Province of the Immaculate Conception.
March for Life in Washington DC
Christmas in California
Profession of first vows – Canada
Holy Mass at the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – USA
Procession and feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in California – USA
Diaconate Ordinations at the Monastery of El Pueyo
Christmas Season and the Solemnity of the Epiphany
On Sunday, December 17, our parishes of Saint Ferréol on the Rhône and Blessed Frederic Ozanam, of the Archdiocese of Lyon, celebrated “Christmas as a Family”. Each group of catechism reenacted a passage of the Gospel. This year they were of: the man born blind, the ten lepers, and the merciful king. The children of the private school of “Les Marronniers” sang Christmas carols and the children of the oratory entertained us with traditional hymns for Christmas
On January 6, we had the Mass in the Byzantine rite on the occasion of the Solemnity of the Redeemer’s birth celebrated this day by the Church of the Coptic Rite and Byzantine Rite. It was celebrated by Father Antonio (Ukrainian) and concelebrated by other priests of the Religious family.
The Arabic and Ukrainian Sisters Celebrated Christmas at the General House
Monastic House of Formation
“Good Night” at St. Peter’s
General House of the Sisters
Egypt: Coptic Christmas
The solemnity was enriched by the ceremony of reception of new names for the novices of the Novitiate “Santa Taís”. With this new step in their consecration to God, the five novices of our Institute have received the new name of Mary, with which they manifest their consecration to God and their concealment from the world.
Tenerife, Mother of the Redeemer Nursing Home
Christmas Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Christmas Pilgrimages to the Tombs of St. Stephen, of the Maccabees, and a Visit to the Trappist Monastery of Latron
Ecuador: Parish of Lady of the Rosary
The altar servers of our parish in Loja did various activities in December. Among them are the many presentations of the folkloric group: “Voices of the children of the Virgin of the Rosary”, the meeting for altar servers, followed by Christmas celebrations. Let us pray for these children and young people who are the future of our Church.
On January 6, Christmas Was Celebrated According to the Byzantine Calendar
Santiago Del Estero
Emanuel y Meresiana
On this Sunday the priests, novices and seminarians of our Province celebrated the end of the year at the San Francisco Marto Minor Seminary. The event began with the celebration of Holy Mass, then dinner and the traditional pyrotechnic show. We wish everyone a good year, filled with graces and we ask you to pray for our perseverance and fidelity to God.
Papua New Guinea
Apostolates of the Houses of Formation
Our Lady of Lujan Parish
House of Mercy
Provincial Chapter of the Sisters in Spain
The 3rd Provincial Chapter, being held in Cordoba, began on December 27 with Holy Mass presided by Bishop Demetrio Fernandez.
Perpetual Vows at the Monastery of El Pueyo
On January 1, at the Mass of Mary, Mother of God, the monks Valentín Bruno and Matías Vaylet made their perpetual profession of religious vows. We ask for prayers for their perseverance until death and also for the monastic branch of our religious family to continue to grow.
Reception of the Monastic Habit
Profession of First Vows
Anjara – Jordan
By the grace of God, one of our vocations from Jordan made his first profession of the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. On January 1, solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, Freih Hremat (a young Jordanian) has professed his first vows in the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount in Anjara, placing his vocation under the protection of Our Mother Mary who is the Mother of all the consecrated to her Son. Fr. Enrique González, IVE presided and preached at the Mass, while the Parish Priest, Fr. Iussef Francis, IVE, the Parochial Vicar, Fr. Marcos Salama, IVE, and various Priests who are missionaries in the Middle East concelebrated. Besides this, some were in Jordan doing the annual Spiritual Exercises: Fr. Luis Martínez IVE Abbot of the Monastery in Tunisia, Fr. Mario da Silva, IVE, Parish Priest of the Gaza Strip, Fr. Jason Jorquiera, IVE Abbot of the Monastery in Séforis and Fr. Carlos Ferrero, IVE missionary in Cyprus.
Marian Vow of Slavery – Monastery in Tuscany
Annual Pilgrimage for Renewing the Marian Vow of Slavery
The Sisters of the Province of Our Lady of Loreto (Italy and Albania) made a pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Virgen of Pompey to renew their Vow of Marian Slavery.
The Philippines: House of Mercy for Girls
(Video in Italian)
Praying Before the Blessed Sacrament – France
Children’s Camp in Peru
Child of God, House of Mercy in Bethlehem
Pray for the Novices of Argentina
They are doing the Month-long Spiritual Exercises.
International Seminary in Italy
We celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in the crypt where the remains of Cardinal Marco Antonio Barbarigo, Servant of God, founder of the seminary where we are in Montefiascone since 6 years ago.
Pilgrimage Trips of the Novices
The Novices of Italy Did a Pilgrimage to Assisi
The Novices of Ecuador Did a Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Cisne
Winter Vacations at the Novitiate in Ukraine
Pilgrimage of the Sisters in Peru
“The joy of life is following our vocation.” The novices and postulants visited the Monastery of St. Catalina where she lived, died, and where relics can be found of Bl. Ana of the Angels, patroness of the Novitiate of whose feast we celebrate on January 10th. The intention accompanying the visit was to ask for the perseverance of the novices and postulants, as well as for all the sisters that have passed through this House of Formation.
Jujuy – Argentina
By the grace of God, the Spiritual Exercises were preached in Jujuy where 34 men took the Exercises from the 3rd to the 6th of January. We give thanks to God for the fruits.
The Spiritual Exercises for women were preached on December 30th for 32 participants. We give thanks to God for the fruits, as well.
The Sisters of the Province of Mary, Gate of Dawn
Spiritual Exercises and Catechetical Formation – Mallorca, Spain
Trip of the Students from “Isabel, la Catolica” University to Europe
A Little Bit of Sports – Minor Seminarians in Italy
Graduation of 2 Sisters as Nurses
Volunteers at the “San Anibal di Francia” House of Mercy – Peru
A Birthday at the “Rosa Giovannetti,” House of Mercy – San Rafael
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Barcelona – Spain
San Rafael – Argentina
Camp in Brazil