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St. Joseph

2021-02-28T22:32:30+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Invitation, Meditation, News, Prayer Intention, Sharings|Tags: , , , |

Who does not love St. Joseph? Religious and priests have a great devotion to St. Joseph, and so do many faithful Catholics. He is the silent Saint, did not say a word in the Gospel, and worked and lived quietly with Jesus and Mary - and yet, the Church declared him Patron of the Universal [...]

Chair of Peter

2021-02-23T21:25:49+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Authority of the Church, Catholic Church, Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, News, Papal Decree|Tags: , , , , |

What is the Chair of Peter? There is a physical meaning to this "chair." But we celebrate on February 22, the spiritual significance of it. According to Pope Benedict XVI: Our "liturgy celebrates the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. This is a very ancient tradition, proven to have existed in Rome since the [...]

Importance of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

2021-01-31T20:51:31+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Invitation, News, Sacrament, Season|Tags: , , , |

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, each faithful, after having attained the age of discretion, is bound by an obligation faithfully to confess serious sins at least once a year.” (CCC 1457). Is that all? Scripture says "the just man falls seven times (a day)" (Prov. 24:16). An honest self-examination will reveal that [...]

Confession during Pandemic

2021-01-29T13:00:49+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Invitation, News, Prayerlife, Sacrament|Tags: , , , , , |

Confession is a significant part of our Catholic life. But during this pandemic, almost all our practices are on hold. Going to a priest for confession is one of them. What can we do then? Must we wait to have our sins forgiven until we can go to the Sacrament?Here is a short video where [...]

The Liturgical Seasons

2021-01-28T23:15:41+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Invitation, News, Season|Tags: , , , |

The Catholic Church's calendar is divided into six liturgical seasons, beginning with Advent, then Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, Easter Triduum, and Easter. The Ordinary Time starts after Christmas but is interrupted on its first weeks by the onset of the Lenten season followed by the Easter season. Then Easter culminates at the celebration of Pentecost [...]

Blessed New Year 2021!

2021-01-01T21:54:08+00:00January 1st, 2021|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Good Wishes, Greetings, Motherhouse in Steyl, News, Religious life, Sharings|Tags: , , , , , |

A very blessed and grace-laden New Year to all of you! 2020 had been a very challenging year for all of us. We will not forget this year, for we all suffered when COVID 19 broke out and spread like wildfire in all parts of the earth. Suddenly, we found ourselves - rich and poor, [...]

Blessed Christmas to all of You!

2020-12-26T16:37:51+00:00December 25th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Community life, Devotions, Good Wishes, Greetings, Motherhouse in Steyl, Season|Tags: , , , |

Our Community here in Steyl, Netherlands, is wishing you all, our dear friends, a very Merry Christmas with lots of blessings from our Lord Himself, whose Birthday we celebrate! He is the celebrant who deserves to receive a gift from us, but instead, He gave Himself to each one of us as a GIFT - [...]

SSpSAP Year of Grace

2020-12-18T12:37:45+00:00December 12th, 2020|Categories: Arnoldus Family, Celebration, Founder, Invitation, Motherhouse in Steyl, News, Religious life, Sharings|Tags: , , , , , |

We celebrated the Holy Mass on December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, with much joy and gratitude. This day begins the Jubilee Year of our congregation, the Year of Grace. On December 8, 2021, we will be celebrating the 125th Anniversary of our foundation. Thank God, through Fr. Arnold [...]

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

2020-12-07T20:41:15+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Meditation, News, Sharings|Tags: , , , |

On December 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As Catholics, we accept and believe this doctrine. But do we really understand what it means? Here are two videos of Fr. Mike Schmitz and Dr. Edward Sri explaining this Doctrine in a way that we can [...]

Halloween, All Saints and All Souls Day

2020-11-01T20:08:27+00:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, News, Sharings, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

We've already released our November Newsletter, and there we put a link to a Talk by Fr. Chris Alar about Purgatory. We are inserting it again here for those who do not have access to our online Newsletter: Just a few minutes ago, we found a new Talk again by Fr. Alar expounding further on [...]

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