Already in our everyday life we find a guiding example and a strong inspiration in Mary Ward. This is even more true in difficult, dark times.
On his Twitter account, the Holy Father proposes a passage from his encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” https://twitter.com/vaticannews
The Mary Ward Family is united in prayer for peace. We join Pope Francis’ call to prayer and make 2 March – Ash Wednesday – a day of prayer and fasting for peace in our communities too. Pray together with us and all people who long for peace: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2022-02/pope-announces-2-march-as-day-of-prayer-and-fasting-for-ukraine.html
Helpless and bewildered, we watch the news from Ukraine. We continue to pray for peace, for our sisters in Ukraine and for all people there. We pray to the Lord, against all better knowledge we place our hope. Please join us in prayer – with your own words or with the prayer for peace of
It’s the 23 and together with the Mary Ward family worldwide we pray for the cause of our foundress, the venerable Mary Ward: Mary Ward, pray for us and give us your spirit!
There is so much talking – but how best to interact with our fellow human beings? Mary Ward has some good advice for us.
Here below you can find a prayer request for Ukraine from both leadership teams of CJ and IBVM. There is the great fear of another war and both leadership teams of the IBVM and the CJ support this request very strongly hoping that war can be avoided and that negotiations of the political leaders will
Mary Ward left us many words of wisdom. We continue our series with important quotes of our foundress.
On 25 and 27 January 2022, Sr. Elisabeth Cotter IBVM (Vice Postulator) and Sr. Elena Gatica Romero CJ (Postulator) met online with the Contact Persons for the Cause of Mary Ward. Here are some impressions of two participants: Online meeting on the Cause of Beatification of Mary Ward The second group of Contact Persons for
Dear friends “The Power of care – women, economy and human trafficking” is the theme for the 8th International Day of Prayer and Reflection against human trafficking, on the 8th of February, 2022. Join our IBVM/CJ Vigil prayer on this occasion here, starting 4PM CET: https://youtu.be/Ghun481hu1g. Here is a flyer you can use for your
We continue our weekly dive into the spirituality of venerable Mary Ward. Thank you to Sr Sieglinde from Munich (Middle European Province) for the inspiring pictures.
On Saturday 29th January, to celebrate Mary Ward Week, a Eucharistic celebration was organised in Via Nomentana 250 in Rome, attended by the two General Leadership Teams of CJ and IBVM, the Community of Rome, lay collaborators and religious and non-religious friends of our great Mary Ward family. The Mass was presided over by Fr.
On 1st February, Sr. Lucia Boasa, who belongs to the LEP Province and is already the General Bursar, began her new mission as Sister in Charge of the Community in Rome. Sr. Lucia replaces Sr. Xénia Krainiak to whom we would like to extend our warmest thank you for having led her mission as Sister
After having spent quality time in reflecting on Mary Ward Week Booklet from 23rd January to 30th January 2022, we the Generalate communities of both the CJ and the IBVM gathered together on 29th January 2022 at CJ Generalate to celebrate the Death Anniversary of our foundress Venerable Mary Ward. To share the real joy
Today is the World Day of Consecrated Life and we want to celebrate it with this video of Pope Francis. For all other languages use the link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEpRdIJJV1vsNycX2xO8jClYIlyCPj4RV.