updated 5 May 2018



  The Institute was founded at Lovere in 1832; since then it has spread to many parts of the world and, through its works of mercy, it meets all kinds of needs of men and women in the course of human history.
In the web-site you can trace the history of the Institute, the distinguishing features of its mission in the Church, types of activities carried out by its various communities, initiatives of pastoral care of the youth and of human solidarity, along with information about the context where it lives and works.

 

 

 

Himalayan Tragedy
Rattled, Unsettled
but Surviving

... CONTINUATION OF THE RICONSTRUCTION ...

 

I WAS IN PRISON AND YOU CAME TO SEE ME
Kharagpur - Calcutta

Ajoint effort to reach out through acts of corporal works of mercy under the

 

«A BOON FOR THE HUNGRY»
Ghaziabad - New Delhi

these words of Jesus came true in the lives of our students at the «Holy

 

DIAKONÌA.
Sellere - Italia

This year also, the itinerary of Diakonìa group gathered at «Cascina

 

AN UNEXPECTED EVENT
Mae Hong Son - Thailand

It was a long time since we desired to visit the Burmese people who, due

 

A HOLY DOOR ON THE BEACH
Bibione - Italia

«We look at the sky, the many stars, but when the morning sun comes, we

 

 







 
 

Sunday, May 13: The Ascension of the Lord
Today is our liturgical celebration of the Ascension of the Lord, when Jesus was taken to heaven on the fortieth day after Easter. In Cycle B, our Gospel is taken from the conclusion of the Gospel of Mark. Scholars have long noted some irregularities about the ending of Mark’s Gospel. There is a natural break in the story line at verse 8, when Mark’s report of the discovery of the empty tomb comes to an abrupt conclusion. This verse reports that the women were so frightened by what they had seen at the tomb that they told no one. This may be the original ending of Mark’s Gospel, but it is also possible . ...to be continued

 

Sunday, April 20: Pentecost Sunday
The season of Easter concludes with today’s celebration, the feast of Pentecost. On Pentecost we celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles gathered in the upper room in Jerusalem; this event marks the beginning of the Church. The story of Pentecost is found in the Acts of the Apostles, today’s first reading. The account in today’s Gospel, John 20:19-23, also recounts how Jesus gave the gift of the Holy Spirit to his disciples. Yet the event in John’s Gospel takes place on Easter Sunday. There is no need to try to reconcile these two accounts. It is to we know that after his death, Jesus fulfilled ...to be continued

 

 

Easter Season: "Oh death, where is your victory?"
“The only real sin is to remain insensible to the resurrection” ...to be continued

 

Easter: Resurrection of the Lord
There are men -- we see this in the phenomenon of suicide ...to be continued

 

April 1: Easter Sunday - The Resurrection of the Lord - The Mass of Easter Day
Julie Kalkowski Another Lent has come and gone already. Did ...to be continued

 

Sunday, April 1,: Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord
Today we begin the Easter Season, our 50-day meditation on ...to be continued

 

 

 

PROPOSALS FOR MEDITATION - We want to offer spiritual texts, which can be of help to nourish our faith and strengthen our life in Christ: they are an opportunity to compare our experience with that of Christian witnesses 'old' and contemporary.

No one has ever ascended into heaven except the one ... - Saint Augustine
The sending of the Holy Spirit ... - Saint Irenaeus

“Christ is Risen, Hallelujah!”- Pope Francis
“Christ has become our paschal sacrifice” ... - JOHN PAUL II

 
 



 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The idea of providing a space for prayer, hints for reflection and brief meditations on the Word of God, is prompted by our desire to offer help to those who feel inspired to accept the invitation made by Jesus our Lord to enter their room and pray to God the Father 'in secrety' (intimacy) (see Mt 6:6) and to encourage them to cherish moments of silence and quiet recollection. Besides, we wish to offer useful material for community celebrations. We start with something very simple, but we intend to keep it up by following liturgical seasons and Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

THE MOTHER'S JOY

And just as Jacob rejoiced at the news of his favorite son, who could ever try to imagine what happiness and bliss the Virgin enjoyed at the glorious and immortal Resurrection of her son, when He appeared to her in that same ...to be continued

 

LIKE BARTOLOMEA I PRAY AT THE BEGINNING OF THE
The pupils of class 4

The pupils of class 4 of «istituto Margherita», after reflecting on the prayer of Bartolomea, wrote their own prayer: it is a breathe of freshness and spontaneity of their tiny-great heart. All of them deserve to be shared ...to be continued

 

PRAYER: HOLY ROSARY
We ask Mary the gift of being WITNESSES OF MERCY

«We need constantly to contemplate the mystery of mercy...», but «At times we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father’s action in our lives.». We all have ...to be continued

 

HOLY ROSARY

As the Beatification of Pope Paul VI is getting near, let us ask him to accompany us with his words and exhortations, in order to revive our devotion to Mary, the Queen of Holy Rosary, and to intensify our prayer for the Church and for all mankind.

 

MARIALIS CULTUS, Apostolic Exhortation, February 2, 1974
CHRISTI MATRI; Encyclical on prayers during October, September 15, 1966 MENSE MAIO; Encyclical On PrayersDuring May, April 29, 1965

 

LITTLE HISTORY OF THE ROSARY

"All generations will call me blessed": "The Church's devotion to the Blessed Virgin is intrinsic to Christian worship."515 The Church rightly honors "the Blessed Virgin with special devotion. From the most ancient times ...to be continued

 

LITTLE MEDITATION a unique school of prayer

Jhon Paul II

Kneeling here, before the grotto of Massabielle, I feel deeply that I have reached the goal of my pilgrimage. This cave, where Mary appeared, is the heart of Lourdes. It reminds us of the cave of Mount Horeb where Elijah ...to be continued

 

LITTLE MEDITAION Mary's steadfast faith throughout her life

John Paul II

The first beatitude cited in the Gospel is that of faith, and it refers to Mary: “Blessed is she who believed” (Lk 1:45). These words, spoken by Elizabeth, highlight the contrast between Zechariah’s ...to be continued

 

LITTLE HISTORY OF THE ROSARY Apostolic letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae

of the Supreme Pontiff John Paul II
The Rosary of the Virgin Mary, which gradually took form in the second millennium under the guidance of the Spirit of God, is a prayer loved by countless Saints and encouraged by the Magisterium. Simple yet profound ...to be continued






 

 

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