Commentary on this Sunday’s readings, by Br. Elio Passeto, NDS:
Check out the photos of the Aspirantate of NDS Brothers of Sion, in Castro, Parana (Brazil):
Watch below the video with Br. Pierre Lenhardt’s presentation of his own book (in French).
The Brothers of Sion have a new priest. Ordained on February 1, Fr Oberdan Santana presided his first Mass on the morning of February 2nd, Day of Consecrated Life, at the same parish in which he was ordained, in his hometown Itaquaquecetuba – SP. Check out the photos: Check out the photos of his Diaconate. Read More
Last Sunday (26), there was the opening of the week of formation, coexistence and spirituality of the Brothers of Sion’s candidates, in Sao Paulo. The event was organized by the formation team and coordinated by Deacon Maycon dos Reis, NDS.
On January 20, the day that we celebrate the Apparition of Our Lady of Sion to Alphonse Ratisbonne (1842), three Brazilian novices (Estevão, Jorge and Marcos) made the profession of their first vows during a Solemn Celebration at St. Joseph Parish, in Ipiranga (São Paulo). At the same celebration, Brothers Victor and Cristiano professed their Read More
Today, brothers and sisters of Sion are celebrating 178 years from the day the Virgin Mary appeared to Fr. Alphonse Ratisbonne. We wish all followers of FOS a happy and blessed January 20th. May the Virgin of Sion bless our work and give us the strength to continue God’s call to bear witness to his Read More
Although the term “baptism” is not used to describe the Jewish rituals, the purification rites in Jewish law and tradition, called tvilah, have some similarity to baptism, and the two have been linked. The tvilah is the act of immersion in natural sourced water, called a mikva. In the Hebrew Bible and other Jewish texts, immersion in water for ritual purification was established Read More