New Missionary in Bulgaria

 On February 13, Sr. Juliana Malila from Peramiho Priory arrived as new missionary in Bulgaria. She was welcomed by Sr. Ludwig and Sr. Mary Grace at the airport… and by the whole community at the entrance of the community… and in the refectory. We thank Peramiho Priory for sending her to Bulgaria to strengthen the small communityand…

Young European Benedictine Women in Tutzing

The meeting of the Young Benedictine Women of CIB was held this year in Tutzing. 18 Benedictine women met for encounter and sharing. The participants came from 6 different European countries. Speakers were Sr. Lynn McKenzie, OSB, moderator of CIB, and Sr. Mechthild Hommel, theologian and presently subprioress in Tutzing. Sr. Mechtild shared about the…

Manila Priory celebrates Season of Creation

September 1st to October 4, 2023 marked the Season of Creation. The Priory House community started this Season of Creation by integrating an intercessory prayer at Vespers and Holy Mass. Laudato Si’ Movement Pilipinas organized Ecumenical Walk for Creation on September 15, 2023, from 5AM -8:30AM at the Shrine of Jesus the Divine Word, E. Rodriquez, Quezon City.…

Manila: Tuluyan ni San Benito Reopens

On the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, August 15, 2023, Tuluyan ni San Benito (TSB) welcomed once again the homeless during its blessing and reopening rite. Since its reopening day on August 15, Tuluyan ni San Benito has continuously opened its doors to the homeless, where they can bathe, wash their…

Winnebago…A New School Year…A New School Building

Through the dedicated commitment of Board Members and generous donors, the funds were raised to construct a new elementary school to replace the “third-generaton building” constructed in the 1950’sfor purposes other than a school. On this very hill in 1907, St. Katherine Drexel,Foundress of the Sisters for the Educaton of Colored and Natve Children, had openedthe…

Youth Camp in Tanay

On July 27 and 28, 2023, Tuluyan scholars with Sr. Theodora, and some SPA and Tuluyan staff travelled to St. Scholastica’s Farm in Tanay, Rizal for an overnight bonding, reflection, nature appreciation, sharing, and enrichment.

Summer Camp in Zarevbrod

During summer holidays, the sisters invite children from Zarevbrod and other near-by villages to spend days together, to play, pray and enjoy the beautiful nature.  The theme for this year is:  The Ten Commandments of God for a good life! The first group with Sr. Angela and Sr. Nadya The first group this year consisted of…

Community Days in Bulgaria

 From June 26 – 27, the sisters in Bulgaria of the two communities of Zarevbrod and Sekirovo met for community days accompanied by Sr. Mechthild Hommel, Subprioress of Tutzing Priory. From left to right: Sr. Marie Ignatio Chung, Sr. Mechhild Hommel, Sr. Abraham Kang, Fr. Nedyalko of Sekirovo Parish, Sr. Elisabeth Busbach, Sr. Ludwig Cho,…