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Centenary of the religious profession of Sr. Thecla Merlo and our first sisters

Letter of Sr. Anna Caiazza, Superior General

Dearest sisters, On 22 July, the Church invites us to celebrate the liturgical feast of Mary of Magdala, the disciple who, in the garden, sees, recognizes, witnesses to and proclaims the resurrection of Jesus. In her call to discipleship, which took place through her encounter with Jesus, who freed her from seven demons, a new ..

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Easter 2022

Letter of Sr. Anna Caiazza, Superior General

Dearest Sisters and young women in formation, During the Easter Vigil, the Exultet proclaims: “O night brighter than the day… O night that knows no darkness….” Ancient words that, since the first centuries of the Christian era, echo every year in all our churches. Words of poignant beauty that move us to tears. The night… Read more »

In memory of Maestra Thecla 2022

Letter of Sr. Anna Caiazza, Superior General

Dearest Sisters and young women in formation, Like all those who did not have the privilege of knowing Maestra Thecla personally, I enjoy listening to sisters who shared a part of their Pauline journey with her. I was particularly struck by their reference to her faith, manifested in all the nuances of love, because faith–genuine faith…

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Arise!

Pope Francis

«Today, we are often “connected” but not communicating. The indiscriminate use of electronic devices can keep us constantly glued to the screen. In a culture that makes young people isolated and withdrawn into virtual worlds, let us spread Jesus’ invitation: “Arise!” He calls us to embrace a reality that is so much more than virtual…. Read more »

Word of God

Pope Francis

Let us make room inside ourselves for the word of God! Each day, let us read a verse or two of the Bible. Let us begin with the Gospel: et us keep it open on our table, carry it in our pocket or bag, read it on our cell phones, and allow it to inspire… Read more »

The gift of “communion”

Pope Benedict XVI

The Apostle Paul wishes for his Christians:  “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all” (II Cor 13: 14). These words, probably echoed in the worship of the newborn Church, emphasize how the free gift of the Father in Jesus… Read more »