On Easter Monday

On Easter Monday

The day after Easter, commonly called Pasquetta, is also called Easter Monday, and in the Catholic liturgical calendar, Monday of the Octave of Easter. This holiday, which “lengthens” Easter, takes its name from the fact that on this day the meeting of the angel with the women arrived at the tomb of Jesus is remembered….

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GENERAL CHAPTER

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE GENERAL CHAPTER

(…) (…) Heart of Jesus, I surrender myself to You, SPEAK TO ME, INSTRUCT ME, ENLIGHTEN ME! Ask whatever pleases You! I will accept any sacrifice in order to grow in Your love and promote Your glory”. Journal of a Trusting Heart, My Retreat, Good Friday, 1884, p. 63.                In the months before the General…

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Financial Stewardship towards a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable World

Financial Stewardship towards a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable World

As we prepare for the next General Chapter during what continues to be a time of global instability and uncertainty, we reflect on Pope Francis’ second encyclical Laudato Si, which invites people to protect God’s creation for future generations. Financial stewardship must not only meet the Institute’s immediate and short-term needs but also its long-term…

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A Heritage Rooted in God’s love

A Heritage Rooted in God’s love

We began the year in great anticipation of our first meeting of the year, which was scheduled to be held in Italy, in person. As our membership spans Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific, our virtual meetings are usually very early in the morning for some and very late at night for others. Cultural, professional…

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Opening up our shared charism

Opening up our shared charism

“Today this Cabrinian dream demands a new interpretation. We need an open mind, an open heart and an open will to be able to boldly transform our concepts of mission, vocation, and formation”.                              Excerpt from the Theological Reflection, MSC XV General Chapter, 2014 As a communications team serving a global Institute, we are called to…

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Towards the General Chapter – by Mark Davis

Towards the General Chapter – by Mark Davis

‘The missionary breath of the spirituality of Mother Cabrini gives to her experience a sense of movement, of urgency, of running, of doing everything in a hurry as long as there is time. She travelled, seeking persons to console with God’s love. Everything was characterised by the symbol of ‘flying’, to be free from obstacles,…

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The essence of love

The essence of love

After my vows, my ‘yes’ to God, while I am writing my reflection, I am reminded by Mother Cabrini’s words word from Journal of a Trusting Heart: “I will try to consider myself the servant of all, and treat them with respectful affection, reverence and love”.    The meaning and purpose of my life is to serve…

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Easter Message from Sr. Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior

Easter Message from Sr. Barbara Staley, MSC General Superior

Dear Sisters and Partners-in-Mission We come into this Easter season having lived the mystery of death and resurrection.  During this past week the liturgies and the readings from the Bible have talked about the real humanity of Jesus: He was betrayed by His closest friends, abandoned by them, and when He asked them to accompany Him,…

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Tertianship n.3

Tertianship n.3

“So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not giveup. So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and especially for thoseof the family of faith”. Gal 6,9-10Sr. Luciana Galdina de Sousa, MSC We started…

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Cuaresma en el Colegio Cabrini de Madrid

Cuaresma en el Colegio Cabrini de Madrid

Empezamos este mes de marzo celebrando el miércoles de ceniza. Ese día, en las clases se les enseñó una presentación sobre qué es la cuaresma y cómo nos vamos a preparar durante estos 40 días. Los sacerdotes pasaron por las aulas imponiendo la ceniza y reflexionando sobre qué comportamientos o actitudes debemos cambiar. A su…

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