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Simple Joy

2020-07-20T20:00:54+00:00July 18th, 2020|Categories: Anecdote, Community life, Convent life, Sharings|Tags: , , |

In the convent, we only have simple joys. Because our life is simple and does not have many distractions from the outside world, even the smallest and seemingly insignificant happenings bring us joy and cause laughter among us - little joys that give finishing touches to our day to day encounter with our living God. For [...]

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 [...]

Golden Jubilee

2017-08-23T13:11:41+00:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: Celebration, Convent life, Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: |

We celebrated today the Golden Jubilee of Religious Profession of our Sr.M.Lucida. Early in the morning, it was cloudy and misty. The rain seemed to be threatening to pour down at any time. We prayed for a good weather so that Sister will have a wonderful day with her families and friends who will still [...]

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