First Profession of Vows
In the Mass of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple, on this last 2nd of February, four novices of the Congregation of Our Lady of Sion pronounced their first vows, thus engaging in a commitment of 3 years in the Congregation.
Welcome Stone Welcoming
Last Monday we welcomed a new welcome stone in our garden with a celebration.
First Temporary Vows Celebration
On this 20 January 2016 the Congregations of Sion all over the world celebrated the Feast of Mary’s manifestation to Alphonse Ratisbonne. A special celebration took placre in the morning, in Ein Kerem, where 6 novices of the international novitiate (Arylene, Alexandra, Clara, Joey, Rozeni and Victoria) professed their first temporary vows.
The Golden Jubilee of Nostra Aetate Mass
Notre Dame de Sion communities in Jerusalem celebrated the Golden Jubilee of Nostra Aetate with a Mass in Ein Kerem, Wedneday morning of the 28/10/2015.
With a spirit of great joy, sisters (apostolic and contemplatives), brothers, associates and friends of Sion commemorated Nostra Aetate 50th anniversary. A Mass, presided by Fr. Michel Remaud, was celebrated in Hebrew at the NDS chapel in Ein Kerem. After the homily, the 8 paragraphs of number 4 of the declaration, which is closely connected to NDS Charisma, was read in 8 different languages.