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WEAVERS OF FRATERNITY

WEAVERS OF FRATERNITY

The period in which we are living challenges the concept of fraternity forces us to a kind of individualism, but it opens our eyes to the different values to pass on to the new generations.

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FEAST OF MARIA BAMBINA

FEAST OF MARIA BAMBINA

Padova: On September 8, in the retirement home «Maria Bambina» we celebrated particular events: the Nativity of Our Lady, the feast day of our house and the feast of the sisters of Maria Bambina…

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GREST 2020

GREST 2020

…the sisters who «pray and offer» are sensitive to meaningful stimuli that help them to keep their minds and hearts alive…Trust stimulates, promotes and it can come only from the passion that God has for each of us.

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TELE-COUNSELLING SERVICE

TELE-COUNSELLING SERVICE

MANIKANDAM (South-East India): Through the free helpline, assigned to us by the state government, Mr Raman reached us stating that his wife had a fall and was rushed to hospital but while she was waiting to do Covid-19 test before the admission, she passed away, leaving behind two children…

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IX General Consultative Assembly, 25 May – 3 July, 2020

IX General Consultative Assembly, 25 May – 3 July, 2020

Theme: "RE-PLANNING AND INTERCULTURALITY" Starting from considering the different paths already in progress, we will exchange our views to seek out together’ how to implement this process in the various juridico-territorial entities of which our Institute...

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“I WAS HOMELESS, YOU WELCOMED ME”

“I WAS HOMELESS, YOU WELCOMED ME”

The ex-convent of the sisters of Maria Bambina becomes a “hostel of solidarity” for 24 homeless persons during the time of pandemic. Hundred and forty families accept the invitation to prepare the supper for the homeless accommodated here. Thus in Lecco, the challenge of Covid-19 becomes a compassionate response of a community so that no one is ignored.

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SAINTS TOGETHER from 1950

SAINTS TOGETHER from 1950

70th Anniversary of the Canonisation of Saints Bartolomea Capitanio and Vincenza Gerosa. There is a special and unique opportunity for us....  16.00 - (time in Italy)Holy Mass from the our Santuario,  in Lovere, behind closed doors. It will be precided...

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2020: “Our Lord presents himself to us  …”

2020: “Our Lord presents himself to us …”

The pandemic ‘Covid-19’ with its unprecedented devastation of lives has made everyone fragile and fearful gripped by a sense of uncertainty about everything in life and not less the future. The words that continue to ring in our ears to this very day: wash your hands, keep social distance, stay home and stay safe…

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«In the Sign of Unity» recalls its fifty years

«In the Sign of Unity» recalls its fifty years

The periodical’s purpose:
to take care of the ongoing formation of the sisters and to
inform, with abundant and variety of information material, on the
life and the growth of the Institute in Italy and outside… the periodical
could be a bond between the periphery and the centre…
an useful means to inculcate in us the awareness of being Institute,
that is of feeling on the vital plane that we form a big family,
that has a common charism, common ideals and problems, in
spite of the different working situations and socio-cultural
conditions of the milieu in which we fulfil our apostolic service…

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