On the Feast of the Presentation Agustina Agapito Contreras entered Candidacy with the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity. As part of the official vocation discernment process, Candidacy is a period of intentional growth in knowledge of the faith, deepening of spiritual life, self-knowledge, and in discernment to the particular call as a Missionary […]
I had the pleasure of being present for a beautiful Liturgy of the Word held at Our Lady of Carmel Parish in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This is the Parish where our MSBT Sisters in Ponce worship. They told me “the Magi are coming at 11:00 AM!” I had no idea of the treat I was […]
I am writing this on December 15th, the anniversary of her death. I met Sister Marie Gaffney when I was 15 years old. I came from Brooklyn to Philadelphia to take part in the Summer School of Catholic Action held each July at the Motherhouse. Marie was a newly professed Sister. She worked with the […]
Life as a Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity often involves entering new and different environments and cultures. As a young sister I was asked to go to San Juan Bautista Parish in Cleveland, Ohio. It was a non-territorial parish serving the Spanish speaking parishioners from a variety of countries and cultures, the majority […]
My life as a Missionary Servant has been filled with so many blessings. I have been involved in pastoral ministry with the focus on Religious Education. The ministry has been in a variety of settings from the very rural islands of Alaska to downtown Manhattan, from diocesan offices to local parishes, from north in Connecticut […]
We call it the “Cenacle in Heaven” and gratefully believe that our departed Sisters and Brothers of the Cenacle Family are there! One Sister in particular I would like to mention is Sister Marilyn Salamone. She died in August of 1985 after a six-year fight with breast cancer.