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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 [...]

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 - [...]

Dr. Peter Kreeft: Great Philosopher of our Present Time

2020-11-26T20:41:31+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Conference/Talk, News, Sharings|Tags: , |

In this our present time, we have a great and outstanding, yet humble philosopher with a good sense of humor in the person of Dr. Peter Kreeft. You've got to listen to all his YouTube conferences or read the many books he has written and published, and it will prove to you that he is [...]

Autumn

2020-10-30T23:38:44+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Season|Tags: , , |

Autumn never stops to fascinate me. Someone said that Autumn is a low-mood season - many people feel depressed during this time. It may be true, especially when it starts to rain for several days and all the leaves fall to the ground, turn brown and eventually decay. The surrounding gets wet and messy, not [...]

“Erntedankfest” (Harvest Thanksgiving festival)

2020-10-22T21:32:24+00:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Anecdote, Culture, News, Sharings|Tags: , , |

Germany, and other German-speaking countries, have a beautiful custom called "Erntedankfest" (translated: Harvest Thanksgiving Festival). In Germany, they celebrate this on the first Sunday in October. They offer thanksgiving for the good harvest, and they implore God for His blessing for the fruits of the field. Being a German-speaking community, with half of our number [...]

God be with you!

2020-09-29T23:00:57+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Religious life|Tags: |

While looking for some Catholic conferences and inspiring music that I would like to insert on our online Newsletter, I came across a beautiful song on YouTube. Actually, at that time, I was feeling down and sad. I needed some encouragement and consolation. But I have to work, do what I need to do at [...]

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