All posts tagged: Sisters of Sion

Celebrating Fr.Marie-Alphonse anniversaries

On the 1st of May Sisters Brothers and Friends of ND de Sion celebrated the 200th anniversary of Fr Mary’s birth. Three events took place : a conference in Ratisbonne Institute in French, Mass in Ecce Homo Convent and a panel in English at the Studium Theologicum Salesianum in Jerusalem (St. – Read the rest

Alex 2013

Looking back

On October 13, 1992, I, Sr. Juliana, got off the plane Cairo just two days after the great earthquake. Cairo was in a state of emergency and everybody was cleaning up since it had been one of the worst that ever happened in Egypt.

For me, this was the beginning of a new life. – Read the rest

Initiation into Life In Berba

The last 4 months of life in Berba have been different as Sr. Jackie, a sister from Canada, lived in our midst. She was here as part of a discernment process of looking at the possibility of living and working with the marginalized here or in Canada. She was living with me in our community house and spent some time getting to know some of the villagers. – Read the rest

Mgr. Ilario Antoniazzi

On Sunday, April 14, a huge crowd came to the cathedral from every corner of Tunisia to welcome the new Archbishop of Tunisia, Msgr. Ilario Antoniazzi, who succeeds Msgr. Maroun Lahham. He was consecrated on March 16 inElection_of_Mgr_Antoniazzi Nazareth. The Mass was very festive with many people: the old Christians of Tunisia and the very numerous African students from many French-speaking countries, many priests, and among others, nine priests and lay people who had come from the Holy Land, twelve bishops from Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Sicily and of course Msgr. – Read the rest