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Month of the Rosary

2017-08-18T10:36:27+00:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl|Tags: |

It’s October: the month of the Rosary. Aside from individually praying the rosary everyday, in this month we also pray an additional rosary together as a community. This is a month specially dedicated to Mary, our Lady and Queen of the Rosary. In our prayer, we remember all persons and intentions recommended to our prayers and [...]

Mayor’s Conference

2017-08-18T10:34:43+00:00September 29th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl|Tags: |

Our Mayor A.S. Scholten came today to gave us a conference about our city Venlo and the rest of his domain. It is good for us to know about more our municipality - its history, its own tradition and custom - after all we belong to his territory and we certainly experience his help and support. Since [...]

Welcome to our New Sister

2017-08-18T10:29:20+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: |

This afternoon, we welcome in our midst our new Sister, generously given to us by our convent in Bad Driburg, Germany. Sister will be assigned in the infirmary to help take care of our old and sick sisters. We are grateful to our Mother General and her Council for the gift of Sister to our [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SSpS English International Tertiate 2015

2017-08-17T15:37:01+00:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: , |

The SSpS English International Tertiate 2015 was held in their Motherhouse, Sacred Heart of Jesus Convent, just a street away from us. Included in their program is a visit to our community in order to meet us and to know more about our Co-foundress, Mother Mary Michael. As we have the same Father-Founder, St. Arnold [...]

New Stations of the Cross

2017-08-17T14:27:18+00:00June 27th, 2015|Categories: Devotions, Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: |

This afternoon our new Stations of the Cross in the garden was blessed by Fr. Tony Gelinck, SVD. We started the prayers in the chapel, afterwards we went outside for the blessing. After it was solemnly blessed, we prayed the whole Stations, with the Sisters taking turns in leading the prayer. After the blessing we [...]

“Open Kloosterdag”

2017-08-17T14:17:35+00:00June 14th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: |

In this Year of Consecrated Life, an extra “Open Kloosterdag” is held here in the Netherlands on June 14, 2015, wherein convents of religious orders and congregations are invited to open their convents and enclosure to the public. This extra “Open House” is held in response to the Apostolic Letter of Pope Francis to all [...]

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