La revista Estar se complace en presentar a Lucía Alvear Ramírez, residente en la ciudad de Medellín (Colombia). Autora del libro Secularidad Consagrada en el Magisterio de la Iglesia (Barranquilla, 2015). Miembro del instituto secular Fieles Siervas de Jesús, Instituto de Vida Consagrada de Derecho Pontifcio fundado en Colombia en 1941, por la dirigente de

News from the USA. The Mountaineer. Summer 2020

Dear Friends, feels like I have not accomplished much. I haven‘t put many miles on my car, I haven‘t attended meetings, I haven‘t seen my friends… Oh, how wrong is that interpretation. There have been four months to grow in holiness, to practice patience, to put my trust in God into action.  
Dear Friends, Christ is risen; He is truly risen! He is victorious over death and darkness. What a gift the Easter message is for a world at war with Covid-19. Doesn‘t this feel like a time when we really need to see him in the clouds of heaven, reassuring us of his ever-present love and

Easter 2020

„I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live.” Jn 11, 25 Dear members of Secular Institutes around the world and affected by the coronavirus pandemic, In our „now” we experience the Easter Triduum, the mystery of life overcoming death. On behalf of the Executive Council of
Tres días, una sola noche La liturgia, al referirse a las ceremonias del Triduo Pascual (Jueves Santo, Viernes Santo y Sábado de Gloria), habla de “una única ceremonia dividida en tres días”. Pero también podemos considerarlo como una única noche que representa el itinerario de nuestra propia vida. Todo comienza con la Cena, reunión de
La UISG – Unione Internazionale delle Superiori Generali  ha lanciato un video messaggio invitando ad una giornata di preghiera in tutto il mondo il giorno 22 marzo, per tutte le persone direttamente colpite dal COVID19. Come presidenza della CMIS abbiamo deciso di aderire ed invitiamo anche tutti gli Istituti membri della nostra Conferenza a unirsi
Dear Friends, Lent is a season that calls us to deeper love. Prayer, fasting and almsgiving are practices which the Church offers to us as a stimulus to put things back in order; that is, to place God, who is Love, in the center of our lives once again. We are reminded to follow Jesus’

Letter of the Prefect of CIVCSVA

In this very special Lent, and in light of the pandemic that is devastating our lives, Card. João Braz de Aviz and Archbishop José Rodríguez Carballo, OFM, are close to all consecrated men and women with a letter inviting us to intensify our prayer, but also not to miss offering concrete signs of closeness, respecting

Excellent news from Asia

ACSI Newsletter – December 2019 Dear Friends, Warm greetings of peace to you. May our Lord grant us the grace in this Advent season to prepare our hearts for his coming in and “pitching his tent” in our life. This is the first time a newsletter is being circulated among the members in the Asian
« Ce temps que nous vivons n’est pas seulement une époque de changements,  mais un changement d’époque. » (Pape François) « Le Bureau de la CNISF vous souhaite un très Joyeux Noël et vous adresse tous ses vœux de Bonne et heureuse année 2020 ! » Depuis notre dernière lettre, l’Assemblée de Lourdess’est déroulée. La participation des laïcs de chaque diocèse
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