On October 2nd, the Feast Day of the Guardian Angels, we had the grace to receive in our community Mons. Jesús Vidal Chamorro, Auxiliary Bishop of Madrid, who along with two other priests was ordained bishop in the Cathedral of Almudena on the 17th of February.
From September 7th until the 23rd we had the grace to receive our General Superior, M. María Corredentora, in some communities of our Province, Our Lady of Pilar (Spain and France).
On October 7th, 2018, the3 new sisters (Mother María Virgen del Prado Argentina (Local Superior), accompanied by Mother Dolente (Provincial Superior), Sister María del Dulce Nombre and Sister María Shpresa e të Krishterëve of theServants of the Lord and the Virgen of Mataráarrived in Greece to found the new community on the island of Tinos (Τήνος).
For two weeks in June 2018, the Religious Family of the Incarnate Word held a popular mission at St. Jerome Parish in the Bronx, New York. About thirty missionaries from both the IVE and SSVM visited thousands of apartments in the neighborhood to bless homes and prepare for the sacraments. The mission activities included youth and children’s groups along with talks for adults. At the close of the mission, 18 children were baptized and also many began preparation for other sacraments. We give thanks for this apostolate, and we pray for the continued fruits.
On May 31st 2018, we had the grace of celebrating the Consecration to Mary of 9 novices,
Greetings from the “Bold North” of Mankato, MN!