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A Spirit of Faith

From the text: For a Spiritual Renewal (pp. 45-46)

From the text: For a Spiritual Renewal (pp. 45-46) This morning, through the intercession of St. Joseph, let us ask for an increase in faith, hope and charity. An increase in faith: to believe that the Lord has given us a mission and all the graces necessary to fulfill it. A faith to which we… Read more »

A Pact with The Lord

(From the Diary of Joseph T. Giaccardo)

  7 January 1919 Yesterday evening, our dear Father invited all of us to make a pact with the Lord–the same pact he himself had made: to study for one and to learn for four. During our meditation this morning, he re-emphasized the importance, foundations and conditions for this pact and once again invited us… Read more »

Easter 2019

Letter of Sr. Anna Maria Parenzan, Superior General

Dearest Sisters, I think that these lines from a poetic composition by our sister, Sr. Annamaria Galliano, are a beautiful gift on this day of the Resurrection, in which the love of Christ possesses and envelops us (cf. 2 Co. 5:14), giving us wings of flame…. With love and tenderness, we would like to make… Read more »

The Holy Gospel…

I have only to open the Holy Gospels and at once I breathe the perfume of Jesus’ life, and then I know which way to run; and it is not to the first place, but to the last, that I hasten…. I feel that even had I on my conscience every crime one could commit…… Read more »

Letter of Christmas 2018

Sr. Anna Maria Parenzan, Superior General

Dearest Sisters, At Christmas, everything speaks of birth and new beginnings…. Christmas is a salvation event that can sprout shoots of new life, renewed fruitfulness and holiness. A single melody pervades the night of the Incarnation and the morning of Easter: the announcement of great joy, the fulfillment of God’s promise.

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Virtual and Real: An Anthropological Change?

The technological achievements of the Net and of bioelectronics are producing social and economic upheavals on the worldwide level. Technology is influencing the evolution of culture by means of changes that also involve the human being’s conception of him/ herself. Today’s technological culture tends to reduce the human being to a mechanical corporeality or to… Read more »