The pilgrimage festivals are concentrated on seeing, the feasts of Rosh Hashanah and Kippur on listening. In fact there was and there is still much to see, to feel, to touch, on the occasion of each one of those festivals, Pesah, Shavuot and above all Sukkot. – Read the rest
Sister Juliana Baldinger of the Sisters of Sion, novice mistress of the new novitiate, sent this report on the beginning of the canonical year for the six novices to the Community of the Hebrew speaking Catholics.
March 25, 2014, the Feast of the Annunciation, was a very special day for the Sisters of Sion. – Read the rest
May Justice flourish in our time and fullness of peace forever. Psalm 72
Dear each one.
It is December and we are moving closer to Christmas. In many of the Christian traditions this time is the season of Advent, preparation for the feast of Christmas when we remember and celebrate the birth of Christ, who is the “the Light and the Prince of Peace. – Read the rest
Matthew 5, 9-11: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. – Read the rest
The Christmas stamps in GB this year carry the Madonna and Child imagery. The Royal Mail commissioned Robert Maude and Sarah Davies to design four of the stamps using art from previous centuries and a fifth stamp has been designed by the young British Coptic artist, Fadi Mikhail using the beautiful Neo-Coptic art of iconography. – Read the rest