Many pilgrims from all over the country and around the world came together to celebrate the importance of the family in Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection.” According to the World Meeting of Families website, over 21,000 attended this event, making it the largest World Meeting of Families Congress in our history. The theme of the World Meeting of Families was “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the...Read more
Mother Boniface Spirituality Center, located on 3501 Solly Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia is offering an overnight retreat: Spiritual Gifts Inventory: Your Tools for Evangelization on December 5-6, 2015. The retreat begins at 10 a.m. Saturday morning and concludes following Mass and Noon Dinner on Sunday. This Advent retreat is a time to discover the gifts you already have – gifts to give away, not just at Christmas, but all year, every year. In addition to taking the self-administered spiritual gifts Inventory, we will spend time in prayer, meditation and...Read more
“For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:15-17)
God so loved us that He gave His only Son for us. How often have we heard those words repeated? Every time we participate in the Mass, we are reminded of this most tremendous gift – indeed, the greatest gift of all – bestowed on us by our heavenly Father, that of the gift of His Son – and...Read more
May the Grace and Peace of the Holy Spirit be with us forever!
Dear Missionary Friend,
All Souls' Day is a time for remembrances of those who we have known who are no longer with us. These include countless loved ones, such as spouses, parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins and close friends who have touched our lives deeply and significantly. They also include special acquaintances such as neighbors, teachers, and members of the clergy as well as anyone who had contributed to our social,...Read more
Entrance into Candidacy Ceremony held in Mexico City on August 16, 2015
Cecilia Torres and Guadalupe (Lupe) Hernández were officially received as Candidates of the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity in a beautiful ceremony on August 16, 2015. General Custodian, Sr. Joan Marie Keller, MSBT traveled from the Motherhouse in Philadelphia, PA to the cenacle in Mexico City to personally receive the young women on behalf of the community. Cecilia and Lupe have been with our MSBT sisters in Mexico City since August 2014 during a period of discernment called...Read more
Attention all Young Adults!! If you are between the ages of 18-35 and looking for a way to fellowship with other Catholic young adults in the Northeast Philadelphia area, consider becoming a part of our new Catholic Young Adult Group named Fire of Faith . Check out some of our upcoming programs and retreats! Make sure to like our new Facebook page at: “ NE Philly: Fire of Faith Young Adults ”
The Mission Advancement Staff would like to congratulate the 2015 Jubilarians!
1945 - 2015 70 Years Sister Anne Boniface Doyle 1955 - 2015 60 Years Sister Mary Virginia Morris Sister Francis Katherine Saring 1965 - 2015 50 Years Sister Nancy Bacci Sister Rosita Marie Bauza Sister Maria Lauren Donohue Sister Marie Frechette Sister Judith Jones Sister John Christopher Langford 1990 - 2015 25 Years Sister Rose Marie Martell
Here is a picture of the children in one of our chapels. There is always a need to support these efforts.
May the grace and peace of the Holy Spirit be with you forever!
Dear Missionary Friend,
One of our Missionary Servants of the Blessed Trinity, Sr. Maria Lauren Donohue, wrote about the ministries she holds close to her heart and I wanted to share these experiences with you. It vividly portrays some of the...Read more
At the May 2015 convention of the Academy of Catholic Theology in Washington D.C., Sr. Sara Butler MSBT was elected president for the coming year (2015-2016). Her primary responsibility will be the preparations for the 2016 convention. Sr. Sara is a founding member of the Academy. It is defined by its decision to pursue excellent scholarship according to the method of Catholic theology. Sr. Sara continues in ministry at Mother Boniface Spirituality Center's Evangelization Office. She is also professor...Read more