A Look Inside Our Community

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Monday, June 30, 2008

The St Paul Summer Program is in full swing here in Boston . Nine young women who are "second timers" have been with us all week, and today five "first timers" arrived. There's lots of energy in the house!

The 2nd timers have had quite an enriching week with art, writing, and photography tracks, and classes on St. Paul and the Word of God. Yesterday was their silent retreat day at St. Thecla's, which they described as "Amazing!" They are now preparing a St. Paul Year Kick-off Party for the Community.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Sunday June 15th dawned wet and rainy but inside the house here we were all excited and rejoicing because this was the perpetual profession day of Srs Jennifer and Joanne so a little rain was not going to damper our spirits. It was a beautiful ceremony with Bishop Lennon as the main celebrant. The music was lovely and certainly added to the solemnity of the moment.

Friday, June 13, 2008

Sr. Jennifer Tecla has come to Boston along with Sr Joanne (not pictured here) to make their perpetual profession this coming Sunday, June 15th. This is a long awaited day since the person remains with temporary vows renewed each year for five years. We have great reason to celebrate another sign of God's faithfulness.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Birthday Celebrations

We were lucky to have Mother General here on her birthday. We celebrated it in a grand festive way with even deserts brazilian style. (she is brazilian)

Friday, May 02, 2008

The Arrival

Sr. Maria Antonieta, Mother General, arrived!! It was a beautiful spring day filled with the wonderful smells of spring. We all were on hand outside when she arrived and gave her a typical warm Italian greeting with hugs and kisses (this means two kisses on the cheeks). She will be here in our Province for a good long while. The Mother General usually only is able to visit every six years since we are in so many places around the world. Mother General's presence with her Councilors is to connect us with all the sisters throughout the world. She is visiting on behalf of the whole Congregation to offer any assistance to the Province (all the locations we are in the United States and English speaking Canada) to help us focus on how we can bring Jesus to the world through the gifts of the sisters and our resources.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Mother General's Visitation

Scenes like this can be witnessed all over the "large" house here at 50 St. Pauls Ave as we excitedly await Mother General's Visit. She officially visits every 6 years where ever the Daughters of St. Paul are located and it is our turn from May 1-June 17th.

Friday, April 04, 2008

Year of St. Paul

The Pope has officially declared this year a year of St. Paul. Isn't that great! It will begin in June. Sr. Noel and Sr Lily are looking at a booklet that we all received in preparation for this wonderful year.