Living and sharing the charism of NDS

Friends / Associates

Congregational Team for Associates

Congregational Team for Associates

Who is an Associate of Sion?

A person who lives and makes a formal commitment to the charism of the Sisters of Sion in its threefold commitment to the Church, to the Jewish People and to a world of justice, peace and love (Const. #13). Participates in the plan and process of formation noted below in order to be a presence of Sion in all areas of life and work.

Who is a Friend of Sion?

A person who lives and shares the charism of the Sisters of Sion in its threefold commitment to the Church, to the Jewish People and to a world of justice, peace and love without making a formal commitment. Participates and shares in the activities, plan and process of formation noted below.

Ways of living and participating as an Associate or Friend

  • Learning about the charism in order to live its values towards the Other and all others.
  • Doing, following biblical studies.
  • Participating in a common Sion project (schools, colleges and centres).
  • Participating in certain ministries with Sisters of Sion (i.e. catechetics, centres, parishes, in other groups).
  • Studying Scripture and the Jewish tradition in order to transmit the charism through teaching.
  • Participating for a period of three months to a year as a volunteer in one of the ministries of the Congregation.

Contact Persons

  • Central America: Sr. Ana Maria Murcia – e: anamurca1045 (at) yahoo.com.mx
  • North America: Sr. Mary Babic – e: mobabic (at) aol.com
  • Europe: Sr. Teresa Brittain – e: tbrittain8 (at) tiscali.co.uk

Video – from Mark Friend of Sion, Australia