After the traditional prayer at the foot of the column of the Virgin Mary, in the Spanish Steps, in Rome, on the solemnity day of the Immaculate Conception
This morning the brothers and sisters of Ein Karem (Jerusalem) remembered all those brothers and sisters of Sion who have already departed.
Moshe Felber, an Israeli Jew who lives at the neighborhood of Ratisbonne (Jerusalem), has recently sent to Br. Elio Passeto an e-mail with a very interesting research he has currently done about his family tree until get the generation from the 15th century. The most impressive point is that he found Fathers Alphonse and Theodore Ratisbonne Read More
“A Jewess knows how to forgive.” That is how the young Flore, aged eighteen, ended her letter of March 6, 1842, in which she told her fiancé that she was ending their engagement. Her fiancé, who was ten years older than she, was also her uncle, a younger brother of her father, and he had Read More
Flore Ratisbonne. This week, Nicola Guillion, the 6th generation relative of Adolf Ratisbonne (Flore’s father and Alphonse’s and Theodore’s brother) gave us some news about his family. “He wrote to say that his grandmother, Jacqueline Guillion, great-great niece of Fr. Mary’s died peacefully yesterday evening (May 7th)”, said Sr. Rita Kammermayer, from Jerusalem. Source: Rita Kammermayer, nds
The Church in which the event of 20 January took place in 1842; in St. Andrea delle Fratte The known website Zenit.org published this 20th January in its Spanish version, the event of Apparition of Our Lady of Sion to Father Alphonse Ratisbonne, in the Church Sant’Andrea delle Frate. To access, CLICK HERE. St. Andrea Read More