OPEN DOORS FOR WOMEN PRIESTS

08-02-2017

On August 2, 2016, Pope Francis instituted a commission to study the history of the female diaconate, for the purpose of its possible restoration. And some have seen this as a first step toward priesthood for women, in spite of the fact that Francis himself seems to have ruled it out absolutely,&...

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GENERAL CHAPTER: ELECTION

21-01-2017

Da esquerda para a direita: Ir. Maria do Carmo, Ir. Fátima, Ir. Mariza, Ir. Odeth, Ir. Dulcinéa, Ir. Zenaide e Ir. Neiva Londrina, 20 de janeiro de 2017. Queridas irmãs e formandas   “Nós estamos neste mundo unicamente para fazer a vontade de Deus” ...

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INTRODUCING CATHOLIC EARTHCARE AUSTRALIA

19-01-2017

Catholic Earthcare is the ecological agency for the Catholic Church in Australia. Our purpose is to enable a loving and sustainable relationship with the natural world through environmental education, research, national networks, advocacy and transformation. Through our work, ...

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TENTH GENERAL CHAPTER OF THE CONGREGATION

15-01-2017

“Mercy shall follow me”     Dear Sisters and Formandees,   In my letter of 10th January 2016, at the opening of the year of preparation for the Tenth General Chapter of the Congregation, I reminded you of the importance of this event for the Congregation and for the Chu...

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PRAYER FOR THE GENERAL CHAPTER

15-01-2017

Lord our God, hear our prayers and grant us that this General Chapter be an explicit affirmation of our love and fidelity to Christ amid the uncertainties of those who falter and fall. Is a solemn act of fidelity to the Church, Mother and Teacher; complete adherence to the perennial Magisterium a...

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WELCOME TO SISTERS COMING FOR THE GENERAL CHAPTER

15-01-2017

The Mother House, on the 10th of January 2017, opens its doors to welcome all the 30 Sisters coming for the General Chapter from all over the world, bringing with them the richness of missionary experiences and many dreams for the future of the Congregation. Everything was very well organized, or...

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YEAR OF YOUTH

14-01-2017

Australia’s bishops have used World Youth Day 2016 to announce a special Year of Youth for the nation, building on the legacy of WYD08 in Sydney. The Year of Youth coincides with the ten year anniversary of World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney and the pilgrimage around Australia of the Cross of C...

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