The gift of Sister Celina Guido

The gift of Sister Celina Guido
“Come bride of Christ, receive the crown that has always been prepared for you.”  November 20, 2020, our dearest Sister Celina Guido passed away to the house of the Father after 80 years of religious consecration and 100 years of life, completed last October 7. Covid19 took another victim, but we gained another saint in heaven. Sister Celina was a great gift to our religious family, to the commun...
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Testimony about Mother Pierina

Testimony about Mother Pierina
Yesterday April 29th 2020, Mother Pierina Guido went to the Father’s Kingdom. Her life it was a song to the Lord and one Sister wrote something about she, here you can read it: Keeping the lamp alight ... Remembering Mother Pierina. When you feel heartbreak for the detachment of a loved one, the mind also informs an emptiness and the words fail to express the deepest feelings and the most bea...
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Homily of Fra Raniero Cantalamessa on Good Friday

Homily of Fra Raniero Cantalamessa on Good Friday
The Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, preached the Sermon, reminding everyone that God has plans for our welfare, and not woe, even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Below please find the full text of Father Raniero Cantalamessa's Sermon: “I HAVE PLANS FOR YOUR WELFARE AND NOT FOR WOE” Sermon for Good Friday 2020 in St. Peter’s Basilica St. Gregory the Gre...
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Solemnity of the Annunciation 2020

Solemnity of the Annunciation 2020
NAZARETH - Please find below the homily of Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, for the Solemnity of the Annunciation. His Excellency has presided the Holy Mass on this occasion in the Grotto of the Annunciation Basilica in Nazareth.  ((To watch the Holy Mass, please click here.)) The Solemnity of the Annunciation Nazareth, Ma...
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From Holy Land

From Holy Land
Terra Santa News This week: the preventive measures taken in the Holy Land against the Coronavirus pandemic: the words of Br. Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land and Mgr Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. The social initiatives in support of the poor, the sick and those in quarantine in Bethlehem, the second Lenten pilgrimage of the Franciscans t...
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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2020 “We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God” (2 Cor 5:20) Dear Brothers and Sisters, This year the Lord grants us, once again, a favourable time to prepare to celebrate with renewed hearts the great mystery of the death and resurrection of Jesus, the cornerstone of our personal and communal Christian life. We must continually r...
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Amazon: new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology

Amazon: new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology
What the Church is experiencing right now is an extraordinary Synod, a breath of the Holy Spirit in our "Time"of today. In this way Pope Francis expressed himself in the angelus of October 15, 2017: "the main aim of the Synod is:" to identify new paths for evangelization of this segment of the People of God, especially the indigenous people, often forgotten ... "An extraordinary event proposed ...
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XIX General Chapter of the Congregation

XIX General Chapter of the Congregation
“Interpellate dal Vangelo, viviamo in modo profetico La sfida del cambiamento” La nostra Famiglia religiosa dal 29 giugno al 16 luglio 2018  celebra un grande evento ecclesiale: il XIX Capitolo Generale, un'assemblea che si realizza ogni 6 anni in cui siamo chiamate a volgere lo sguardo sul cammino che la Congregazione sta facendo alla luce del Vangelo, delle indicazioni della Chiesa e della n...
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International Congress for the Consecration of the C.I.V.C.S.V.A.

International Congress for the Consecration of the C.I.V.C.S.V.A.
Consecratio et Consecratio per Evangelica Consilia. The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Society of Apostolic Life (CIVCSVA), organized at the Pontifical University Antonianum in Rome, a  Seminar of reflection on Consecration for the consecrated persons from all over the world.  Our Superior General, Mother Victoria Valentino participated and the Vice-Postulator -  Sister Alba ...
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