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miércoles, 17 de diciembre de 2014

Shotoku celebrates Mother Candida’s 143 years old Global Family

With a big,red and green decorated picture of Mother Candida on stage as background, Mr. Francis Yamamoto, principal of Shotoku Gakuin gave a short yet very interesting talk on December 6,2014 to celebrate the 143rd foundation of the Hijas de Jesus and Mo. Candidada’s global family.

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lunes, 08 de diciembre de 2014

CELEBRATION IN COCHABAMBA

Golden wedding of Sister Caridadde oro de CARIDAD

The Daughters of Jesus of the Bolivia Region participated together in the Provincial House  of Cochabamba in the Eucharist presided by Carlos Palmes SJ. From there they send some wards of thinking and union:

“It has been a very felt celebration, in what all of you hav ...

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lunes, 08 de diciembre de 2014

TODAY IS THE FEAST

1871 / 8 December / 2014 – General Curia, at Roma

All the communities of our Congregation have celebrated today the feast of the foundation, 8 December 1871, a winter day   at Salamanca when the inspiration of Mo. Candida Mª de Jesús was concreted. From Rome, the Curia community writes sharing the experience of a feast d ...

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lunes, 01 de diciembre de 2014

THE GENERALGOVERN AND THE CURIA, WITH THE CHURH IN THE YEAR OF THE CONSECRATED LIFE

November 29 at 7 p.m the Genera Basilica  of Santa Maria Maggiore to participate, with hundred of faithfuls, in prayer vigil presided by the secretary of the Congregation of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CIVCSVA), José Rodríguez Carballo ...

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lunes, 24 de noviembre de 2014

FROM MOZAMBIQUE: WE THANK THE OPPORTUNITYNTO FLUTTER WITH THE LIFE OF BODY

FJ community share its feeling

The General Superior, María Inez Furtado, the Provincial Superior of Brasil-Caribe, Sonia Regina Rosa, and the conseilor Enaceyla are since past 19 November in Mozambique, in canonic visit. From there, the community, already complete, writes to the Congregation to share its sense and li ...

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sábado, 06 de septiembre de 2014

OPENING IN ARGENTINA OF THE NEW NOVITIATE

Entry of the new novices

The Daughters of Jesus have translated some days ago the International Novitiate from Dominican Republic to Argentina, specifically at  Cordoba. Here the Mistress and the novices will live in an ancient meeting house located in the complex   of a school and a community of Dauhte ...

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lunes, 28 de abril de 2014

A grace from the Risen Jesus

Mo. Inez and Sr. Joy ‘s visit to the community of Mae Hong Son, Thailand

 

The visit of Mo. General, Inez  Furtado and Sr. Joy  Salomo in our community is for us:  Srs. Evelyn, Ana Cristina and Elvenia  a grace – laden opportunity to deepen our love and sense  of belonging  to the congregation. … enliven&nb ...

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jueves, 09 de enero de 2014

THE VISIT OF M. GENERAL, A “GIFT OF NEW YEAR” FOR THE SISTERS OF JAPAN

 

From December 28, 2013 to January 4, 2014, the General superior María Inez Furtado and the counselor Jocelyn Salomo visited the sisters of the region of Japan. Georgita and Thelma, the outgoing and incoming provincial of Province Indico-Pacific also joined them. The 24 ...

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jueves, 02 de enero de 2014

PILGRIMAGE GROUND ZERO: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT

By Sr. Jocelyn Aligno, FI, Community of Stella Maris, Davao City

Last December 15, 2013, Sr. Aida Jallorina and I together with around 150 religious men and women from the different Congregations left Davao for a pilgrimage going to Leyte and Samar with this objective: to give Psychosocial Intervention (PSI) to the people affected by the typhoon Yolanda and ...

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lunes, 16 de diciembre de 2013

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL PERSONS OF GOODWILL

WHO HAVE HELPED IN WHATEVER WAY THE VICTIMS OF TYPHOON HAYAN IN THE PHIILIPPINES

 

Dear Everyone:

We address this letter of gratitude to you, our brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ our Lord who, during the time of much suffering and pain among the Filipino people, have shown the strength of fraternity and solidarity, manifesting in your gesture ...

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viernes, 13 de diciembre de 2013

“May the most pure Virgin protect us with her holy mantle.”

A wonderful day to celebrate for the gift of life … of vocation… of family !

 

Last  Dec. 8, 2013, the Indico-  Pacifico Province of the  Hijas  de  Hijas celebrated the  50th  anniversary of   Sr. Angela  Acdol, FI   as  consecrated religious  sister in the Congregation  of th ...

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jueves, 14 de noviembre de 2013

News of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Georgita Hormillosa and sisters

 

DearSisters of the Hijas de Jesus:

            These days we have received many gestures of solidarity and closeness from all parts of the world where we are, something that helps strengthen our shared hope wit ...

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miércoles, 06 de noviembre de 2013

TOWARDS THE NEW EVANGELIZATION

Georgita Hormillosa visits Japan

 

In the Region of Japan, “Indico-pacific” Province we have had from 15th September to 29th October the visit of Georgita Hormillosa, our provincial.

After visiting the five communities, on 26th we  met with Georgita the communities of Tokyo, Maebash ...

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miércoles, 06 de noviembre de 2013

Celebrating 10 th Anniversary of the FI presence in Mae Hong Son , Thailand

Theme: FI Mission in Thailand- 10 years of joyful and committed service in the Lord

 

Joyful gratitude to God and to JRS has moved our community of the Hijas de Jesus (FI-Fileae di Iesu) to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Congregation’s work with JRS and presence here in Mae Hong Son. Indeed, there is so much to thank the Lord for the opportunity t ...

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martes, 08 de octubre de 2013

THE PROVINCE OF CINA-TAIWAN CELEBRATES THE SIXTI YEARS OF OUR PRESENCE IN TAIWAN

 

On 4th October arrived for the first time at Taiwan, and specifically at the city of Chutung, 5 Daugthers of jesus. In reality Father Germán Alonso SJ was who asked their help, car he had beeb witness of their pastoral work in China, and he desired that their evangeliz ...

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miércoles, 24 de julio de 2013

PERPETUAL PROFESSION OF VOWS OF SR. FELIE ACELO

PROVINCIA INDICO-PACIFICO

The Hijas de Jesus in the Indico-Pacific Province rejoice in thanksgiving for Sr. Felie Acelo, who during a Eucharistic celebration made her perpetual profession last June 29, 2013, Solemnity of St. Peter and Paul, at Sacred Heart Chapel, Cebu City.

Sr. Georgita Hormillosa, the Prov ...

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lunes, 24 de junio de 2013

PREPARING FOR THE WORLD YOUTH DAY

 

It is less than a month before the BIG EVENT. The whole world is already making immediate preparations, especially the Latin American continent. Thousands are expected to attend. But how about the millions who could not go?

This was the concern of the Diocese of Sa ...

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lunes, 10 de junio de 2013

CELEBRATION OF GOLDEN WEDDINGS IN JAPAN

We want to share with you from Japan the celebration of May 31, of the Golden Weddings of Sister Maria Esther (Kyoko) Yamashita. In a country where only the 0.5% of the population is Cathol ...

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miércoles, 08 de mayo de 2013

A DATE TO REMEMBER

Eucharistic Celebration & Final Vows of Srs. Lorena Sevillo & Joji Silorio

 

Last 02 April 2013, Srs. Lorena Sevillo and Joji Silorio took their final vows during the Eucharistic Celebration held at the El Rosarillo Chapel of Manresa School, Parañaque City, Philippines. Sr. Georgita Hormillosa, the Provincial Superior ...

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martes, 07 de mayo de 2013

25 Years of Garo Faith in Mymensingh Diocese

By: Sr. Mary Juelar, F.I.

April 29, 2013, was a big day for the Garo Christian people in the Diocese of Mymensingh.  They celebrated the 25 years of the Diocese.  The Silver Jubilee celebration  was highlighted by a Eucharistic celebration with His Eminence George Cardinal Alencherry, , current  ...

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domingo, 28 de abril de 2013

IRST VOWS ...ON JUNE 29

Next  29, 2013, will make the first vows Claribel Jerez, at Licey Middle (Dominican Republic) and Florie and Edhen at Manila. From there we send them congratulations and we wish them t ...

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jueves, 04 de octubre de 2012

Sacred Heart School-Hijas de Jesus Intramurals 2012: Grace-filled Days

 

September 19, 2012 marked the first day of SHS-Hijas de Jesus’ Intramurals 2012.  Instead of a sunny a ...

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lunes, 24 de septiembre de 2012

Culminating Activity: Buwan ng Wika and 100 Years of the F.I. Missionary Expansion in Brazil

Elementary and High school students ready themselves as a question is read during the quiz bee about the life and virtues of St. Candida during the culminating activity of the 100 Years of the F.I. Missionary Expansion to Brazil.

Who’s got the Looks? Senior students wear their ...

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lunes, 24 de septiembre de 2012

BUWAN NG WIKA Y LOS CIEN AÑOS DE LA PRIMERA EXPANSIÓN MISIONERA DE LAS HIJAS DE JESÚS EN BRASIL

Elementary and High school students ready themselves as a question is read during the quiz bee about the life and virtues of St. Candida during the culminating activity of the 100 Years of the F.I. Missionary Expansion to Brazil.

Who’s got the Looks? Senior students wear their ...

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jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2012

Celebrating in...Quezon city

 

The Closing of the Jubilee Year signals a new beginning. Rains greeted the morning of August  9, but thankfully it wasn't a downpour, and so the parishioners were able to join us for the Aug 9 celebration.  This year it was more meaningful as we were celebr ...

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jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2012

celebrating in...Parañaque

 

Fireworks, glitters, whiplash of activities and a dash of a big bang would somehow or always come with celebrating anniversaries or any big feast for that matter.   However, this year’s celebration of the Centenary of Mother Foundress-St. Candida’s Death ...

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jueves, 20 de septiembre de 2012

Celebrando en...Parañaque

 

Fireworks, glitters, whiplash of activities and a dash of a big bang would somehow or always come with celebrating anniversaries or any big feast for that matter.   However, this year’s celebration of the Centenary of Mother Foundress-St. Candida’s Death ...

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martes, 28 de agosto de 2012

Celebrando en Cebu

Reaching out to the Last, the Least and the Lost: A Celebration of St. Candida’s Day

 

August 9, 2012 is a date to remember not just in Sacred Heart School-Hijas de Jesus but to all the members of the Hijas de Jesus congregation in the whole world.  The school’s celebration of the Centenary of Mother Candida’s death commenced with the unveiling ...

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martes, 28 de agosto de 2012

Santa Candida kag Santa Ana, Ig-ampo Nyo Kami

By Roy Cequiña

 

Iloilo City, Philippines: St. Anne is the patron saint of Molo, Iloilo City. The church of Molo was built during the Spanish era and is one of the oldest churches in the country. Molo Church is a “female” church because all saints inside it are fe ...

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jueves, 16 de agosto de 2012

GRETINGS from TAIWAN

from Cecilia Tsai

On this significant day, Aug.9,2012, of the closing of the Jubilee year, I wish to greet all the delegates to the recent assembly of the lay in Brazil from Taiwan. If you don't remember how I look, please  see the picture below . At the right of Sist ...

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jueves, 16 de agosto de 2012

August 9 celebration of St. Candida’s feast day and closing of the Jubilee year Bangladesh

 

From July 31, the feast of St. Ignatius, the community started the novena in honor of  St. Candida. Those days were intimate encounters with Mother as we shared her last five days on earth.  It was a very vivid experience for the community, as they accompanied her i ...

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jueves, 16 de agosto de 2012

A Bangladesh Experience

 

The experience of going to Bangladesh was intense.  It was both a moment of sadness and of joy.  The first instinct I had when I saw the poverty and deprivation made me ask why the children of God had to live this way.  But when I went deeper I saw the greater ...

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miércoles, 11 de julio de 2012

CLERGYMAN VISIT OF THE BISHOP SET TO UTRAIL PHILIPPINES

Each year, the Bishop makes a clergyman visit to all the Parishes and Communities of the Sisters at the Diocesis. For Utrail, it was programmed from June 23 to 25, 2012.

The visit started with the morning Mass in the Parish with the presence of the parishioners coming from the diffe ...

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martes, 01 de mayo de 2012

"WE ARE ALREADY AT GENERAL CONGREGATION"

Comienza en encuentro de todos los Gobiernos de las Hijas de Jesus

This morning "it dawned early" at the Mostenses in Salamanca. All the Governments of the Congregation started at the Chapel with Eucharist presided by Manuel Tejera sj. After the breakfast, the Superior General, Maria Inez Furtado, explained to all the participants the objectives of ...

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lunes, 30 de abril de 2012

MEETING OF THE PROVINCIALS GOVERNMENTS WITH THE GENERAL GOVERNMENT

Tonight the General Government, the General Secretary and the five Provintial Governments are already at Mostenses in Salamanca in order to start tomorrow their encounters in Spain, before the remains of Mother Candida. As the Superior General had indicated, the central theme will be the prepa ...

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miércoles, 25 de abril de 2012

Mons. Mupendawatu tells of his experience with the sick in Vietnam

“Hospital as a place of evangelization, a human and spiritual mission”: will be the theme of the 27th International Conference organized by the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers that will be held in the Vatican  this year from 15 to17 November. A decision, says Mons. ...

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sábado, 14 de abril de 2012

FINAL EUCHARIST OF THE STAGE IN ROME

Last Probation Group

Last Thursday the Last Probation Group celebrated the ending Eucharist of their stage in Rome, precisely at the rooms of Saint Ignatius. Ina  Echarte SJ. as president and the group accompanied by the Superior General Maria Inez Furtado, FI. and the consultor Clara Echarte FI. A stage is c ...

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sábado, 14 de abril de 2012

“AN AMAZING GIFT”

Experience of the Last Probation of Joji Silorio FI

I start with the words "everything is gift and grace! This is the "Magnificat" to be able to get better my Last Probation Experience.

When I started my contemplation over the experience, I imagined Jesus in front of me, like two friends who share their histories, and ...

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domingo, 18 de marzo de 2012

A un año del terremoto en Japón la solidaridad de los católicos sigue siendo fuerte

Mensaje del arzobispo Leo Jun Ikenaga

La enorme tragedia nos ha hecho redescubrir el valor del amor recíproco y nos ha impulsado a dar una ayuda solidaria. Este es, en síntesis, el contenido del mensaje que monseñor Leo Jun Ikenaga, arzobispo de Osaka y presidente de la Conferencia episcopal japonesa, ha envia ...

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domingo, 11 de marzo de 2012

Number of Catholics increases in the world

They decrease in South America and Europe, increase in Africa and South East Asia

Catholics in the world are just under 1,196 million, while they were about 1,181 million in 2009. That is, an absolute increase of 15 million faithful, representing 1.3 percent.  Moreover, over the past two years the presence of baptized ...

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jueves, 08 de marzo de 2012

SANTA CÁNDIDA MARÍA DE JESUS: HER DEVOTION TO THE VIRGIN MARY

By Pilar Linde FI

Mother Candida is woman that attracts. What God did in his life is repeating in the history of other people but the faith of Mother Cándida is worthy of ask of the Lord. His devotion to Mary, star of the paths of the Congregation, is present and need to be updated every day. For this re ...

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lunes, 05 de marzo de 2012

The Gospel of Barnabas ‘hoax’

Until now not one media organisation has reproduced the exact words attributed to Christ

Much has been written in the past few days, particularly in Muslim newspapers, on the discovery of a bible in Turkey, a bible that was apparently written in Aramaic – the language Jesus spoke – approximately 1,5 ...

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lunes, 27 de febrero de 2012

Pope: “Man’s biggest temptation is to remove God”

Benedict XVI reminded how Christians need to practice penitence and prayer and how the Father reveals himself in unexpected ways

"I also commend to your prayers the week of Spiritual Exercises that I begin this evening with my collaborators of the Roman Curia."

This was Benedict XVI's address to faithful, before the Angelus, announcing the beginni ...

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lunes, 27 de febrero de 2012

"We are willing to make sacrifices, but we ask for more solidarity for the people”

The Archbishop of Athens condemns European austerity policies

The Greek Orthodox Church is once again at the center of a debate on the Hellenic crisis.  This time the discussion is over the Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece under Ieronymos II who, with a letter to Prime Minister Lucas Papademos a few days ago, rejected ...

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lunes, 20 de febrero de 2012

FORTY DAYS WITH THE LAST FORTY

Lent 2012

For another year our footsteps go along the path of Lent, a time of conversion in response to that call through which Jesus of Nazareth one day invited us. It is also a time for revivifying our sensitivity to the pain of human beings.

This year we wish to focus our gaze, our heart a ...

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viernes, 10 de febrero de 2012

“Sinulog Festival@Joso, Japan”

The “Sinulog Festival@ Joso” took place at Joso Catholic Chuch, Ibaraki on January 22. Joso City is one of the Hijas de Jesus’ migrant centers in Japan where the sisters cater to the pastoral needs of the Brazilians, Filipinos and Peruvians. At Joso, the migrants express the ...

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miércoles, 08 de febrero de 2012

Hearing the cry of the poor

Message of Benedict XVI for Lent 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon the very heart of Christian life: charity. This is a favourable time to renew our journey of faith, both as individuals and as a community, with the help of the word of God and the sacra ...

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sábado, 04 de febrero de 2012

WHAT IS A MYSTIC?

By Javier Melloni sj

Today, like at all times, a mystic is someone as needed as useless for its generation, he is useless because he does not produce anything and whatever he offers cannot be bought nor being nor being sold, does not have any price at the market, the one he wants to hold leaves away and he confuse ...

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viernes, 03 de febrero de 2012

From 12 to 72 the European cities on mission like the disciples

Archbishop Fisichella on the prospectives of the New Evangelization on the Year of Faith

Benedict XVI will open the Year of Faith on 11 October, the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, with a celebration in the presence of synodal fathers engaged in the general assembly on the theme: “The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian ...

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martes, 31 de enero de 2012

Aggression on behalf of radical Hindus at the Jesuits’ campus: the dean arrested, students injured

It was a day of terror for the Jesuits and students of St. Joseph University Institute in Anekal, near Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka: the aggression was carried out by over 100 members of Hindu radical groups, hostile to the Christians and especially to their educational institute ...

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lunes, 30 de enero de 2012

JAUME TATAY sj: “THE SUMMIT OF THE CLIMATE OF DURBAN WAS THE CHRONICLE OF ONE ANNOUNCED DEATH"

The recent celebration in South Africa, about the World Summit over the climate has come back to restrengthen the debate over the devastating effects of the actual political economies have on the planet. Once again, withstanding politicians aqnd ecologists keep on without being on agreement. S ...

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lunes, 30 de enero de 2012

IN THE LOGIC OF GOD AUTHORITY MEANS SERVICE, NOT POWER

The Pope spoke of the International Day of intercession for peace in the Holy Land to be lived "in deep communion with the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem and the Custodian of the Holy Land," invoking "the gift of peace for thi ...

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sábado, 28 de enero de 2012

Holocaust Memorial Day: “There is a risk that people will forget”

“We must not forget. No one can guarantee that similar atrocities will never happen again”

“Sixty-seven years ago, 27 January 1945, was the end of the infamy of Auschwitz. Holocaust Memorial Day was established on this date, as a memorial to this most terrible place of appalling tragedy. We can not and must not forget. If there were men able to commit ...

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jueves, 26 de enero de 2012

WE CANNOT STOP LOVING

A video to celebrate the new Chinese Year serves to the ONE MALASIA BERNAS to throw this spot, that tries to show that the Family links get reinforced at difficult moments. "It is easy to forget, but we cannot stop loving".

 

 

 

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jueves, 26 de enero de 2012

The Church's centre and horizon

The Pope relaunches the urgent need of the mission for a new evangelization of the world

The proclamation of the faith is at the heart of the Church's life and is the horizon of every one of her projects and activities. On the day of the Conversion of St Paul – the Apostle “who worked, suffered and struggled, sparing no energy, time or means to make Christ's me ...

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martes, 24 de enero de 2012

“They spread terror to divide the country and take our resources”

“Terror from far away” is the title of an article by John O. Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja for the monthly magazine ‘30 Giorni’

What is happening in Nigeria? What has sparked the unprecedented violence against Christian communities? The Archbishop of Abuja analyzes the situation in the country following the attacks on Christian churches and talks about the origins of the Boko Haram group. “T ...

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martes, 24 de enero de 2012

China is among us

The chaplain of the small Chinese Catholic community in Italy shares his thoughts on the occasion of Chinese New Year

As always the Chinese Catholic community in Italy celebrated Chinese New Year with a Sunday mass at 16:00, followed by a celebration of their ancestors’ faith. But this year the celebrations held by Rome’s small Chinese speaking Catholic community were rather ...

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martes, 24 de enero de 2012

Silence and Word: Path of Evangelization

Message of his holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the 46th World Communications Day

"Silence and Word: Path of Evangelization” it is the theme chosen by Benedict XVI for the 46th World Communications Day, this year will be held on Sunday May 20. The Pope makes public his message on the day that commemorates St. Francis de Sales, patron of journalists. Here is the m ...

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miércoles, 18 de enero de 2012

With our hearts full of gratitude,

From Tailandia to Japan in order to feel the Apostolic Body that walked united

This was the invitation of the LORD, "COME AND SEE", to the community of the Daughters of Jesus in Tainlandia. And they received it during the visit of Pilar Martinez to the community from November 18 to 23, 2011. In one of their prayers they reflected upon the circular letter number ...

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martes, 17 de enero de 2012

“Year of the Mission” is launched in the Philippines

Philippine celebrations are an important moment of popular faith

“All Filipino Catholics are invited to become witnesses of Christ in society, spread the Gospel in the world, renew priests’ commitment to the Christian mission and guide every Christian to testify the love of Christ with their own life.” This is the purpos ...

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sábado, 14 de enero de 2012

THE HUNGER MARKET

Increase of 35% at the agricultural prices in 2011

In spite of the diminishing registered on December 2011, the prices of the food products went higher the 35% from the year before, and for the immediate future the uncertainty upon the global economy way, of the foreign exchange and the energetic market redundancy is at unforeseen perspectives ...

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sábado, 14 de enero de 2012

MONTHLY RETREAT, WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR (John 1, 35-51)

By Mamerto Penapace

We leave for a while John the Baptist, and we move to other youngster, who was also called John. Someone who left us these stories that we are commenting on. He left them to us written in the Gospel that has his name. Actually, there are many good commentators and students of the Bible who aff ...

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jueves, 22 de diciembre de 2011

Formation Meeting in BANGLADESH

The Social Formation Center of Mymensingh Diocese (Bangladesh) offered formation programs for priests and religious from November 27 to December 4, 2011. It was funded by Caritas Española. Three resource persons from the Philippines were invited: Rev. Fr. Philipp Neil Antenor Cruz of th ...

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miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 2011

More than 43 000 children affected by Typhoon Washi, the religious network are working to respond to the emergency

More than 43 000 children have been affected by the devastating consequences of the Tropical Typhoon Washi (locally called Sendong) which last weekend devastated the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, causing 652 deaths so far and more than 1000 missing people. About 14 000 children are ac ...

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domingo, 11 de diciembre de 2011

TWO MORE DAYS KNOWING EACH OTHER

The the Daughters of Jesus of the LAST TRYING ON (PROBATION) has had two journeys in order to start making the group helped by the Spanish degreed in Pedagogy Pilar Feijoo, specialist in groups dynamics, psychotherapy aand sponsor of Formation Programs. With her participations the youth finish ...

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sábado, 10 de diciembre de 2011

JRS report highlights systematic policy hindering refugee arrivals

In its latest report, Safe and Secure: How do Refugees Experience Europe's Borders?, JRS finds ample evidence ...

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jueves, 08 de diciembre de 2011

CONGRATULATIONS FROM TOKYO

A  greeting on the day of the Immaculate from the community of Tokyo (Japan) for the whole great family of the DAUGHTERS OF JESUS scattered through the world. We gathered together in prayer and in joy, wishing to live deliverd only to HIM!

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jueves, 08 de diciembre de 2011

THE IMMACULATE AND THE BEGINNING OF THE EXPERIENCE OF THE LAST PROVATION

This morning it was inaugurated in Rome the Last Provation with a Eucharist presided by Marcos Recolons SJ. General Assistant of the Society of Jesus. A beautiful day when the Sisters of the community Regina Pacis and Celia Amorós gathered. At this fraternity atmosphere it sounds differ ...

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jueves, 08 de diciembre de 2011

TO BE A DAUGHTER OF JESUS TODAY IS ...

It is 140 years that Mother Candida TRUSTED GOD and founded the Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus. At this feast the Daughters of Jesus want to renew our consecration, our compromise with the Lord, in the Congregation, to be always His and to read the reality from Him.

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lunes, 28 de noviembre de 2011

THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH IN MYANMAR:SOCIAL SERVICES EDUCATION CENTER

"The mission of the Church is to help people to realize their potential. We can help to provide a quality education to society. Our strength is the services, the education and health, we want to place at the service of the country for the common goodness". said his excellency Monsign ...

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lunes, 28 de noviembre de 2011

India’s peace-maker Bishop

Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil speaks about the peace initiatives in North-Eastern India and recalls his work as mediator, alongside the ecumenical team

Over the past 15 years, Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil has gained a well-deserved reputation in India and throughout Asia as a peace maker, and earlier this year he was proposed as a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Peace.

This dynamic, ...

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miércoles, 23 de noviembre de 2011

Nazareth: Restoration of Grotto of the Annunciation flops

Loud alarm bells are ringing in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth. The man who has been ringing them is Fr. Ricardo Bustos, a Franciscan missionary serving the Holy Land and Superior of the Basilica of the Annunciation. “The rock is flaking,” ...

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miércoles, 23 de noviembre de 2011

"Love from Taiwan": an exhibition on international cooperation, humanitarian aid and young Catholics voluntary work in Taiwan

"Love from Taiwan" is the theme of the Catholic youth section of the exhibition entitled "From Taiwan, in contact with the world: the result of the international participation of NGOs from Taiwan". According to reports from the Catholic Weekly, the weekly bulletin of the Ar ...

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lunes, 21 de noviembre de 2011

A COMBONIAN MISSIONARY SPEAKS IN THE CAIRO: "THESE BOYS WANT A BETTER GOVERNMENT

Father Luciano Verdosca is a Cambonian Missionary who lives and works in El Cairo, where during the last 3 days died at least 40 people and thousand became hurt in the impacts between the demonstrators and the police at the emblematic market plaza Tahrir, a symbolic place of the Egyptian revol ...

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domingo, 20 de noviembre de 2011

Japan's Catholic bishops calling for the immediate abolition of nuclear plants

The bishops of Japan published last November 8 a document calling for the abolition of nuclear power plants in Japan.

The accident in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant triggered by the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake contaminated the ocean and land by radiation, and tragically ...

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sábado, 19 de noviembre de 2011

8 MONTHS AFTER THE DISASTER

News from Japan by Flor Florece FI

"I cannot go back behind..." she said with a calm voice but  with the clauded eyes of tears. It took the old man time until he could open the door. When finally he opened it, he apologized sayting: "excuse me, it is hasrd to stand up. While the tsunami was going through I h ...

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sábado, 29 de octubre de 2011

“A Call to be Very Different”

Sharing of John Paul Mondejar to the Manresa School Family

My very dear brothers and sisters in the great family of Saint Candida,

Good morning!

“How great are God’s favors! How deep must our gratitude be!”

Those words of Saint Candida Maria de Jesus can express the great emo ...

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miércoles, 05 de octubre de 2011

ENDING OF THE RECONFIGURATION OF ASIA ENCOUNTER

After several days of serious reflexion, the ones who share at the encounter of the reconfiguration of Asia, finished their meetings of prayer, activities, communication...  Over there they lived the beginning of the Jubilar Year and they send us some letters of Sofia Chang (Taiwan)

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sábado, 01 de octubre de 2011

THE OPENING OF THE JUBILEE YEAR IN MANILA

Familial and heartwarming would best describe the opening of the Jubilee Year in Manila, which took place last Sept. 29, 2011.

At around four o’clock p.m., Sisters from the different communities of Metro Manila started arriving at Manresa Retreat House to greet Mother General ...

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viernes, 30 de septiembre de 2011

ARRIVAL TO THE PHILIPPINES TO REFLECT UPON THE RECONFIGURATION OF ASIA

The Superior General, Maria Inez Furtado FI. is now in the Philippines where she lived at the beginning of the Jubilant Year Over there are also the delegates who reflect about the possible recondition of Asia: Isabel Romero, Evelyn de Alba (Tailandia), Pilar Martinez, Yolanda Brandolin, Mary ...

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jueves, 29 de septiembre de 2011

IT BEGINS THE JUBILAR YEAR OF THE DAUGHTERS OF JESUS

Today it begins the Jubilar Year of the Daughters of Jesus, coinciding with the 100 years of the sending the first Daughters of Jesus to America.The Jubilar Year will finish on August 9, 2012 when the 100 years of the death of Mother Candida will be completed.

September 29 was the d ...

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viernes, 09 de septiembre de 2011

THE POPE MEETS WITH BISHOPS FROM INDIA :"TEACH CATHOLIC VALUES TO THE YOUTH"

This group of 23 Bishops from India received in a curious way to Benedict XVI in Castel Gandolfo. In India, only a 3 percent of the population is Christian. But although they are a minority, the Pope says that they have a big responsibility at the education of the next generations.

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martes, 06 de septiembre de 2011

ECUMENIC MARCH FOR PEACE IN JAPAN

Last August 28 the Daughters of Jesus shared in a ECUMENIC MARCH FOR PEACE in Maebashi, Province of Gunna. It was an activity together with different groups of Budism, Sintoism, Christianity and New religions. The Sintoist accompanied with their drums, the Budists singing their psalms and the ...

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martes, 06 de septiembre de 2011

Ecumenical MARCH FOR PEACE

August 28, a Sunday, the Daughters of Jesus participated in an Ecumenical MARCH FOR PEACE in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture. It was a joint effort of different groups from Buddhism, Shinto, Christianity and New-Religions. The Shintoists beat their drums, the Buddhists did their ch ...

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jueves, 11 de agosto de 2011

On 9 August with the simple, in MAE Hong Son (Thailandia)

The community of Mae Hong Son, Thailand, had an early celebration of the Feast of Saint Candida Maria de Jesus which marked her 99th Death Anniversary. On August 8 at 7:30 P.M., a simple but a solemn mass was celebrated with 80 parishioners – mostly the youth whose active part ...

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domingo, 07 de agosto de 2011

Beyond the Mountain Road

By Normida Marquez FI (Japan)

Nearly five months have passed since the terrible earthquake and tsunami in history hit the Tohoku region of Japan. We could not imagine the devastation it has caused… more than 20,000 people killed, buildings and railroads ruined, thousands of people were left homeless and jobless, vas ...

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miércoles, 03 de agosto de 2011

Lay Collaboration Encounter in Iloilo

In our desire to empower more and to transmit the charism of Mother Foundress to our lay collaborators, the FI Lay Collaboration Team planned  activities that will facilitate and enhance the spirit of Mother Foundress. Below are some of the refle ...

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miércoles, 03 de agosto de 2011

Catholic Social Teachings Seminar in Mindanao

The communities of Davao, Lasang and Catarman had their Catholic Social Teachings seminar last July 23-24 at the Conference Room of Stella Maris Academy of Davao.

Having a small group of people for this type of seminar is always a blessing, because interactions can be more intimate. ...

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domingo, 19 de junio de 2011

EXPERIENCE IN BANGLADESH

By Teresita Chi FI

In ordeer to celebrate the canonization of our beloved Mother Foundress and the 35 anniversary of our School Da Ren, we want to express our gratitude and to foment in each member of the great family of Da Ren the spirit "of a love without frontiers, of a love without limits (infinite)&quo ...

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domingo, 03 de abril de 2011

LETTER FROM THE RENEWAL COURSE

Many days have gone and we have loved different experiences, the longest one as far as time has been the contact with Our Spirituality accompanied by Clara Echarte. They have been days to contact again, to enjoy interiorly, to understand "what is ours" from an enlarged perspective, deep, from our ...

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jueves, 24 de marzo de 2011

LETTER FROM THE VICEPROVINCIAL SUPERIOR OF JAPAN

To you all who since March 11 have sent us messages:
There are many e-mails that have arrived here and they still keep arriving asking us about our condition and telling us they are praying for the Japanese country, for those who have suffered more directly the fury of Nature just 14 days ag ...

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viernes, 18 de marzo de 2011

CELEBRATING A DREAM THAT ALREADY HAS TWO MONTHS OF LIFE: HOSTEL OF UTRAIL - BANGLADESH

Tomorrow, March 19, 2011 in the Parish of Utrail (Bangladesh) are having a feast. The Christian Community with the presence of their Bihop P. Ponen, celebrate the blessing of the Hostel (Boarding School) "Holy Candida Maria de Jesus" and of the house of the community of the Daughters of Jesus who ...

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sábado, 05 de marzo de 2011

M. General’s visit to Bangladesh

Mo. General, Ma. Inez Furtado with Auxilio and Pilar arrived in Bangladesh last February 22, 2011. Srs. Mary and Lory welcomed them with joy at Zia International Airport and went to Mymensingh for an overnight stay at the FI residence. The following day, the group went to Utrail, Birisiri ...

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martes, 01 de marzo de 2011

A NEW BLESSING IN ANGONO

Last 18 February 2011, at 3:30 in the afternoon, Sr. Georgita Hormillosa, FI (Philippine Provincial Superior) & Fr. Roy Crucero (the new parish priest of St. Clement’s Parish) led the blessing of the new ST. CÁNDIDA CENTER FOR HUMAN PROMOTION in Angono, Rizal-Philippines. Also present were Hi ...

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jueves, 17 de febrero de 2011

THE CHURCH OF CAMBOYA CALLS FOR PEACE WITH TAILANDIA

Ever since several years ago Camboya and Tailandia are faced against each other by a frontier conflict that is located around the Hindu Temple of Preah Vihear. Because of this reason the zone is occupied by military forces from both countries. On February 14, the Catholic Church of Camboya has ma ...

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jueves, 03 de febrero de 2011

Thanks Isabel, Welcome Yoli

Last January 29, the leaving and entering Council of the Viceprovince of Japan had an informal meeting to celebrate the change of government.  Isabel, Yoli, Flor, Cristina Yoshida and Marianita finished their service as members of the leaving Council and Yoli, Cristina, Yoshida and Rosina st ...

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lunes, 13 de diciembre de 2010

GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATION OF SRS. MA. EDITHA LINTERNA AND PRISCILA TUTAY

Sr. Ma. Editha Linterna and Sr. Priscila Tutay celebrated their 50th yean anniversary of their Religious Profession on December 8, 2010 at Nazareth School Chapel, Manila, in the presence of the Sisters from the different communities, relatives and friends of the two celebrants. Five priests conce ...

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miércoles, 08 de diciembre de 2010

FROM TAILANDIA

It is wonderful to hear breathing words that create apostolic body and make us feel that the Congregation from Mae Hong Son, Tailandia.
That Holy Candida Maria
may help us to be
TRUE DAUGHTERS OF JESUS

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martes, 30 de noviembre de 2010

“Guipuzcoa’s Star ” Shone In Maebashi

It was a bright Sunday morning at Maebashi Catholic Church last November7, 2010. Japanese, Filipinos and some Latin American catholics slowly filled the church on time for the 9:30 mass. At the main entrance stood three wide panels of exhibits about Mother Candida, her life story, the Hijas de Je ...

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martes, 23 de noviembre de 2010

MOTHER CANDIDA... IN FIVE LANGUAGES

THANKSGIVING IN JOSO (JAPAN)

In this intercultural community, we celebrated the CANONIZATION of the Mother Foundress, on Sunday, November 14 during the Mass at 6:30 p.m. It was the culmination of a process that we started several months ago. On Sunday Masses, before and after the Mass, we were introducing by sections, throug ...

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lunes, 15 de noviembre de 2010

Reflections

From Japan

“Mother Candida, you just don’t know what I had to go through to be able to come here an be with you today.”.

“You just don’t know the grace that awaits you today!!”

Who is this lady that captured my heart in every single way?
So magnetic that I cou ...

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domingo, 14 de noviembre de 2010

“Saintly” contradictions

What does it take to be a saint? One life but many lives to touch
One heart but many hearts to reach
One soul but many souls to save
One mind but many minds to teach
One voice but many voices to hear
One will but a lifetime to fulfill ...

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viernes, 22 de octubre de 2010

CELEBRATING ST. CÁNDIDA IN THE MINDANAO REGION, PHILIPPINES!

By Elvenia Escultor FI

The Hijas de Jesús Mindanao Region here in the Philippines celebrated the Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization of St. Cándida María de Jesús last October 18, 2010, 8:30 in the morning at the San Pedro Cathedral, Davao City. It was presided by Archbishop Fernando Capalla, the Archbishop of Davao ...

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jueves, 21 de octubre de 2010

THANKSGIVING MASS & CELEBRATION of FI COMMUNITIES & CENTERS IN METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINE PROVINCE on the CANONIZATION OF MOTHER CÁNDIDA

<p>There is cause for joy & thanksgiving with the canonization Cándida María de Jesús in Rome last October 17, 2010. Thus the Metro Manila communities & apostolic centers of the Hijas de Jesús, Philippine Province ...

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jueves, 21 de octubre de 2010

Thanking God for the Gift of St. Cándida Here in the Panay Region, Philippines!

By Catherine Cheong FI

The thanksgiving mass for the canonization of Mo. Foundress was held at the Jaro Cathedral (Iloilo City, Philippines) last October 18, 2010 at 2:30 in the afternoon. It was a beautiful Mass. Before the Eucharist Celebration, we had the unveiling of the statue of Mo. Candida, while everyone sang C ...

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martes, 12 de octubre de 2010

LETTER TO ALL THE PILGRIMS from heaven

October 17, 2010 - Letter number 477

The Most Pure Virgin may cover us with ther cloak.

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martes, 12 de octubre de 2010

MOTHER CANDIDA ALSO PILGRIMS....

By Mª Dolores Giménez FI, from Salamanca

We have commented many times that for a Daughter of Jesus it is lucky to live in Salamanca. At these moments it is a grace enriched by the passing of many people who come to visit the remains of Mother Candida, to thank the Lord next to her and to share the Eucharist in thanksgiving for the CANONIZA ...

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lunes, 11 de octubre de 2010

THE ARRIVAL OR THE FIRST PILGRIMS

TOWARDS THE CANONIZATION

It's time! The engine has started to operate. The Generalate House of the Daughters of Jesus is ready. And then came the first pilgrims. In this case a group of former students of the College of Iloilo, a U.S. group: Cecilia Ariete Sacker, Jen Suede and Mercedes Segovia Wecker, sister of Carmen ...

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jueves, 07 de octubre de 2010

POEM CANDIDA MARIA

By Flor de Oro Zapata

It is a far away country house

you were born a beautifull woman,

and you left to this world,

courage, tempering, and knowledge.

 

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martes, 05 de octubre de 2010

Retreat Experience. A Gift for the Canonization of Mo. Candida

By FI Bangladesh

From Bangladesh sent us this chronic.

We finished our Retreat last September 28 after the culminating Eucharistic celebration in Navjyoti Niketan, Mathbari, Gazipur, Dhaka. The retreat was given by Fr. John Chinnappan, S.J. whose Ignatian spirit mixed with Indian meditation was marvelous. ...

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lunes, 04 de octubre de 2010

DIÁLOGO COM MARIA SIMÓN, JUNIORA FILHA DE JESUS

Ela mesma nos conta. Seu nome é Maria Simón: “Sou de Granda. Ex-aluna do colégio FI desta cidade e de Almería. Aos 20 anos entrei na Congregação, atualmente tenho 24. Fiz o postulantado em Granada na Residência Universitária. E o noviciado, em República Dominicana, onde convivi com noviças de ...

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lunes, 04 de octubre de 2010

MOTHER CANDIDA AND THE LIFE OF MIGRANTS

From Joso (Japan)

Last Sunday, September 26, it was celebrated in Joso (Ibaraki-ken, Japan) the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, in which a total of 60 people of five countries (Philippines, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Japan) were sharing.

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lunes, 04 de octubre de 2010

DIALOGUE WITH MARÍA SIMÓN, Junior FI

She herself tells it to us. Her name is Maria Simon: "I am from Granada, Former student at the School of the Daughters of Jesus over there from my 13 years old, although the 2nd. year of Secondary School I did at Stella Maris in Almeria. At 20 years old I entered in the Congregation. Actually ...

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lunes, 04 de octubre de 2010

MOTHER CANDIDA AND THE LIFE OF MIGRANTS

From Joso (Japan)

Last Sunday, September 26, it was celebrated in Joso (Ibaraki-ken, Japan) the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, in which a total of 60 people of five countries (Philippines, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru and Japan) were sharing.

From Japan they send us these letters: "We started training s ...

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viernes, 01 de octubre de 2010

IN JESUS WE HAVE EVERYTHING

Musical theme from Vigo

Recently it has been received from Vigo this musical theme for the CANONIZATION. The MCC. after publishing "JUANITATXO - THE MUSICAL" just sent this song. They are Manuel Escudero, Oscar Franco, and Celso Alonso, teachers of the School FI Miralba ...

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viernes, 01 de octubre de 2010

LEARN THE SONGS OF THE THANKSGIVING MASS THAT WILL BE CELEBRATED IN ROMA

Next October 18 at 10:00 a.m. we will celebrate in Rome the Thanksgiving Mass for Mother Candida. We want that everybody SING and praise the Lord with the music, because of that we enclose in the section "CANONIZATION MATERIALS" the songs in "mp3" and the words.

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jueves, 30 de septiembre de 2010

INTERVIEW IN VATICAN RADIO TO ANNA MARIA CINCO FI

Radio Vaticano has interviewed Anna Cinco FI, General Postulator, because of the near CANONIZATION of Mother Candida. Anna explained how the Daughters of Jesus whose apostheship in ...

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miércoles, 29 de septiembre de 2010

CANONIZATION OF MOTHER CANDIDA - IN HIM WE HAVE EVERYTHING

Witness – Maria Oneide Fialho Rocha / MMC

The CANONIZATION, a time to relive our life, our mission, at the light of those people who did answer YES, to the saving project of the Father who calls us to holiness and to the building of His Kingdom here on Earth.

In this spirit and climate of preparation the CANONIZATION of Candida M ...

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lunes, 27 de septiembre de 2010

PERPETUAL VOWS OF PATRICIA ARAGON FI

IN THE PHILIPPINES

Last Friday, September 24, Patricia Aragn FI made her perpetual vows in The Rosarillo Chapel, Parañaque (Philippines). The priest who presided the celebration was Father Yavarone Marcos, OVM. The Provincial Superior, Georgita Hormillosa FI and the Sisters Daughters of Jesus, the family of Patrici ...

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lunes, 27 de septiembre de 2010

WE HAVE EVERYTHING IN JESUS

By Dolores Castañeda FI

En Jesús, en Jesús todo lo tenemos,
todo lo tenemos (bis)
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lunes, 27 de septiembre de 2010

REMEMBERING THE INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER OF JUNIORS

Last month of July, Belo Horizonte (Brazil) welcomed the International Encounter of Juniors that gathered 13 young Sisters from different countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China - Taiwan, Spain - Italy and Philippines. Under the slogan "...with the same insistence...", they lived this time a ...

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domingo, 26 de septiembre de 2010

IN JESUS...

SONG FROM ARGENTINA, by Dolores Castañeda FI

En Jesús, en Jesús todo lo tenemos, todo lo tenemos, en Jesús (bis)
Dios de vida, nuestro hermano,
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sábado, 25 de septiembre de 2010

FROM ANDOAIN MAKING MOTHER CANDIDA KNOWN

From Juanitatxo to HOLY KANDIDA, a life that is worth

Andoain continues getting ready for the CANONIZATION of Mother Candida. This coming Sunday the Sisters of the community of Berrozpe overturn on the young Juana Josefa, a youth on search. In the three Parishes that Andoain has and in the Chapel of Berrozpe, during the Masses of Saturday evening an ...

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jueves, 23 de septiembre de 2010

TOWARDS THE CANONIZATION.... FROM THE PHILIPPINES

Georgita Hormillosa FI speaks...

The word that is more repeated by all the Provincial Superiors is "OPPORTUNITY". This is it, the CANONIZATION of Mother Candida is becoming everywhre with the presence of the Daughters of Jesus an opportunity so that we may center more in Christ, as our Foundress did. This time, the Provincial ...

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martes, 21 de septiembre de 2010

"I WANT MORE"

Another song from Brazil

From Brazil the brother of Gloria Muniz FI send us a song composed to Mother Candida because of her CANONIZATION. Its title is "I WANT MORE".The letter and music are from Adriano Bassoi and Vera Lúcia Bassoi.

Juana Josefa nació en España
de una familia de Andoain, ...

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martes, 21 de septiembre de 2010

TOWARDS THE CANONIZATION... From SPAIN - ITALY

Mercedes Vilas FI speaks...

The Provintial Superior of Spain - Italy, Mercedes Vilas FI, indicates that Lay people and Daughters of Jesus are already in a climate of feast, of thanksgiving, of admiration and of surprise for the work of God in the life of Mother Candida. "It is an opportunity to enjoy, but above all to try t ...

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sábado, 18 de septiembre de 2010

MARIA INEZ FURTADO: "encounter God in every situation, enjoy being with Him and bear witness to all how Good the Lord is with us and how great is our gratitude to Him…"

We have only one month more to go before we witness the official recognition of the holiness of our beloved Foundress by the Church. I can see that in all the Provinces, Vice-provinces and in every apostolic presence that we have in the 17 countries to which we are sent in mission at this very mo ...

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viernes, 17 de septiembre de 2010

ONLY ONE MONTH

Hacia la canonización de la Madre Cándida

It is the time that lacks to us for the great feast of the CANONIZATION of our dear Mother Candida. We do not need to loock at the calendar, we know by heart the dates since February 22 that we received in the Pope´s Consistory, the announcement of Octobt 17. It remained engraved in our retina an ...

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jueves, 09 de septiembre de 2010

TOWARDS THE CANONIZATION... From ARGENTINA

Graciela Francovig FI speaks to us...

The Provintial Superior of the Daughters of Jesus shared with us their living about the CANONIZATION. From today on new videos will be showed up in every Province, in alphabetical sequence.

The CANONIZATIONS is a time of grace, it is an OPPORTUNITY. How are we living this time? What are ...

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viernes, 20 de agosto de 2010

Materials written in English in preparation for the canonization of Mother Foundress & the Jubilee Year

From the AD HOC COMMITTEE of the Philippine Province:
- Living Mother Cándida’s Spirit in the World Today

From the INTERNATIONAL TEAM ON SPIRITUALITY:

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jueves, 19 de agosto de 2010

SACRED HEART SCHOOL-HIJAS DE JESÚS. CELEBRATED MO. FOUNDRESS WEEK WITH A BLAST!

From Cebu City (Philippines) by Mrs. Alma Cuyno

Sacred Heart School- Hijas de Jesús, Cebu City celebrated Mother Foundress’ Week through fun-filled, meaningful and faith-enriching activities. The Catholic Life Formation (CLF) Area launched Mother Foundress’ week last August 2, 2010 through apowerpoint presentation, which gave emphasis on the t ...

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jueves, 19 de agosto de 2010

A saint for our times

Following in the footsteps of Blessed Candida Maria de Jesus

Being a nation obsessed with soap operas, any Filipino would agree that Juanita’s early life was the stuff teleseryes are made of.

She was the eldest of seven daughters, three of whom died in childhood. Their father was a weaver who could no longer make ends meet because machines and fa ...

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jueves, 19 de agosto de 2010

CANONIZATION - MUSIC: In JESUS WE HAVE EVERYTHING

By Chinchin Gutiérrez

We continue to reach new materials for the preparation of the canonization of Mother Candida. This time from the province of the Philippines. The superstar Chinchin Gutiérrez interprets this composition with the motto of the canonization In Jesus we have everything. In the section of Canonization ...

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miércoles, 18 de agosto de 2010

Mother Foundress’ Day Celebrations at Colegio de la Inmaculada Concepción, Pototan-Iloilo (Philippine Province)

Prior to August 9, the school had a Triduum of Prayers for the celebration of Mother Foundress’ Day. Bulletin boards were decorated, and there were a lot of activities to help the students become aware of why this year would be extra special for the Hijas de Jesus family and their friends – the u ...

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miércoles, 18 de agosto de 2010

Participating in the International Team for Evangelizing Action in Formal Education

The members of the International Team for Evangelizing Action in Formal Education assembled in Rome from July 12 to July 18, 2010. The purpose was to study the reports coming from the different apostolic centers giving formal education in relation to their implementation of the Plan 2009-2010 to ...

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lunes, 16 de agosto de 2010

TO LEARN TO LOOK AT ONESELF FROM CANDIDA MARIA DE JESUS

By Guadalupe Romero FI

We are celebrating from the promulgation of the Decree in which was recognized the holiness of one who for us has been always holy. As such we have revered in our heart and we have learned to look at ourselves from her,wishing to find in ourselves the ABSOLUTE that was the departure point of her ...

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lunes, 16 de agosto de 2010

TO LEARN TO LOOK AT ONESELF FROM CANDIDA Mª DE JESUS

By Guadalupe Romero FI

We are celebrating ever since the promulgation of the Decree in which the holiness of the one we always considered holy has been recognized. Like such we have revered in our heart and we have learned to look at ourselves from her, wishing to find in ourselves that Absolute, which was a departure ...

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lunes, 16 de agosto de 2010

“Bebiendo del mismo manantial de la M. Fundadora”

Assembly of the Vice-Province of Japan

The gurgling sound of water was hardly discernible in the hustle bustle and noise of the Conference Room. Outside, the summer air was very humid. But as the twenty-six hearts started to settle down in inner silence, the almost musical sound of water flowing from a mysterious source became more p ...

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domingo, 15 de agosto de 2010

INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION

From Metoro

The day of Mother Candida, on August 9, was converted all over the World in an opportunity of Church and Congregation renewal. Everywhere the Daughters of Jesus are present did celebrate the day with joy. Also the community of Metoro.(Mozambique)

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sábado, 14 de agosto de 2010

FOR YOU, MOTHER CANDIDA

By Nicol Peña

Both, boys and girls, students at the U. E. Virgin of Cotoca Faith and Joy of Montero- Bolivia, expressed their love to Mother Candida in very different ways. Among them, through a pretty theater in which they reflected important facts of her life. And in it one of the students who is 9 years old ...

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miércoles, 11 de agosto de 2010

AS A BLESSING

From Colombia Venezuela

This is the way we lived in Colombia and Venezuela the feast of last Monday, August 9, thanking God Father the life of Mother Candida, the gestures of tenderness and compassion that she has had with us along these years of Congregational life.

We have stopped to contemplate her, in order ...

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miércoles, 11 de agosto de 2010

THANKS, LORD

From Bolivia

In the same way as the great feasts are known since the vespers, with much joy and gratitude, we initiate the celebrations of August 9 on Sunday in the Eucharities of the communities Maria de Nazaret and Mother Candida (in Bolivia), the Pastor, Father Leonardo Da Silva, Missionary of the Holy Sp ...

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martes, 10 de agosto de 2010

Thanks, Mother Candida for your life of love

By Remedios García FI

As a transparent river wich opens riverbed among the mountains, has a horizon the height and advances quicly and singing the sea, Juana Josef Cipitria was born.

She places her youth full of strength and vitality. Adorned with flowers she discoversthe unique loveof her life, Jesus and his ...

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lunes, 09 de agosto de 2010

MIRACLES AND MESSAGES

By Anna María Cinco FI

On August 9, 2010 is the last time that we will celebrate this feast calling Blessed to Mother Candida the first thing that comes to me is a deep thanksgiving to God for the miracle that He has done to us through the intercession of Mother Foundress.

As a general postulator in charge ...

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lunes, 09 de agosto de 2010

FROM THE INTERNATIONAL JUNIORATE

On August 9, 2010

During these months in which together with the lay ones we are getting ready our heart for the canonization of oue beloved Mother Candida we feel her life very close to us. A life that was delivered from faith every day; allowing to be driven and modelated by the Spirit.

And today, Augus ...

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lunes, 09 de agosto de 2010

THE RIVER, DEATH AND THE WAIT

By Anunciación Febrero FI

August 9, Five o´clock afternoon:
the river takes all the silver tears;
the whole pain of opened roses;
every distress
bruised; violet and amatist
of the warm a ...

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domingo, 08 de agosto de 2010

INTERVIEW WITH CARMEN DEL VAL FI

From Valladolid

Entering a pleasant, comfortable and tranquil receiving room with Carmen del Val was like opening the door of her experience of healing, an experience that can take her and us to the other side of things, to the other side of reality which we face daily…

This Hija de Jesus was born on N ...

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viernes, 06 de agosto de 2010

CÂNDIDA MARIA DE JESUS FORTALECE A NUVEM DE TESTEMUNHAS…

Por Teresa Ramírez FI

Por estes dias, chegou a minhas mãos como obséquio o recente livro intitulado “Nuvem de testemunhas”, de Ángel Sanz Arribas, Claretiano, irmão das nossas irmãs Matilde (em Venezuela) e Fuencis (em Bolívia), também primo de outras Filhas de Jesus, Carmen e Inmaculada Arribas Sanz e por vocação uni ...

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martes, 03 de agosto de 2010

THE WORLD IS SMALL FOR MY DESIRES

Towas August 9 - By Ángela Yu FI

August 9 is getting closer, day when our Mother Foundress went to the Father´s lap. We are making the Novena to the Mother Candida and the phrase she used to say during her life : "alone nothing, but with God all I can" and the one shesaid before her life was finished: "during the forty one years ...

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lunes, 02 de agosto de 2010

MOTHER CANDIDA MADE A WAY

Towas August 9 - By Mª Dolores Giménez FI

Through this Holy Jacobean year, we are experiencing in the whole Spanish Geography the signs of the way; we feel surrounded of pilgrims who invite each one of us to be, although our circumstances do not allow it to walk kilometers with a back-pack in our shoulder...

At the same tim ...

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domingo, 01 de agosto de 2010

CANDIDA MARIA DE JESUS. THE STRENGTH TO BE WOMAN AND A FOLLOWER OF JESUS

By August 9 - By Rosario Ramos

During the last ten years it seems that my life has been connected to some women of the history that have awakened in me all the strength to be a woman and the audacity to be a follower of Jesus. Some of them of the XIX century (hard to explain to our adolescents of today) these women have exerc ...

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sábado, 31 de julio de 2010

VITAL ENCOUNTER WITH MOTHER CANDIDA

From Taipei the Sisters of the Viceprovince of China-Taipei send us this chronicle after the experience of the Spiritual Exercises and the Assembly.

The encounter has taken place during the experience of the yearly Spiritual Exercises that during the year of the canonization of Mother ...

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sábado, 31 de julio de 2010

LIKE IGNATIUS

We celebrate today the Day of Saint Ignatius. And it could not be otherwise. FI and Lay Mother Candida join together our hearts making of our lives a continuous praise to the Lord from our weakness We deliver what we are, like Ignatius.

Take Lord and rec ...

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jueves, 22 de julio de 2010

Hero of India's Untouchables Dead at 87

An untold number of families in the slums of Bangalore have left behind starvation and alcoholism, and owe their financial stability and full stomachs to Sister Nancy Pereira. The sister of the Daughters of Maria Auxiliatrix died last Wednesday at 87, leaving a legacy of thousands of families who ...

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sábado, 17 de julio de 2010

THANKSGIVING ACTION IN DA-REN (Taiwán)

Last June 23, the quarterly in the School Da-Ren (Taiwán) finished. The Sisters invited a Jesuit father from Korea, who explained the meaning of the miracle of Jeus with "Fire loaf breads and two fish". As the Gospel says, "They ate every one of thm until they became satisfied", but everything ha ...

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viernes, 16 de julio de 2010

GRADUATION CEREMONY IN DA-REN (Taiwán)

Last June it was celebrated in our School of Da - Ren (Taiwán) the Gradution of our students of the third year of Superior School Course, a total of 5 Groups with an average of 50 students in each year. The suite got full with the attendance of a great number of family parents, representtives of ...

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jueves, 15 de julio de 2010

THE SCHOOL DA-REN CELEBRATED WITH JOY May 31, 2010

Before beginning the classes, a very familiar and emotional action was celebrated honoring Mother Candida. All the teachers and pupils of the School Da - Ren of Taiwan got together in the living room.

The central action consisted of a presentation of a visual series about educative-so ...

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miércoles, 14 de julio de 2010

EASTER FEAST IN THE SCHOOL OF DA - REN (Taiwán)

It is not easy to celebrate this feast and to explain its sense in a Centre where hardly the number of Catholics reaches the 4 %. And since the Risen Jesus is before anything else the promise of a LIFE, Mister Hsao Hsao was invited so that he could share his experience.

This gentleman is ...

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miércoles, 30 de junio de 2010

WE HAVE EVERYTHING IN JESUS

Canonization of Mother Candida, it is renewed the call to grow in Christ

THE SLOGAN

In Jesus we have everything

This phrase is found in Mother Candida´s number 13 letter. It is and autograph letter addressed to Sister Antonia Robles Hernandez w ...

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viernes, 11 de junio de 2010

THE CONGREGATION DAUGHTERS OF JESUS IN UTRAIL (BANGLADESH)

The first Daughter of Jesus arrived to Bangladesh from the Philippines on April 2007. Bishop Paul Ponen, of the Diocese of Mymensingh, invited to the Congrgation to collaborate in the Christian Education at the District Netrokona, to the North East of the Diocese, close to the frontier with India ...

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miércoles, 09 de junio de 2010

The Golden Jubilee Celebration of Sr. Lilia Tanlu, FI

By Sr. Patricia Aragon, FI

May 31, 2010 was a significant day for all Hijas de Jesus all over the world. We celebrated the Feast of the Visitation of Mary as well as the 165th birthday of our Mother Foundress. Here, in Cebu we had another reason for rejoicing, it was the 50th Golden Anniversary of Sr. Lilia Onglatco Tanlu. ...

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miércoles, 09 de junio de 2010

A NEW BIRTH: Entrance of Three Postulants

by Sr. Rosemarie Gaitan, FI

Last May 23, 2010, Pentecost Sunday, was the birthday of our beloved Mother Church. Everybody was rejoicing in jubilation & thanksgiving for the gift of the Holy Spirit whom Christ has entrusted to His mystical body.

The Hijas de Jesús, Philippine Province was one with the Church in ce ...

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sábado, 05 de junio de 2010

FEAST OF MAY 31 IN TAIWAN

To celebrate the Feast of Mother Candida on May 31 and the anniversary of the foundation of SEDES SAPIENTIAE School in Chu-Tung, Taiwan, we had a sequence of activites. We show some of them to share with you our joy.

These are the paintings of the 4th Grade Primary pupils. After knowing ...

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viernes, 04 de junio de 2010

COMMUNICATED TO ALL THE CHRISTIANS OF THE COMMUNITIES OF THE DIOCESE

Diocesan annual pilgrimage to the Sanctuary "Our Lady of Fatima" in Montepuez, Mozambique

Last weekend May 15 and 16, we realized an annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Sanctuary "Our Lady of Fatima" in Montepuez.

Once more, like Abraham, we left our pilgrimage homes looking for the Lord. Like Helija ascended Mount Carmel to find the Lord and like Moses was going to Mount Sina ...

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lunes, 31 de mayo de 2010

FASFI MOVES INTO WEB

www.fasfi.org

The Foundation Solidary Help Daughters of Jesus (FASFI) moves into today to a WEB page looking for always to arrive to those who are the most unfavourable. The means of communication become essential tool in our Gospel work. Because of that, since FASFI, today, May 31, 2010, remembering the birth ...

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domingo, 30 de mayo de 2010

I ONLY FOR GOD

It is the time to put ourselves on the way, WITH the LORD, holding the hand of Mother Candida. On the Vespers of May 31, 2010, a special year for her canonization, we invite you to pray using this video.

The canonization becomes for the Family FI and opportunity to revive our lives, in a ...

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viernes, 21 de mayo de 2010

A Message from Dina Galaura, who is now in the Dominican Republic

Dina, Philippine candidate, going to the Dominican Republic to make the novice.

May 15
Mi querida hermana Gette, Mary, Nilda y a todas mis hermanas,

Hola! ¿Como estas? Me alegro, estoy aquí ahora en Republica Dominicana. Lo siento, if my grammar is wrong... Anyway, Dayse, in charge of the Juniors in the International juniorate and a Sister were the ones who bro ...

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martes, 18 de mayo de 2010

Entering through the Doors of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises 2010

The Sisters of the Philippine Province recently underwent the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises (SpEx) in three batches. The first batch which was composed mostly of elderly Sisters (aged 70 years & above) had their SpEx last 01-08 April 2010 at the Manresa Retreat House (MRH) Quezon City, with Srs. F ...

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miércoles, 07 de abril de 2010

A DAY WITH MOTHER GENERAL, MA. INEZ FURTADO

Sr. Catherine Cheong, F.I. , Filipinas

It is always good to have opportunities to meet with and listen to our Mother General. These are occasions for renewal, a chance for understanding more deeply our spirituality and how to translate it in the here and now more, an opportunity for having our questions answered. We are very gratefu ...

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miércoles, 31 de marzo de 2010

CANONICAL VISIT OF THE MOTHER GENERAL TO THE VICEPROVINCE CHINA-TAIWAN

To the listening of the Spirit of Jesus

The visit of the Mother General Maria Inez Furtado de Mendoça and her counselor Clara Echarte to the Viceprovince took place from February 18 to March 24. They could visit all the communities, to speak with the Sisters, and to become aware of the different realities where we exercise the apostoli ...

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jueves, 25 de febrero de 2010

THAT TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN MAEBASHI....

Visit of M. General and Ángeles Sebastián

The Philippine community of the Maebashi Parish prepared a simple feast of welcome to Mother General, Angeles and Isabel after the 6:30 p.m. Mass. It was a blessing in an ordinary work day, together about 50 people at the "Aleluya living room" that night. They were also present to greet them some ...

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jueves, 04 de febrero de 2010

ON GOING FORMATION ACTIVITY

ONE MORE TIME... The Yuppies, PLUS the Hippies as they put out into the deep their experience of Emmanuel…

God’s generosity is boundless and limitless. The very proof of this is when Jesus fully embraced the mystery of Incarnation. The Eternal Word assumed human nature, becoming “flesh,” in all its weakness, contradictions and mortality and became like us in all things except for sin. He took human li ...

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viernes, 15 de enero de 2010

ECIP SEMINAR-WORKSHOP IN PREPARATION FOR THE CBCP ANNUAL MEETING & THE 2010 DAY OF PARDON MASS CELEBRATION

The Episcopal Commission on Indigenous Peoples (ECIP) organized seminar-workshops (January 12-13, Davao City for Mindanao & January 15-16, Quezon City for Luzon and Visayas) in preparation for the January 2010 Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) annual meeting and in preparat ...

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martes, 12 de enero de 2010

STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES: openness, availability, brotherhood, affection and trust

Experience of José Antonio Rodríguez, former director of the Mater Purissima college, Madrid, Spain

During three months I have had the opportunity to live together with the Daughters of Jesus in the Philippines. Before anything else I would like to express my gratitutde to all those people who made possible that it is a reality this dream I used to have ever since a pretty long time ago: to th ...

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sábado, 02 de enero de 2010

ANGONO, RIZAL CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES

A. Preparation for Christmas. The spirit of reconciliation and sharing were emphasized in all the groups as a good preparation for Christmas.

  1. Bible Sharing in all our FI BEC (Basic Ecclesial community) centers on how to prepare for the celebration of the Birth of Jesus in ...

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viernes, 18 de diciembre de 2009

INTHISPERIODOFGLOBALCRISIS…

Experience in the multi-cultural community of Joso Catholic Church, Saitama Diocese, Japan

“...Let us deepen our faith and strengthen our community life!” This was the theme the multi-cultural community of Joso Catholic Church, Saitama Diocese, Japan chose when they organized the activity, “WALKFORACAUSE” to end the Liturgical Year and begin the Advent Season. Singing to the tun ...

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domingo, 06 de diciembre de 2009

Welcome to Bangladesh Srs Helen and Malou!

Last November 11, 2009, Helen and Malou arrived in Bangladesh. The community welcomed them heartily and with joy. Who will not be happy to see another two sisters added to the community in Utrail? A warm welcome awaited them too in our parish led by Fr. Francis, SDB, our parish priest who will be ...

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viernes, 23 de octubre de 2009

The force of a typhoon ... and faith of a people

Philippines clings to hope


The typhoon Ondoyer (Ketsana) has gone through the Philippines, snatching lives, destroying villages and plunging into poverty those already immersed in it. Angono has been one of the peoples concerned. There the community of the Daughters of Jesus, who shares the fate of the poor in their or ...

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domingo, 20 de septiembre de 2009

BERROSPE ENCOUNTER 2009

Joso (Japón)

Last month, the Committee for Youth Pastoral and Vocational Ministry of the Vice-Province of Japan organized "Berrospe 2009". It was meant to help young adults get more in touch with themselves, to be more aware of the presence of God within and to introduce to them the Congregation and the life ...