Maria es Servita

Maria es Servita

Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, es nuestra Fundadora y Patrona de la Orden de los Siervos de María. Los Siete Santos Fundadores siguieron las instrucciones de Ella, inspirados por el Espíritu Santo.    La Virgen Maria representa un estilo de evange...

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What Is God’s Will for Me?

What Is God’s Will for Me?

Presentation by Fr. John Fontana, O.S.M. – Finding God’s will is not a treasure hunt or a search for a plan that God has already prepared for me. Rather I am invited into a cooperative partnership with God, through which I learn God’s hopes and dream...

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Embracing One’s Own Mission – Moses

Embracing One’s Own Mission – Moses

By reading these chapters of Exodus 3 – 34 slowly and sharing Moses’ journey I will find parallels between him and me, his mission and mine. Moses received his call from God while he was watching a burning brush: “I must go over and look at this rem...

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Celebrating Mary’s Birthday

Celebrating Mary’s Birthday

by Paulette Martin, OSSM Celebrando el cumpleaños de María   One of the first articles of our rule of life to grab my heart was #29, the directive to celebrate principal Marian feasts as family occasions. What more fitting family celebration than a mothe...

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Ecology from a Nihilist Point of View for an Ecology that is Open and Transparent, by Fra Clodovis M. Boff, O.S.M.

Ecology from a Nihilist Point of View for an Ecology that is Open and Transparent, by Fra Clodovis M. Boff, O.S.M.

Presentation by Fra. Clodovis M. Boff, O.S.M. 6th International UNIFAS Conference July 7 – 14, Rio De Janeiro Brazil Premises Nihilism is a concept that affirms life is without meaning and consequently of little or no value. In this perspective nature is...

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Giver of Life: Whirling Through the Cosmos in Pain and Hope, by Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ

Giver of Life: Whirling Through the Cosmos in Pain and Hope, by Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ

Presentation by Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ 6th International UNIFAS Conference July 7 – 14, 2010, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Introduction In the previous talk, dear friends and fellow Christians, we explored the meaning of Jesus Christ for ecological spirituality an...

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Deep Incarnation: Prepare To Be Astonished by Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

Deep Incarnation: Prepare To Be Astonished by Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

Presentation by Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ 6th International UNIFAS Conference July 7 – 14, 2010, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Introduction Consider two images of the natural world. One is the by‐now familiar photo of our planet taken from space: a blue marble s...

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Lean On Me, by Joyce Rupp, OSM

Lean On Me, by Joyce Rupp, OSM

Joyce Rupp, OSM writer, international retreat leader, and conference speaker.

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Mary, Lowly Servant of Creation, by F. Javier Orozco, PhD, OFS

Mary, Lowly Servant of Creation, by F. Javier Orozco, PhD, OFS

Presentation by F. Javier Orozco, PhD, OFS Videos, Discussion Questions and PrayerServite Coalition for Justice, 25th Anniversary Conference at Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery, Chicago, Illinois, 2009 Gathering Prayer | Closing Prayer | Salve Regina Part One Dis...

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Kindness, by Joyce Rupp, OSM

Kindness, by Joyce Rupp, OSM

In past years, I have often led retreat days based on the theme of “Cultivating Kindness.” It is a topic that remains ever fresh for me. As I reflect on “kindness” I am both comforted and challenged. Comforted because the topic conjures up significant ...

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