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Happy new year from Father Pernet !

«I was wondering this morning what a good year was. According to me, and according to the almanac, it is a year when the seasons are in their place and each one produces its effect with a view to the general good, or to the overall good of the year. First of all, there must…
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Will we be “sowers of hope”?

Happy Christmas 2019 ! Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins. A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare…
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The mission of the Little Sisters at Mpasa- Kinshasa

“I have seen the poverty of my people” It is now two years since we have been settled in the district of Mpasa, a suburb of the town of Kinshasa.  Today, we have the joy of sharing with you our experience and the discoveries we have made in this new reality.  Many doors have since…
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A missionary experience in Vietnam

A time to center one’s heart I was sent to Vietnam, to such a different people that from the very first day I was there… I immediately felt at home! How was this possible?  This is a mystery; the only thing I know is that I was blessed to be able to adapt so well…
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The Pope in Madagascar in september 2019

 Bearer of the theme: “Sower of Peace and Hope” For many weeks, our entire country had been preparing spiritually for this long-awaited visit through prayer in religious, parish, diocesan and other communities. Our whole country had also prepared this visit materially and politically. Our President had set up 700 police officers, 200 surveillance cameras, to…
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LITLLE SISTERS OF ASSUMPTION IN MISSION OUTREACH TO MEXICO

Two years ago as Yolanda was leaving on one of her trips to Mexico, we joked that Nina and myself would go too! It was just an idea then, and now two years later, that idea is a reality! Yolanda is convinced that our spirituality and charism is valid for all those who wish to…
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Mission in a mental health care center in Bobo Dioulasso.

Notre Dame de l’Espérance is a centre which welcomes, heals and rehabilitates mentally ill persons who are homeless in Bobo Dioulasso. Sisters María de Lurdes Mendes Pereira and Anne Nguyen Thi Tuyên, LSA, share with us their experience  One year after my arrival in Burkina, I was asked to work with mentally ill persons. At…
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Solitude and communion

The AOLA (Association of Our Lady of the Assumption)* gathered around this theme in an international meeting from august 6 to 16, 2019 at the Mother House of the Little Sisters of the Assumption. We experienced this session as a pilgrimage, a desert crossing, in the company of Adam, Elijah, Zacchaeus, the disciples of Emmaus…
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A Little Sister of the Assumption at the “Arch of Jean Vanier”

My name is Yvette, I just made my perpetual vows in the DRC on August 31. As part of my preparation, I was offered a 3-month apostolic training at “L’Arche de Jean Vanier“. This is the time to share my experience with you. Indeed, the Arche is a centre that welcomes people with mental and…
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Session sur le sujet de l'économie et la vie religieuse dans la famille de l'Assomption

The Assumption in Madagascar deepens its relationship with the economy

The economic subject in our religious life : a mirror of our vow of poverty Maybe you’ve never been on a plane before? If so, you will understand without difficulty; if not, the experience lived with Didier allowed us to take a first flight! Indeed, without even having had time to fasten our seatbelts, we…
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