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Religious Life and the New Media: Being in Relation or Being Connected?

Religious life always mirrors the changes taking place in society. Religious communities are microcosms within which people who enter it bring with them all the baggage they acquired prior to their entrance, but also all the material received from contact with the outside world. In this way, the religious community finds itself managing all the… Read more »

Baptism of Jesus 2021

Baptism is God’s declaration of love for me. This Love remains at my side; it never forsakes me no matter what happens to me or around me; it takes care of me without being ashamed of me. Jesus begs John the Baptist, and each one of us, to allow him to remain at our side,…

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Epiphany of the Lord 2021

I like to think of today’s Feast, the Epiphany, as a homage to restlessness. The Magi are restless individuals. Their lives can be described by verbs like: to depart, to abandon, to leave, to embark, to undertake, to venture, to doubt. They are adventurous people because they don’t see anything as certain. They are not…

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Mary, Mother of God 2021

Today we celebrate Mary as Mother of God. But her greatness does not lie in this. Instead, it lies in her readiness to embrace God’s work within her. What makes a creature great is the ability to recognize him/herself as a “field” in which God can work. Mary, who is “blessed among all women,” a…

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Christmas 2020

Letter of Sr. Anna Caiazza, Superior General

Dearest Sisters and young women in formation, Meditating on the Prologue of John’s Gospel, which the Liturgy proposes to us on Christmas Day, my heart was captured–and not randomly–by this phrase: “The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it” (Jn. 1:5). Light and darkness: a conflict that characterizes…

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Christmas 2020

What is Christmas for us if not a fresh awareness that we must unite ourselves more and more to the God who dwells within us, enabling us to make him present–to incarnate him–in the world. We celebrate Christmas to the degree that our life becomes a sacrament of God, who has expanded his…

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