아메리카

올린다 Pr.

브라질

1903년 7월, 여덟 명의 선교사 수도자들이 브라질 올린다에 도착했다. 이미 1905년에는 올린다의 두명의 수녀가 소로카바에 또 다른 분원을 세우기 위해 남쪽으로 여행했다.

소로카바 Pr.

브라질

1903년 7월, 여덟 명의 선교사 수도자들이 브라질 올린다에 도착했다. 오늘날 수녀들은 많은 유아원(어린이집), 초등학교 및 중등학교, 의료 기관, 많은 사회 및 사목 활동에서 임무를 다하고 있다…

소로카바 Pr.

아르헨티나

1995년 1월 6일에 5 명의 에피파니 베네딕도회 수녀들은 공식적으로 우리 수녀회에 통합되었고, 이들은 1998년 2월 10일에 종신서원을 하였다…

놀폭 Pr.

미국

1923년에 4명의 수녀들이 미국으로 파견되어 중서부에 있는 독일인 정착민들을 돌보았다. 이후, 놀폭 수녀원이 설립되었고 수녀들은 교육, 의료, 본당 사목을 통해 봉사하고 있다.

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아르헨티나 부에노스 아이레스의 노숙자들을 위한 후원

아르헨티나는 원래 매력적이고 살기 좋은 나라였습니다. 그러나 지난 약 20년 동안 막대한 경제적, 제도적 후퇴로 고통받고 있으며, 이는 생활 수준과 교육 수준에 매우 부정적인 영향을 미치고 사회의 가치 상실을 더욱 심화시키고 있습니다. 인구의 절반이 공적인 빈곤선 이하의 삶을 살고 있습니다. 많은 사람들이 더 이상 집세를 감당하지 못하여 거리에서 생활하고 있습니다. 자원봉사자들의 도움으로 아르헨티나의 우리 수녀님들은…

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환영합니다! 2024 국제 유기서원 프로그램

4월 2일, 2024년 국제 유기서원자 프로그램에 참가한 두 수녀가 낮 기도 중 간단한 예식을 통해 공식 환영을 받았습니다. 올린다 프리오랏의 Sr. Maria Auderlane dos Santos Belarmino (좌), 윈툭 프리오랏의  Sr. Michael Marie Kudumu (우) 마오로 총장님의 기도 후 모든 수녀님들은 함께 후배 수녀들을 축복해 주셨습니다. 로마에서의 시간이 그리고 기도와 공동체 안에서의 수도원 생활, 세상에 그리스도를 전하는…

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올린다 프리오랏 첫서원, 종신서원

12월 8일 원죄 없으신 성모마리아 잉태 대축일, 올린다 프리오랏에서는   Sr. Isabela Barbosa do Anjo의 종신서원과 수련자  Maria Helen Rodrigues das Neves의 첫서원(현재 Sr. Maria Hellen)이 있었습니다.    3년의 유기서원을 서약합니다. 제대에서 사인을 합니다. 수도복을 받습니다. 지금부터는 마리아 헬렌 수녀라 불리워지게 됩니다.  이사벨라 수녀님은  일생 동안 서원의 삶에 충실할 것을 약속하며 서원장을 낭독합니다.  제대위의 서원장에 사인을…

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Sr. Madalena Mendonça 수녀님 올린다 프리오랏의 원장 임명

막달레나 수녀님과 마오로 총장님  11월 4일,  Vania Maria 수녀님의 도움과  Maoro 총장님의 주재로 열린 Olinda 선거 총회에서 Madalena Mendonça 수녀가 3선 원장으로 선출되기 위해 첫 번째 투표에서 필요한 3분의 2의 과반수를 얻었습니다. 봉헌생활회와 사도생활단성(수도회성)은 3년의 3번째 원장 임기를 허락하였고, 교황님께서는 11월 29일자 바티칸 문서에 따라 확인해 주셨습니다.   바니아 수녀님과 함께  올린다 프리오랏의 전임 원장수녀님들과 함께 :…

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Sr. Norberta (Benedita) Sanchez, OSB

  “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Norberta (Benedita) Sanchez,  OSB  was called home to God on  September 27, 2023 in Sorocaba She was born on December 10, 1922 in São Manoel, Diocese of Botucatu in Brazil. She offered herself…

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놀폭 프리오랏 100주년 기념

1923년 7월 31일, Diemud Gerber, Ludovika Kohler, Iniga Endres, Soteris Spieler 네 분의 수녀님이 미국에서의 포교 베네딕도 수녀회의 설립을 시작하기 위해 네브래스카주의 농촌 마을인 Raeville에 도착하였습니다.  7월 30일에 감사 미사가 Raeville에서 열렸습니다. 7월 31일 Raeville에서 열린 감사 미사: 포교 베네딕도 수녀회가 미국에서 100년을 맞이한 것을 기념하기 위해 400명 이상의 신자들이 모여 우리 수녀들과 함께 하였습니다.…

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브라질에서의 “선교 베네딕도 수녀회” 120년

120년 전 1903년 7월 21일, 8명의 선교 베네딕회 수녀들이 브라질의 (Olinda / Pernambuco)에 도착하여 첫 번째 수녀원을 설립했습니다. 올린다 수녀원은 이 날를 기념하여 100일 기도 행사를 열었습니다. 브라질의 선구자 수녀님들 8분의 이름  8분이 만든 첫 성모동굴 올린다의 성당에는 브라질에 처음 도착한 8명의 수녀들의 사진으로 장식이 되어 있습니다.

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소로카바 프리오랏 Sr. Irene Paggi 새원장 선출

2023년 7월 16일, Sr. 바니아 마리아 토스카노 수녀님의 주재하에 소로카바 수녀원의 선거 총회가 열려 이레네 파지 수녀님이 소로카바 프리오랏의 새원장으로 선출되었습니다. 이레네 파지 수녀님은 우르슐라 푸크 수녀님의 임기가 끝나는 11월에 취임하게 됩니다. 선거 총회에 참석한 수녀님들 우르슐라 푸크 수녀님 (오른쪽)와 새원장  이레네 파지 수녀님 (왼쪽)

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Sr. Andrea (Vivian) Polt, OSB

 “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Andrea (Vivan) Polt,  OSB   was called home to God on May 19, 2023 in Norfolk. She was born on November 12, 1933 in Pierce, USA in the Diocese of  Omaha. She offered herself to God…

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Sr. Josephine (Dorothy) Ewertz, OSB

  “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Josephine (Dorothy) Ewertz,  OSB   was called home to God on May 3, 2023 in Norfolk. She was born on December 26, 1925 in  Colwich, USA, Diocese of  Wichita She offered herself to God through Temporary…

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Sr. HILDE (Hildegund Anna) MARTIN, OSB

  “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Hilde (Hildegund Anna) Martin,  OSB   was called home to God on April 29, 2023 in Sorocaba. She was born on May 23, 1938 in  Augsburg, Germany,  Diocese of  Augsburg . She offered herself to God…

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‘RECIFE’ 설립 80주년 기념

 In 1943 twelve Sisters, most of them under 30, started a new community taking over a school founded in 1919. Of such a new foundation we can only dream nowadays. As time went by, the flourishing Education and Missionary center declined and had to be closed in 2012. Why do we then celebrate 80th jubilee?…

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Sr. Digna (Luiza) Pereira de Queiroz, OSB

 “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Digna (Luiza) Pereira de Queiroz,  OSB   was called home to God on January 13, 2023 in Barbalha. She was born on June 19, 1929 in Nazare da Mata, PE,   Diocese of  Nazare da Mata,…

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Priory in Olinda

From January 2 – 4, sisters of Olinda priory gathered together to work out a plan for the next three years. These were wonderful days of reflection and deepening, but also relaxation with animation by Sister Fátima Cardoso, Sister Lídia and Sister Aleluia.  Through the collaboration of all sisters and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit,…

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Sr. Gliceria (Maria de Lourdes) Florentino Diniz, OSB

  “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Gliceria  (Maria de Lourdes) Florentino Diniz, OSB   was called home to God on December 26, 2022 in Recife.     She was born on January 8, 1930 in  Princesa Isabel,  Diocese of  Patos, Brazil. She…

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Final Profession in Buique / Olinda Priory

 On December 17, Sr. Ana Paula de Lima of Olinda Priory celebrated her final profession near the Chapel of our Lady of Grace in Buique / PE. In solemn and joyful procession  the sisters, the servers and celebrants moved from the chapel to the prepared place. M. Madalena Mendonça, Prioress, questioned Sr. Ana Paula about her…

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Sr. Rosann Ocken re-elected as Prioress of Norfolk

On November 28, Sr. Rosann Ocken was re-elected as prioress of Norfolk for a second term of three years. The election chapter was presided by Sr. Lumen Gloria Dungca, Vicaress General.  We thank Sr. Rosann for accepting once more the call to service in leadership. Chapter Delegates,in front center Sr. Lumen Gloria and Sr. Rosann…

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BRAZIL HOLDS XVIII NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS

 The XVIII National Eucharistic Congress of Brazil took place in the Archdiocese of Olinda and Recife from November 11-15. It began with a prayer meeting at the Sé Cathedral in Olinda with 200 bishops.  The Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, Dom Fernando Saburido, gave each bishop a gift, a replica of the wooden pectoral cross…

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Final Profession in Norfolk

On September 3, Sr. Sarah Elizabeth McMahon, OSB made her final profession in Norfolk. While the assembly prayed to all the Saints to support Sr. Sarah Elizabeth in her commitment, she was lying prostrate as a sign of her total surrender to the will of God. She signed the profession card promising to follow Christ in…

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Vocational Meeting in Olinda

 On Sep 18, Olinda Priory invited young women to participate in a vocational meeting. The theme was the vocation of the first disciples (Jn 1, 35-45). The meeting concluded with adoration and the prayer of vespers.  May God continue his work begun in the lives of these young women!

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Sr. Ursula (Hildegard) Worringen, OSB

 “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Ursula (Hildegard)  Worringen, OSB  was called home to God on September 12, 2022 in Recife She was born on February 12, 1919 in  Köln-Nippes, Germany,  Diocese of Köln. She offered herself to…

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NORFOLK SISTERS TO HOST UKRAINIAN REFUGEES

A few months ago, our friend Mike Anderson approached us with the news that he was hoping to bring 100 Ukrainian refugees to Norfolk. Like a fire, Mike’s dream sparked the hearts of concerned persons interested in this mission and the plan began to take shape, albeit with many, many ups and downs.  Our monastery…

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First Profession in Olinda

Now dressed with the religious habit Sr. Maria Auderlane shows her signed profession card to the assembly.  The 16th of July, feast of Our Lady of Carmel, was the day of the first profession of  Novice Maria Auderlane Santos Belarmino. The Holy Mass was presided over by Dom José Antero, in the church of the Priory’s house.…

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Sorocaba Visitation finalised in Sorocaba / Brazil

After the visit of the two communities in Argentina, the vitiators returned to Brazil for a visit of the communities in São Paulo, one of them belonging to Sorocaba Priory, the community of Ipiranga, and another community for the work with Korean immigrants belonging to Daegu Priory Korean community in São Paulo The visitation was finalised in…

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Olinda: FOOD FOR SOCIALLY VULNERABLE COMMUNITY

Through educational actions of Colégio Imaculado Coração de Maria students were mobilised to donate food to the São Sebastião School, located in a socially vulnerable community. This activity strengthens in the students the awareness to be one human family where all are brother and sisters and the responsibility for our Common Home.

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Olinda: 110 Years St. Gertrud’s Academ

      Sr. Irani Bernardo Evangelista, OSB, director of Academia Santa Gertrudes, together with Professor Ivis and students from Elementary School 1,  on the 110th anniversary of ASG.   On June 3, the Santa Gertrudes Academy in Olinda / Brazil completed 110 years. Through all these years our sisters together with lay mission partners…

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Visitation in Norfolk Priory

 The visitation in Norfolk Priory took place from February 13 – 26, 2022 conducted by Sr. Lumen Gloria Dungca assisted by Sr. Katharina Mtitu. Opening the visitation in Winnebago Sr. Katharina with Sr. Josephine >> NORFOLK PRIORY

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Sr. Lucida (Beatrix) Schmieder, OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sr. Lucida (Beatrix) Schmieder, OSB  was called home to God on December 25, 2021 in Barbalha. She was born on June 16, 1927 in Bruchsal , Diocese of Freiburg in Germany. She offered…

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CARE FOR GOD’S CREATION “Norfolk Priory “

Sharing with others especially the poor and the needy In this picture we are giving this hand made quilt to the “Giving Guides” a group that deals directly with people on the streets.  Rosary Making These rosaries have traveled to many different continentents. Trees and garden produce our compound is not so large, he uses…

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CARE FOR GOD’S CREATION “Olinda Priory “

 CARE for Cancer Patients collecting oil from kitchen (used) what they receive when sold is financial support for the house of cancer patients under treatment in our Hospital Social center 60 children are members of the project Conviver Covid department on our Hospital Ecological Education  Our Novitiate Garden 

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CONGRATULATIONS FOR FIRST PROFESSION IN OLINDA

On Dec 12, 2021 Nov. Laiane Costa dos Santospronounced her first profession in Olinda / Brazil. She received the white habit and veil from Prioress Sr. Madalena Mendonça. From now on she will be called Sr. Laiane.  As a Missionary Benedictine Sister she is called to bring light to the world by leading people to…

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SR. WERBURGA (Waltraud) SCHAFFRATH , OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear SR. WERBURGA (Waltraud) SCHAFFRATH , OSB  was called home to God on  August 27, 2021 in Barbalha.   She was born on September 6, 1930 in Wuppertal-Elberfeld, Germany, Diocese of Koln. She offered…

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Richly Blessed!

Richly Blessed! The Norfolk community has been richly blessed with an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. The sisters normally join together to tackle the heavy canning and freezing of foods. It is a big job, but because of our working together, we do manage well. We are grateful to God and to all those…

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First Profession in Olinda

First Profession in Olinda On July 11, 2021 Sr. Maria Renária Henrique Avelino said her yes during the celebration of her first profession in Olinda / Brazil.  Prioress Sr. Madalena Mendonça with the newly professed Sister Maria Renária The Holy Mass was presided over by Archbishop Antônio Fernando Saburido, himself being a Benedictine monk.    SEE MORE…

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Benefit for the Poor

Benefit for the Poor On June 28, 2021, several sisters met with Fayet Klug, the director of “The Giving Guides” of Norfolk. This group of givers is providing needs to people in the Norfolk Area. It was our joy to give her six quilt/throws, made by Sr. Carole Ann, here at Immaculata Monastery.

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“Way to the fields”

“Way to the fields”  IMMACULATE CONCEPTION COMMUNITY – Itapetininga Our children did not miss to get their Easter gift. It was organized like a paschal Drive –thru, thus the parents could bring the children receiving their so much expected Easter Eggs.  During May we had anew the prayer of the Rosary with our employees, every day…

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On Wednesdays at St. Scholastica!

On Wednesdays at St. Scholastica! Since 2008 every Wednesday we have half an hour of prayer with the coworkers of the school. A privileged time. With love and dedication, we commemorate the birthdays of each month and on the end of the semester. This half an hour of the afternoon is very important. All feel valorized…

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Sister Domingas (Suk Hyen) Cha, OSB

Sister Domingas (Suk Hyen) Cha, OSB “Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1 Our dear Sister Domingas (Suk Hyen) Cha, OSB was called home to God on April 14, 2021 in Sorocaba. She was born on August 4, 1937 in Sinnyju, Pyung…

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Sr. Rosamaria (Maria Aleuda) de Lira , OSB

“Do not be afraid,  for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name, you are mine.” Is 43,1    Sr. Rosamaria (Maria Aleuda) de Lira died on April 1, 2021 in Barbalha / Brazil. May she rest in peace. Sr. Rosamaria (Maria Aleuda) de Lira (1940 – 2021) Ger Port Kor   <<…

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Final Profession of Sr. Alaíde and Sr. Macionila Campos

Final Profession of Sr. Alaíde and Sr. Macionila Campos On February 6, 2021, in the Church of the Misericórdia, Olinda, our Juniors Sr. Alaíde Bezerra da Silva and Sr. Macionila Campos de Oliveira gave themselves definitively to the Lord and to the service of the Kingdom in our Congregation.  The Mass was celebrated together with…

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