4th Sunday of Advent (commentary).

Commentary on this Sunday’s readings, by Fr. Donizete Ribeiro, NDS (Superior General of Brothers of Sion). CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.

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Sister Regine: surviver of 1940’s shipwreck.

  Sr. Anne-Catherine AVRIL, nds. On 12 December 1940, a boat loaded with Bulgarian refugees who fled their country under the threat of Nazism, was headed for Israel. This boat was called ‘El Salvador’. It was wrecked off Turkey with 352 passengers, 108 were able to join the shore or rather were rejected by the Read More

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Third Sunday of Advent (commentary).

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

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Sion celebrates renewal of religious vows in Ein Karem.

On this December 8, 2016, the day of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady, the brothers and sisters of Sion had many reasons to celebrate. In addition to the Marian title, it was also an occasion for the celebration of the renewal of the temporary vows of Brother Victor Alves, nds. The Mass was presided Read More

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138 years of Sion sisters in Costa Rica.

Last Sunday, the Sisters of Costa Rica celebrated an important date: 138 years since the sisters first arrived in America and Costa Rica. “I believe that the Spirit confirmed with their permanence [of the sisters] that this work belongs only to the Lord, otherwise we would not have come up to here. Today, besides the Read More

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2nd Sunday of Advent (commentary)

by Anne-Catherine AVRIL, nds. The second reading of Rm 15 speaks of the “comfort of the Scriptures.” All that has been written in advance in the Holy Scriptures was to instruct us so that through the perseverance and comfort of the Scriptures we may have hope. And this is given by the “God of perseverance Read More

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