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Time in Paris

Greetings from Paris! Here Phil, Margarita and Trudy are having a meeting and are well settled in the generalate apartment in Rue Notre Dame de Champs. We were fortunate to be able to use the new big meeting room for our meetings – the room of the former archives.  It is wonderful to see how ... Read more...

Centennial of the Armenian Genocide 1915

On April 24th we celebrated the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide. The night before we, as a community, went to some of their services.  The evening service began with the ringing of the bells of St. James’ Cathedral.  The bells rang 100 times while all remained in silent prayer. The seminarians then sang the Sanctus ... Read more...

Four Quarters of Musical Difference

During the second week of March many people came from near and far to experience the wonderful Music Festival in Jerusalem. With hands clapping, feet tapping and bodies swaying, each one delighted in the “Sounds of the Old City Music Festival”. Talented musicians representing the four quarters of the Old City, performed in the narrow ... Read more...

Training the Trainers

NDS formation en Ein Karem

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We would like to share with you some important moments during our formation session “Training the Trainers”. It was organized by our Center for Biblical Formation in Jerusalem. Sisters, Brothers, Training the Trainers and Associates and Friends of Our Lady of Sion took part in the session. The program was rich, and the time between ... Read more...

The Pope’s visit in Istanbul

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Gathering of Christians of different rites at the mass in the Cathedral The Pope’s visit to Turkey November 28-30 was a moment of grace for the Christians as well as for many of our Muslim friends. For in Ankara the Pope insisted on the necessary communion between Muslims and Christians so as “to oppose the ... Read more...