Handmaid’s World Youth Day Ignatian Reflection

We want to share with you the Ignatian experiment being conducted by Sisters Jessica and Michelle, who are attending MAGIS in Poland. As you take time to reflect and meditate upon its message, we hope it brings you encouragement in your faith walk and in enduring life’s trials and struggles. Please remember to keep the Handmaids attending MAGIS and World Youth Day in your prayers. The Handmaid’s World Youth Day Ignatian Reflection Experiment: “From a renewed understanding of the spiritual tradition of “reparation”, in this experiment we will touch reverently upon the wounds and brokenness in our own lives, in…

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Photos from MAGIS 2016

Sharing some personal photos from MAGIS! Sister Jessica Kerber & Sister Michelle Cimaroli gathered in Lodz, Poland, below! Over a thousand young adults gathered from around the world and there are about 120 participants from Jesuit schools throughout the US as well. Here are photos from the Handmaid’s particular MAGIS experiment. In their group are people from the US, Singapore, Argentina, Uraguay and Mauritius. It is an amazing and diverse group of young people who are eager and willing to share their faith and culture. “It is a powerful witness to see how the following of Christ is lived and…

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Handmaids July Travel to MAGIS

We are excited to share some of the Handmaids’ summer travel plans with you… Sr. Jessica Kerber and Sr. Michelle Cimaroli of the Handmaid USA Province will be traveling to Poland in mid-July to be a part of MAGIS, a Jesuit initiative, which congregates young people of ages 18-30 from all over the world who are interested in Ignatian spirituality. The central focus of the program is Jesus Christ and the purpose of the entire event is to help you meet Him, experience His unconditional love and discover His presence in your everyday life. MAGIS offers an opportunity to share…

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Prayer for the Nation’s Peace

Today, we would like to share the local Philadelphia Archdiocese news and prayer request. The Knights of Columbus have initiated a campaign encouraging all of us to join in praying for peace this July 14-22 in the wake of the recent violence toward citizens and police throughout the nation over the last several days. These tragic actions need prayer to bring them to an end and to provide comfort and healing as well as help with future resolutions of peace. Please participate in the novena by offering the following Prayer for Peace of St. Francis of Assisi for each of…

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day weekend from the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, USA Province! We pray for God’s protection over our nation as we remember all those who have sacrificed for our freedom on this day. We wish you a blessed 4th of July spent close with loved ones and safe summer travels! Stay tuned to hear more of our own summer travel stories and learn more about the ways we carry out God’s plan for our lives in helping those in need of love, encouragement, knowledge, resources and so much more. Thank you always for your generous support…

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