Fr. Edward Flannery (d.1998) was a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Providence, an award winning editorialist, a social justice advocate, and a pioneer in Catholic-Jewish relations. He is the author of the groundbreaking book, “The Anguish of the Jews: 2300 Years of Anti-Semitism,” This seven minute video provides a brief overview of his life. Read More
On this last Thursday (February 23), there was the second presentation of the Reshit Da’at seminar in the Ratisbonne (Jerusalem). The theme chosen by Br. Joel Moreira, NDS was “The JewishChristian Controversy in the 1st-2ndcenturies CE,” in which he analyzed conflicting positions between Jews and Christians in apocryphal (non-canonical) writings of that period. Br. Joel still used Read More
Mr. Harry Sinnaguel, President of O.C.J.B. (Organe de Consultation entre Chretiens et Juifs en Belgique, in French) congratulated the Sion Sisters for receiving the Cardinal Bea Award. Click here to see more details.
“Hate will never win”. This is what the President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin said last Sunday, in a video posted on his official Facebook page. Rivlin was talking about the restoration of the Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes, located at Tabgha. Around two years ago, the Church of the Loaves Read More
On this last Thursday (February 9), Br. Cristóvão Oliveira, NDS presented the first seminar of the Reshit Da’at project (check here), which takes place in Ratisbonne (Jerusalem). The theme chosen by him was “John the Baptist and Jewish Rites of Purification in the First Century: a glance over Mk 1:1-8.” Sisters of Sion from Ecce Homo, Ein Read More
The Congregation of Sisters of Sion has been awarded the Cardinal Bea Interfaith Award. Last Tuesday, February 7th, the Congregational Leadership Team, Adriana (Costa Rica), Marie Lise (France and other European Countries), Clare (UK) and Mary (Canada-US) met delegates from the Anti-Defamation League (United States) to speak about the work of the Congregation in the Read More