Little Sisters of Jesus

FROM OUR STORE OF TREASURES - Northern Ireland

Emiko at Charity shopEmiko at Charity shopSometimes we use the word "pearls" for the stories we tell each other of meeting God in our daily experiences. In the course of our lives as Little Sisters we have collected a vast treasure house full of such pre¬cious gems. Here are three from our sisters in northern Ireland: 1-Who Welcomes Whom? I am Emiko, a Little Sister from Japan who has lived in our com¬munity near the town of Downpatrick for over ten years.
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'And God saw that it was good' - Portobello

George Hilda and CecileGeorge Hilda and CecilePortobello - The story of daily kindness among our neighbours.
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Plums Galore!

Plum jam and goodiesPlum jam and goodiesIt is harvest time in our local London Hackney park. Red plums, black plums, yellow plums, round plums, long oval plums, big plums, little plums, forming carpets of delicious fruit under the trees and inviting all passers-by to gather from their abundance. It is a mystery why so many varieties of wild plums could grow in this one particular spot! This abundance and variety so freely offered to all is an image of our neighbourhood. We come from every continent and culture. We love variety and there is always more to discover and enjoy
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Visit of Pope Francis to Morocco, March 30 and 31, 2019

Pope Francis MoroccoPope Francis MoroccoWhat a joy to welcome the Pope “to our home”! It was an emotional and grace-filled time, a real gift! He came to reassure us in our faith, revive our hope, and stimulate us. And he helped us to appreciate once again the richness of our life in this country. We awaited Pope Francis’ visit with great joy, hoping that following his visit to the United Arab Emirates in February 2019, this visit would mark a new stage in Muslim-Christian relations. And our expectations were not disappointed!
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Catharine :Thirty years on the 13th floor.

View from our tower block flatView from our tower block flat
Bernadette Kehoe who works for the Congregation for Religious pays a visit to Gospel night at the Little sisters in their Tower block.
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Would you like to go to Syria?

Nadine SyriaNadine SyriaA young sister reflects on her 'yes' or 'no' to stay in Syria and deepening the meaning in her life for Br Charles' prayer of abandon.
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Tokyo-Itabashi

During this time of Lent as we pray for our dead, we wish to share with you the fate of our friend Okashita, who was condemned to death and executed on April 10, 2008, just 10 years ago.
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The fruitful announcement borne of renouncing

When I was requested to write a book about Charles de Foucauld, the editor made the point of asking me to avoid any mention of penance and sacrifice. "Nobody wants to hear about that." I followed her recommendation but took note, because there's often something interesting hidden in those things we "don't want to hear about." Penance and sacrifice are not a secondary aspect of Brother Charles' life.
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