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sun soleil

sun soleilA call is never an escape, but rather a “going beyond,” a “launching out.”

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migrant desert algerie

migrant desert algerieAlready two weeks ago I wanted to write something about a particular adventure – an adventure about migration;

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oran groupe jeunes

Who is the missionary? The missionary is a person of charity. In order to proclaim to all his brothers and sisters that they are loved by God and are capable of loving, he must show love towards all, giving his life for his neighbour. The missionary is the “universal brother”, bearing in himself the Church’s spirit, her openness to and interest in all peoples and individuals, especially the least and poorest of his brethren. As such, he overcomes barriers and divisions of race, cast or ideology. He is a sign of God’s love in the world – a love without exclusion or partiality Extract from “Redemptoris Missio” of Jean-Paul II (n° 89).

vie religieuse religious life

vie religieuse religious life“The gift of a religious vocation is a wholly gratuitous gift on Gods’ part, and a miracle of his mercy.” Mother Marie-Salomé

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tempête stormOn the 9th September 1869, eight young women from Brittany in the West of France, arrived in Algiers. This was one day later than foreseen due to a very bad storm while they were crossing the Mediterranean. And thus begins the history of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa!

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