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God our Father

Help us to be a Church that goes forth, drawing near to all, especially the less fortunate. Teach us to be missionary disciples of Jesus Christ, the Lord of Miracles, living in love, seeking unity and practising mercy, so that, protected by the intercession of Our Lady of Evangelization, we may live the joy of… Read more »

Easter 2018

Letter of Sr. Anna Maria Parenzan, Superior General

To All the Sisters.  Dearest Sisters, Easter is here! Once again we feel invited into the garden where the Lord was buried. Like Mary Magdalene, we listen to his voice calling us. We see him and touch him. Longing for him to stay with us, we cry out with immense love: “Rabbouni…Master!” Let us allow… Read more »

Toward the 11th General Chapter: Letter of the Superior General

Rome, 28 February 2018 To the Circumscription Superiors, Superiors of Communities Dependent on the General Government and All the Sisters  Dear Sisters, I am writing to you during this “favorable time” of preparation for Easter and two weeks prior to 15 March 1953–the day on which we will be celebrating the 65th anniversary of pontifical… Read more »

Trust God

Letter of Sr. Anna Maria Parenzan, Superior General

Dearest Sisters, Each year, the anniversary of Maestra Thecla’s “birth to heaven” finds us all united in remembering her in prayer and in the desire to imitate her docility to the will of God and great love for the Gospel. Little by little, as we penetrate her life more deeply–including through the many letters (over… Read more »

Developing Virtue in a Digital Society

  Virtue is a personal “device” that Michel Foucault would have included in what he called “technologies of the self.” But the concept of “device” should be understood according to the meaning attributed to it by this significant French philosopher. A device is not a contraption, an instrument, an electronic gadget. In the present context,… Read more »