OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19

OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The novel corona virus disease (Covid-19) that has been ravaging the world has thrown normal life out of gear for millions of people in India too with mounting number of infections and casualties.  National lock down was clamped on 24 March in a bid to protect the country and the citizens from the virulent virus. The national lock-down helped significantly to containing the spread of the virus and preventing the

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THE SURPRAISING PRESENCE OF GOD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PANDEMIC IN THE WALKING TOWARDS SACRAMENTAL LIFE

THE SURPRAISING PRESENCE OF GOD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PANDEMIC IN THE WALKING TOWARDS SACRAMENTAL LIFE

In the middle of this sanitary crisis of Covid-19, a group of young people who study at DUOC UC (Higher education institute in Chile) keep their decision and option to maintain their preparation to get their sacraments in an online way (Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation). For them it was a time of great challenge, and above all, a commitment with their sacramental formation, since they had to find balance

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RESPONSIBILITIES IN TIMES OF CRISIS AND DEEPENING OF THE GUADALUPE’S SPIRIT

RESPONSIBILITIES IN TIMES OF CRISIS AND DEEPENING OF THE GUADALUPE’S SPIRIT

“Education and evangelization are today -more than ever before- interrelated” O.P. We are in the middle of a pandemic, which undoubtedly will remain in our retina for many more years; the pandemic has brought a series of adaptations within society, such as knowing adequately our emotions, reflecting on a social level, questioning our educational commitment and to recognize the responsibilities that we as educators cannot overlook. Today, in times of

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THE PATH IS MADE AS YOU WALK

THE PATH IS MADE AS YOU WALK

We all have experienced the passage of the pandemic in our lives, communities and mission throughout the year.   In Kirigueti (Peruvian jungle) we have had time at the beginning of the year to make a good planning of the pastoral work for the two parishes and to visit native communities of lower Urubamba. When we tried to carry out what we had planned and make our first trips, confinement

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INSPIRING DECALOGUE FOR THE NEW CONSECRATED COMMUNITY FROM FRATELLI TUTTI

INSPIRING DECALOGUE FOR THE NEW CONSECRATED COMMUNITY FROM FRATELLI TUTTI

Compromise with the plurality Or what is the same, with the novelty of the Spirit. This is the moment in which consecrated life should be educated in one of its clearer vitality principles to overcome inertia that is always present. It is still perceived the belief that determined cultures answer to the charismas, while others are incapable of doing it. Religious families’ decentralization -which is evident from the quantitative point

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MY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

The wonderful experience I lived as teacher in Santa Rosa school in Puno, south of Peru at 3,824 meters above sea level is a milestone in my professional, missionary and personal life. Paraphrasing Mother Ascension Nicol “I have never felt so close to God as in those sixteen months in the mountain.” From that place I embraced the educational project “To educate from life for life” as a consolidation of

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THE CHALLENGE OF BEING A GOOD TEACHER IN PANDEMIC TIMES!

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING A GOOD TEACHER IN PANDEMIC TIMES!

The great professor Luis Jaime Cisneros said: “…few people talk about learning quality and the learning quality depends on the teaching quality and the teaching quality depends on the work with teachers.”   What Luis Jaime Cisneros states is undoubtedly a great truth, but for achieving it there are many factors that intervene, which must be combined correctly to mark our students and for us to be unforgettable teachers. It

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FROM CUSCO COMMUNITY MARIA ANTONIENTA SHARES WITH US:

FROM CUSCO COMMUNITY MARIA ANTONIENTA SHARES WITH US:

Dear sisters, every time that we share our experiences by sitting around a table, in our house, in a hall, in a road or walking on the street, we weave friendship and we grow in listening attitudes.   In this pandemic time shared by the whole world, we miss all the spaces for free that means of communication used to provide us. I do not know if these spaces have

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A REWARDING WEEK OF LEARNING ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS

A REWARDING WEEK OF LEARNING ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS

From 7th – 11th September, all the novices from 1st and 2nd year participated in a formation about human rights for a week. This formation was delivered by by Mosaiko, an institute for citenzenship. Mosaiko is an institution that belongs to the Dominican friars that facilitates seminaries about Human Rights to diverse social groups as well as schools. Its objective is to raise awareness among citizens about their rights. The

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QUILENGUES MISSION: STILL OPERATES EVEN WHEN COVID19’S RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTEED

QUILENGUES MISSION: STILL OPERATES EVEN WHEN COVID19’S RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTEED

For us, the Dominican Missionary Sisters of the Rosary, the year 2020 in Quilengues mission started just like any other year. We had a planning already done and we were with good spirit, hoping of course that God’s mercy and the Holy Spirit’s presence were with us all year long, so then all of our good purposes related to the mission would become true. Surprised by the restrictions imposed by

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