Sion Brothers release book on the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate.

The Christian Center for Jewish Studies (CCEJ in the Portuguese acronym) of Sion Brothers in São Paulo, recently presented the fourth book of the collection “Judaism and Christianity”: Golden Jubilee of the Catholic-Jewish dialogue. The work is inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the conciliar Declaration Nostra Aetate, which presents the Church’s manifested desire to follow and deepen Read More

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31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (commentary).

Commentary on this Sunday’s readings, by Br. Elio Passeto, NDS. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.

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Pope Francis: ‘God promised the land to the people of Israel’.

God promised the Holy Land to the people of Israel, Pope Francis said during a public address at the Vatican in Rome on Wednesday in a speech about migration. “The people of Israel, who from Egypt, where they were enslaved, walked through the desert for forty years until they reached the land promised by God,” Read More

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30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (commentary).

The first reading and the Gospel focus on the prayer of the poor or humble. In the book of Ecclesiasticus it is said that the prayer can pierce the clouds, it reaches God no matter how much above He is. A Jewish commentary develops this: the poor hopes his prayer will not be answered too Read More

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What is Sukkot?

The Jewish people is celebrating these days the Feast of Sukkot. For forty years, as our ancestors traversed the Sinai Desert, following the Exodus from Egypt, miraculous”clouds of glory” surrounded and hovered over them, shielding them from the dangers and discomforts of the desert. Ever since, we remember God’s kindness and reaffirm our trust in His Read More

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Sion brothers School gets first place in Brazilian Examination.

The Sion School of Arujá (Brazil) of Brothers of Sion has recently  got the first place among other schools in the same city, in the ranking of marks achieved in the National Examination of Secondary Education (ENEM, in Portuguese acronym) during the year 2015. Its score was 614,000, while the second place (Ipe School) obtained 611,000. “I know the teachers Read More

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