|Venerating the ancient and miraculous image of Our Lady of Consolation|
|A tour around the monastery garden|
|A visit in the Troostbasilica|
|Looking up at the bronze image above the entrance of the basilica|
|Celebrating the Holy Eucharist with the community|
|Looking at some ancient books in our archives|
|Reading a bull with the signature of our holy founder, |
Blessed John Soreth
|Looking at some important archive documents|
|Signing the Gulden "Guest" Book|
|A souvenir pose before Fr. General and Fr. Jonas, OCD, left for Sweden.|
Thank you very much, Fr. General and Fr Jonas, for your valuable visit to our community!
We look forward to your next visit...
|We ended our Christmas celebration with a play entitled, "The Visitors"|
depicting the visit of the 3 wise men from the East, otherwise known as the 3 Kings.
|The two youngest sisters in the community portraying the role |
of Mary (Sr. Marie Paul Thérèse) and Joseph (Sr. Maria Socoro)
|The 3rd candle in the Advent wreath has been lighted.|
"Have courage! Have patience! The Lord is coming very soon.
|Sr. Maria Socoro and Sr. Marie Paul Thérèse posing before our improvised Jubilee door|
at the entrance to the recreation room.
|The whole community passed through this door |
before we started with our paraliturgy to close the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
|Here we gathered around for the penitential rite and to welcome the Advent Season.|
|Sr Socoro lighted the Pascal candle to begin the peninential rite|
|while Sr Paul Therese lighted the candle of the advent wreath while the community sang:|
" O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. "