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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 [...]

Blessed Christmas! Grace-filled New Year!

2019-12-29T20:46:18+00:00December 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+00:00October 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 [...]

New Superior General

2019-07-23T21:12:16+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: News, Sharings|Tags: , , |

M. Maria Magdalena, SSpSAP We are happy to announce to the world that our congregation, Sister-Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration, has a new Superior General: Mother Maria Magdalena Kruse. She is a German and was former superior in our convents in Slovakia, Poland, and Berlin. She was also the Procurator [...]

Members of our 12th General Chapter

2019-07-07T20:23:38+00:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

Here are some of the members of our on-going 12th General Chapter. They were superiors and delegates of the different communities of our congregation from North and South America, Asia and Europe. We continue to pray for all of them, including their Chapter Moderator, Rev. Fr. Antonio Pernia, SVD. May the Holy Spirit enlighten them [...]

12th General Chapter Logo

2019-07-07T20:22:17+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: News, Sharings|Tags: , |

I just want to share the chosen Logo for our 12th General Chapter. According to our sister-designer, the design was inspired by the prayer for the Year of Preparation for our 12th General Chapter. The image of the dove is God the Holy Spirit to whom the Adoration Sisters are consecrated and by whom [...]

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