At the end of the Year dedicated to the Consecrated Life, six young girls profess their first vows in the Congregation of Our Lady of Sion, Jerusalem. With a simple sentence, these young girls have taken an important commitment. “Yes, I am ready to accept this call.” They said yes to life of poverty, celibacy and obedience to God and to the principles of the congregation to which they belong. The commitment has been accompanied by a prayer. “Father, send down Your Spirit upon me, so that, following Mary’s example, I accept your word. Father, enkindle in me a response of love and faithfulness. “ These six young girls, formerly novices, professed their first vows in the community of Our Lady of Sion. They came from Guatemala, the Philippines, Egypt and Brazil, and have spent two years in Jerusalem. JOEY EDUVANE, Philippines “We have studied and even made apostolic experiences in Jerusalem; some of us in Poland and Egypt. We are very grateful and we give glory to God for this day.” The commitment was …
Video from our visit in the Light of mercy Center in Phnom Penh in 2013 run by the Jesuit Service Cambodia
A video from our visit in 2013. More than just a circus, Phare performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern. The young circus artists will astonish you with their energy, emotion, enthusiasm and talent. Phare artists are students and graduates from Phare Ponleu Selpak’s (www.phareps.org) vocational training center in Battambang.
West meets East is a nice project to empower silk weaving women. www.ockpoptok.com
Video from our time in Thailand with Bodo at Elephant Special Tours. https://www.elephant-tours.de
Barbara manages to saddle her elephant.
Barbara is bathing and saddening her elephant.