National Youth Day

National Yuth Day "And the Word became flesh" (John 1,14) On November 6, the Youth Ministry Group of the Parish of Nossa Senhora da Gloria de Andaraí-BA, participated in the NYD (National Youth Day) in Bonito, in the Diocese of Ruy Barbosa. We asked the Coordinator of the group Marcos dos Santos, what did it mean to participate in this moment that the Church offers to young people? For him this was a moment of reunion and joy. After a pandemic, to be able to be together again as young archdi...
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News of Bahia-Brazil

“I am the vine and you are the branches. He who remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit; because without me you can do nothing" John 15, 5 On November 05, 2022, the first stage of the Parish Assembly of the Nossa Senhora da Glória Parish took place in Andaraí-BA. Illuminated by the text of John 15, 1-11 (The Vine and the branches), we reflected on the importance of being connected with the true Vine that is Christ, because without Him we can do nothing. After the moment of prayer, eve...
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Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Carissimi  Devoti di Madre Carmela, In occasione della Solennità del Sacro Cuore di Gesù, si innalza a Lui il canto di lode e gratitudine. Siamo invitati a contemplare con stupore le meraviglie compiute dal Cuore misericordioso di Gesù.  La nostra Venerabile Madre Carmela ha molto contemplato e amato il Cuore di Cristo squarciato sulla croce per noi, e nella sua perenne eredità spirituale e apostolica, risplendono le sue eccelse virtù. Madre Carmela, tramite i suoi Scritti e le testimonian...
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Rosary for vocations

One different afternoon on last Saturday 5 th of February we have experienced in the the General House of the Congregation. We have prayed a meditated rosary for vocations, for every vocation in the Church, during which we harmonized reflections with symbols, which at each mystery we prayed for different vocations: family, priestly, religious, lay and missionary.  Holy Mary was enthroned in our chapel. Each sister had participated with so much faith and joy because we were in pray...
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On the synodal journey … the joy of meeting!

Day 28 December u.s. our community in Bethlehem welcomed a small group of religious women from other congregations in order to answer some questions proposed by the USRTS (Union Superior Religious of the Holy Land) regarding the experience of communion within the local Church, in the socio-religious context and between the present religious congregations. Even if the experience of communion, participation and solidarity, here in the Holy Land, is a fact, we want to commit ourselves ever m...
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Merry Christmas!

Dear Sisters and Devoted Friends of Mother Carmela. With great Spiritual Joy I come to you in these solemn Christmas celebrations, and in the name of Postulate of the Cause of our beloved Foundress Venerable Mother Carmela Prestigiacomo and of my Sisters, I wish you a Holy Christmas of the Lord and a Happy New Year! With lively Faith we had the opportunity to prepare ourselves during the time of Advent to welcome in the heart the Son of God, Emmanuel - God with us. Listening to and meditating...
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137 years in the service of the Church

The Sisters of the Sacred Heart of the Incarnate Word, Daughters of Mother Carmela and all those who are close to the Institute she founded, are enlightened by the Holy Spirit and by herself, the first trustee of the founding Charism, then the charism becomes participatory, it is extended to a mission  shared in the Church and in today's society. We thank Divine Providence for the gift of our Venerable Foundress Mother Carmela who until each, after 137 years of foundation, continues to be Lig...
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Meeting with the young people of Bahia

The Parish of Our Lady of Glory of Andaraí, Diocese of Rui Barbosa held a spiritual retreat for young people to help them recover the meaning of life and belonging to the community, thus responding to the call of God in their vocation. With the theme: Walking in faith, they walked a long way through the beautiful Chapada Diamantina, praying the rosary, singing and having fun until they reached the retreat site: Iguatu. The biblical text that accompanied them narrates the experience of two discip...
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Testimony of Sister Gilda

We want to share with you the beautiful testimony of our  Sister Gilda de Freitas Aguiar, who after 50 years of consecration commemorates her vocation, she talks to Sister Aurea who is guiding her in this beautiful conversation. See the video from here, the link is in Portuguese but you can understand
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Christ is risen: Alleluia!

Dear friends and devotees of Mother Carmela, To you and to your families our fervent wishes on the occasion of the Easter holidays May the grace and shining light of the Risen Jesus renew the strength of life in each of us and we can be with our humble witness, a song of joy and hope for all humanity, suffering in this terrible time of pandemic. Through the writings of our Venerable Mother Carmela Prestigiacomo we wish to reach your hearts and invite you to continue to pray for the good progre...
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