Each Saturday evening the community, led by a Sister, leads the ’Lectio Divina’ focusing on the Gospel for the following day. ’Lectio Divina’ is a process of spiritual reading, slow meditative, listening and responding to the Word of God. It is fundamental to the monastic life of prayer, together with the seven hours of prayer time in the monastery.
Sr. Ana Rita made her first profession on December 17, 2017 in the monastery of the Immaculate Conception in Itu, Brasil. Fr. Louis Carlos de Oliveira C.Ss.R. was the main celebrant and Br. Jefferson Nunes C.Ss.R. was the preacher. Fr. Marcelo Concienzao Araujo, C.Ss.R., elected Coordinator of the Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean was present, as well as numerous C.Ss.R.novices from all over Brasil. (more…)