Costa Risca Sion Sister attends interfaith meeting.

The Costa Rica Sion Sister Alexandra Vega, nds (first on the right side of the photo above) is participating in the Franciscan Week of Saint Francis College. The interreligious event brought together members of other faiths as Buddhists, Hare Krisnas, Muslims and Anglicans. The Jewish community was unable to attend due to the celebration of Read More

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Did Jesus fail on the Cross?

In his book “God is near us”, the Pope Benedict XVI brilliantly answer the question “Did Jesus fail on the Cross?” “Did Jesus fail? Well, he certainly was not successful in the same sense as Caesar or Alexander the Great. From the worldly point of view, he did fail in the first instance: he died Read More

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Israel develops different ways to conserve and recycle water.

Because more than half of Israel is desert, the lack of clean water is a life-or-death issue. On this short documentary promoted by the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN.com), you see the efforts made by Israel to develop ways to conserve water, including desalination, drip irrigation and recycling. Source: CBN.com / Support: Fr. Enedir Moreira.

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Sunday Gospel Painting (26th Sunday OT)

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Brothers of Sion promote Conference on Jewish Feasts.

The Sion brothers of Jerusalem promoted on this Thursday (24) a Conference on the rabbinic, liturgical and patristic perspectives of Jewish festivals. The event took place at the Christian Centre for Jewish Studies (Ratisbonne) and was attended by approximately 40 people between contemplative and apostolic Sion sisters, Salesians, Franciscans, Sion friends and visitors. Each lecturer Read More

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26th Sunday of Ordinary Time (commentary).

Commentary on this Sunday’s readings, by Sr. Anne-Catherine Avril, nds. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.

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