Temporary Vows’ Renovation

Temporary Vows’ Renovation

Listen to what God wants from you: “And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6, 8) To me, having renewed my vows -my option of living a religious life- in times of pandemic is to thank my vocation as well as the vocation of my companions Frania, Eveling and Yaneth, who being from different

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DOMINICAN MISSIONARY SISTERS OF THE ROSARY – NICARAGUA Living from Hope

DOMINICAN MISSIONARY SISTERS OF THE ROSARY – NICARAGUA Living from Hope

Dear sisters, please receive our more sincere greeting. From Nicaragua we want to share some of the experiences that we have lived in the last months. Some of us will make it by writing and others by a video that will get to you. We are just like everybody else -as presence of the Congregation in this country- living in hope. As we all know, Nicaragua lives since 2018 under

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Participation in the formation course ‘Preparation for Formation of Companions’  (PAF-Guatemala)

Participation in the formation course ‘Preparation for Formation of Companions’ (PAF-Guatemala)

The experience of PAF (curso de Preparación para Acompañantes de la Formación, in English: course ‘Preparation for Formation of Companions’) has been a great gift received at the beginning of this year. I want to praise the wisdom of these words: “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven…” (Ecclesiastes 3, 1) these words I know them by heart after they were repeated over and

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CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT MATTER…WE SAY YES!

CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT MATTER…WE SAY YES!

We -Angelica Gomez (Mexican) and Onelia Lopez (Guatemalan)- want to share what it means to profess our temporary vows during this pandemic in the Congregation Dominican Missionary Sisters of the Rosary. It has been an event where we have felt welcomed, supported and empowered by God and by all the sisters in the Congregation.   Since our first call in this walk with Jesus along with our brothers and sisters,

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An experience is shared with us from Peru

An experience is shared with us from Peru

This community of elders is called Ascension Nicol and Ramon Zubieta. The nine sisters who form the community greet you. Some with more and others with less limitations due to our age, but we are all conscious. We are spending our quarantine in good conditions and being wonderfully served by two paramedics, one in the day shift and the other in the night shift. In addition, there are other employees

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A reflection is shared with us from the Philippines

A reflection is shared with us from the Philippines

The Asian continental novitiate in Manila shares with us the following reflection: The Silent MasterIn the day there was a great master, who is silent and extremely brilliant.He started his trip from Wuhan to Italy and now he is everywhere.While he arrives to a country the whole world participates, crying with sadness.He took some lives in silence.Many meetings, churches, schools, hotels and dormitories were shut down immediately.The time has come,

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DO NOT BE AFRAID BECAUSE I AM WITH YOU

DO NOT BE AFRAID BECAUSE I AM WITH YOU

We have been experienced this pandemic, Covid-19, for almost half a year. People lost their loved ones daily here and there. Everywhere there is a solitude moan. We are afraid ourselves of losing one of our loved ones and we are also afraid of dying without our relatives next to us. On the other hand, we are always reminding that these fears will only lead us to a futile anxiety.

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From the Democratic Republic of the Congo

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Do we fight Coronavirus using vaccines or by changing our mentality? One of the articles in the last IDI (598) of May 2020 by Neil Mitchell, OP, caught my attention and it has made me to reflect on how we can defeat this wicked pandemic. We already know the world’s reaction -especially in Africa- in relation to the possibilities of developing vaccines against Covid-19. As Africans, we have lived horrible

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From Ecuador…

From Ecuador…

Two former students from the Dominican Missionary Sisters of the Rosary shared: EXPERIENCE LIVED DURING THE PANDEMIC. In the last week of March, the pandemic broke out in Guayaquil, a port city of 2,3 million inhabitants, where almost half of the Covid-19 cases in Ecuador took place. You can see the horror and the tragedy. Fear is felt everywhere, and families wander in the city knocking doors to get a

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