Fr. Désiré celebrates his birthday in Paris.

Fr. Désiré Bayard celebrated his 85th birthday on this Sunday, along with the community of Paris: Fr. Ilario Mazzarolo, Br. Joseph Souza, Br. Cristiano de Almeida and Br. Pierre Lenhardt….. The day of his birthday is actually today (Monday), but they took advantage of Sunday to celebrate all together in the community of brothers, at Notre Dame Read More

Contemplative Sisters gathered for General Chapter in Strasbourg.

Contemplative Sisters of Our Lady of Sion gathered this week for the start of the Congregation General Chapter. Besides sisters from different countries, the event also has the presence of Fr. Donizeti Ribeiro, NDS (Superior General of Brothers of Sion – who celebrated the Chapter’s Opening Mass ) and Br. Tiago Rangel, who helps in the Read More

Sister of Sion Brigitte Martin-Chave passed away.

The Religious of Our Lady of Sion and family took part of the Eucharistic celebration in honor to Sr.Brigitte MARTIN-CHAVE nds. The celebration was held in Lyon, Saint Martin d’Ainay Basilica, on Monda, 26 October 2015. Brigitte Martin-Chave belonged to the Congregation of Sion and she did everything to break down preconceptions about Judaism. “By drawing in both rabbinic Read More

In Paris, Notre-Dame de Sion is declared “Maison de Vie”.

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation bestows the title of “House of Life” to the Notre-Dame de Sion Institution. It is a tribute to the people of the school who exercised the values of solidarity and civic courage by offering refuge to individuals persecuted by the Nazis. The ceremony took place in Paris, on 12 May 2015. Read More