Opening of Sisters International Novitiate at EK.

Last Saturday (08/12), Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the International Novitiate of the Sisters of Sion was officially opened in Ein Karem (Jerusalem).

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Brazilian Contemplative Sisters celebrate anniversary of 60 years.

  Last Sunday (November 25th) the Contemplative Sisters of Sion of the Convent Solitude of Curitiba celebrated with great joy the 60 years of the community. Fr. Faustino Tonini, NDS, along with young male aspirants from the Castro community and other sisters from different places celebrated together with the contemplative sisters.

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Pope meets with delegation of Chief Rabbinate of Israel.

On Monday, Pope Francis greets a delegation from the Commission of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, accompanied by a delegation from the Vatican’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. Source: Vatican News.

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The First Synagogue in the Americas.

See below footage from the first Synagogue built in the Americas. This video was recorded last week by a friend of Sion who happened to visit this synagogue in northeastern Brazil. Footage: Vinícius Machado, FOS.

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Sion brothers sing Psalm in Hebrew.

Check out the following video in which the brothers Tiago Rangel, NDS and Joel Moreira, NDS sing the Psalm 122 in Hebrew. The video was recorded in Ein Karem, Jerusalem:

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Jews observe Yom Kippur in Israel.

Last Tuesday, Jews from around the world celebrated Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

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