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Advent Tradition

2017-08-21T14:06:06+00:00 December 6th, 2015|Categories: Devotions, News|Tags: , |

We have beutiful Advent traditions in the cloister. One of them is singing Advent hymns and listening to touching stories read before us about Advent or anything that generally speaks of God's goodness and love, of man's trust and hopes, of  faith journeys, forgiveness, etc. During Sunday recreation, we gather around the Advent wreath with lighted candles. [...]

Advent Season

2017-08-18T11:08:39+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Categories: Devotions, Meditation, News|Tags: , |

We start today the Advent Season, the beginning of a new Liturgical Church Year. Advent means "coming," a word that connotes "waiting." It is a season of expectant waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in the "flesh" - for his birth. We await his coming in the flesh, we await also his second coming in glory! [...]

Congratulations! Best Wishes!

2017-08-18T10:57:22+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Bad Driburg, News|Tags: , |

Today we join in spirit our Sisters in Bad Driburg, Germany, as they joyfully celebrate the Nameday and, at the same time, the Silver Jubilee of Religious Profession of our Superior General, Mother Mary Elizabeth. With Mother, we thank God for calling her to our Congregation and for giving her the beautiful, though heavy responsibility, [...]

Perpetual Adoration

2017-08-18T10:55:05+00:00 November 8th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: , |

Today, a hundred years ago, we started solemnly the service of perpetual adoration. Our Co-foundress, Mother Mary Michael, had done her best to secure permission for perpetual exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from the bishop of Roermond, and finally, on November 6, 1915, we gratefully received it. What joy our Sisters then must have felt by [...]

100 Years Perpetual Adoration

2017-08-18T10:53:07+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Categories: Motherhouse in Steyl, News|Tags: , |

We've just had Holy Mass this morning with our Auxilliary Bishop Everhard de Jong as main celebrant, concelebrated by Dean Fr. Jos Spee and our parish priest Fr. John Dautzenberg, gratefully commemorating our Congregation's 100th year service of perpetual adoration. On November 6, 1915, the Diocesan Bishop of Roermond, Msgr. L. J. H. A. Schrijnen, [...]

Start of the Beatification Process

2017-08-18T10:32:36+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Beatification Process, News|Tags: |

Bishop Franz Wiertz of the Diocese of Roermond, opens today with a solemn Holy Mass the Beatification Process of our Co-foundress, Mother Mary Michael, Adolfine Tönnies. After the Mass the members of the Church Tribunal for the Process was installed. The Tribunal is the competent authority who will gather, study, investigate and judge the historical [...]

Welcome to our New Sister

2017-08-18T10:29:20+00:00 September 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 [...]

65 Years of Priesthood (News from our Convent in Cordoba, Argentina)

2017-08-18T10:24:41+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Categories: Argentina, News|Tags: |

Our heartfelt Congratulations and Best Wishes to Fr. Bernardo Baier SVD, who celebrates today his 65 Years of Priesthood. He is a German SVD priest who has been a missionary here in Argentina since 1950. A missionary through and through, he has loved our country and has become one of us. We wish also to [...]

The 82nd SVD Tertiate Program

2017-08-17T15:59:03+00:00 August 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 [...]

SSpS English International Tertiate 2015

2017-08-17T15:37:01+00:00 July 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 [...]