The mosaic of our lives

We in India are a beautiful “mosaic,” with all our cultures, religions, and ethnic and linguistic groups. Here, differences are a part of life. We take that for granted, since we’ve all grown up with people of other religions and cultures. For us, it goes without saying that there are going to be differences…and we […]

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Our wishes, and a drawing

And so here we are, at the beginning of 2024…how quickly time passes! What do you wish for? This is the question we of the fraternity of Santiago de Chile asked ourselves. Our wishes? We’re expressing them to you with this drawing which we made together. It is the fruit of a time of prayer […]

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Adapting

For nearly 3 years l.sr. Chantal-Magdeleine has been sharing community life with 35 little sisters, most of whom are quite advanced in age. She’s going at her own pace on the road of letting go and adapting. I ask myself the question, “what is my priority for this day?” And I realize my job in […]

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The ear of the heart

“A sincere desire knows how to touch deeply the chords of our being, which is why it is not extinguished in the face of difficulties or setbacks. Pope Francis In this Easter season, in this time of joy, the Little Sisters of the Biel Fraternity have taken the time to share on the Pope’s catechesis […]

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Toward the unknown

Six months in, here is a patchwork of first impressions from this time of preparation for final vows. We wrote this together, each bringing her own personal experiences: So those are a few of our experiences. I sincerely hope you recognize your own life in ours. Don’t hesitate to write to us to share about […]

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The problem is me

From the time I was very small I’ve been told I have to forgive. Today I’m discovering that forgiving is not so much a moral act as it is above all a new level of awareness. That discovery is the fruit of a process that requires me to go deep into my own self, to […]

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Ubuntu

L.sr Magdeleine used to say to us, “How can we know each other and love each other if we don’t live together?” Perhaps this phrase contains the roots of the dream that the Little Sisters nurtured over time, in trying to imagine a new means of formation before final vows. We responded to this invitation […]

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