Here I am Lord

On the 20th November 2011, the Solemnity of Christ the King, our novice, Sr Emanuela professed her vows in our community. Kneeling before His Eminence Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, surrounded by her sisters, family and friends from the Irish Pontifical College and the North American Seminary, Sister Emanuela made the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. […]

Ludovica, aged 19 has become a little ‘green’ Missionary!

Everything started with Ludovica’s preparation for Confirmation… she felt that the time had arrived, the time was right…whilst continuing to study for her exams she decided to share our life, to see first-hand what the religious life was all about. Ludovica accompanied us on our mission to Argentina and Mexico, she followed our catechesis in […]

Lord, teach us how to pray!

  Let us follow the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI’s catechesis on the theme of prayer: Christian Prayer The Holy Father’s catechesis on prayer in the ancient civilisations. Click here to read more…    Catechesis on Prayer God has placed in all men the desire for God which is expressed through prayer… Click here to […]

The Three White Loves – The Holy Father

Love of the Holy Father After the Holy Eucharist and the Immaculate Virgin Mary, our ‘third white love’, to which the Virgin of Revelation referred to on the 12th April 1947, is the Holy Father. It is the third fundamental column of the Catholic Faith, and without it no-one can truly refer to themselves as […]

The Three White Loves – The Immaculate Virgin Mary

Love for the Immaculate Virgin Mary Mary is the Mother of the Church and our tender Mother who takes care of her children and doesn’t ever leave them alone. At the Grotto of Tre Fontane, Mary, appearing to Bruno, revealed to him that She was always close to him and never abandoned him. Even when […]

The Three White Loves – The Eucharist

Love for the Eucharist The gift of the Eucharist is the gift per excellence, the greatest gift that God could give to humanity. It is a mystery of God’s love that He comes to us hidden under the form of bread and wine to stay with us always. In St John’s Gospel we read that […]

The Divine Mercy and John Paul II

On May 1 marks the Sunday of Divine Mercy, Feast instituted by John Paul II in 1992. John Paul II deeply loved the Divine Mercy and the message that Jesus himself had left the young Sister Faustina Kowalska of Cracow, who died in odor of sanctity, in 1938. John Paul II was aware of the […]

25th March – The Solemnity of the Annunciation to Most Holy Mary

In this month we would like to consider the part of St Luke’s Gospel that recounts the episode of the Archangel Gabriel’s Annunciation to Mary (Lk 1:26-38). This part of the Gospel starts with the apparition of the angel Gabriel “to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and […]

The Empty Tomb

Mark’s Gospel (Mk 16:1-8) tells us that early in the morning, on the first day of the week, as the sun was rising, Mary Magdala, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome went to the tomb with spices to anoint the body of Jesus. The women were asking each other who would remove the large […]

The Institution of the Eucharist (1 Cor 11:23-27)

The oldest account of the institution of the Eucharist is contained in St Paul’s First letter to the Corinthians. This account is placed in the context of a reprimand for the Corinthian’s lack of charity towards the poor and needy. In their fraternal banquets that preceded the celebration of the Eucharist, that were a memorial […]