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From Chapel To Book Store

Located in the 13th century Gothic chapel of the former Dominican Monastery in Maastricht, Holland, the Boekhandel Dominicanen (Dominican Book Store) retains the mystique of its origins, even though today it is a blend of the sacred and the secular, with more than 45,000 books distributed among its stone capitals, crosses and frescoed vaults. The…

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ITALY
Reaching People Where They Live and Work

“That you may tell your children and grandchildren” (Ex. 10:2): Life Becomes History–this is the theme of the 54th World Communications Day, which will be celebrated on 24 May. This year too, the event found the FSPs and SSPs of Italy eager to organize initiatives aimed at helping people get to know the importance of… Read more »

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UNITED STATES
Online Vocation Retreat

Every year, the USA/ESC Province holds a Holy Week vocation discernment retreat (usually attended by 6-12 young women) in the provincial house in Boston. Since the retreat could not be held with the physical presence of the participants this year, our sisters decided to try an online version of it. The upcoming event, announced via… Read more »

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World Book Day 2020

World Book and Copyright Day, promoted by UNESCO, celebrated its 25th anniversary on 23 April 2020. The Day was characterized by many initiatives in spite of the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 emergency. Among the events programmed were book readings, streaming marathons and activities aimed at relaunching a sector of society severely tested by the…

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ITALY
From Our Arezzo Community

A Pauline community is called to mission, to be ever-present on the battlefield…. So some might find it strange that the members of our community spent two weeks participating in a Lectio Divina Workshop instead of creatively inventing something to propose to others in these difficult times. But a house that has collapsed cannot be… Read more »

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ITALY
Voices from the Italian Province

Paoline.it and social media: around the clock. While waiting to find out how long we will have to “shelter in place,” the world is changing, and our ways of carrying out the apostolate are moving in pace with the times. “We are convinced that in these difficult days, thrown off balance by understandable and natural…

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PAKISTAN
A letter from our Faisalabad community

With the outbreak of the coronavirus, the whole world has suddenly changed. In Pakistan, the people, who are already poor, are now becoming poorer. In this tragic time, many of them are turning to God but there are also many who are losing their faith. We Daughters of St. Paul do not want to close… Read more »

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Easter 2020

Letter of Sr. Anna Caiazza, Superior General

Dearest Sisters and young women in formation, “Christ, my hope, is risen!” This is the joyful cry that the Easter Sequence places on the lips of Mary of Magdala. From the empty tomb on Easter morning, we continue to hear today the invitation to not fear because “Death and Life have fought a stupendous battle.”… Read more »

E-book of Prayers during Covid-19

In these days of quarantine, social desolation and terror triggered by news of the Covid-19 pandemic being broadcast by TV and the Internet, the Holy See is offering an aid to all believers in the form of a book entitled Forte nella tribolazione (Strong in Trials), available free of charge on the Vatican Publications website….

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BRAZIL
Catechetical School

The Daughters of St. Paul have accepted the invitation of Bishop Philip Dickmans of Miracema-TO, to contribute to the systematic formation of the catechists of his diocese in 2020. The participants in the School for Catechetical Teachers come from various parishes, communities and mission areas. The two-year-long scholastic itinerary is divided into eight parts, one… Read more »

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