Visitors of our website A Very Blessed Christmas and a Grace-filled New Year! May the joy of this holy season fill your hearts and homes, and peace may reign in your midst, for "a child is born to us, a son is given us; upon his shoulder dominion [...]

SVD-SSpS Tertiate Course Participants 2019

2019-10-09T20:41:00+00:00 October 9th, 2019|Categories: Arnoldus Family, News, Sharings|Tags: , , , |

This year we have the joy of welcoming and meeting with the different groups of the SVD-SSpS Tertiate Course participants. Every year different Tertiate groups at different time come to Steyl, the Netherlands for a renewal course because Steyl is the place where St. Arnold Janssen started his three missionary congregations: the Society of the [...]