Be patient. God is present even in the spaces of waiting. – Sr Meny, rc. Among the Advent figures shared to us during the Advent Retreat in the Cenacle, Simeon was the figure who spoke to me significantly. He did not rush God or rush himself. He’s a figure […]
Homily from Fr. Arnel Aquino, S.J. on November 19, 2017, 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, at the Cenacle Retreat House. Just a few days ago, I had a conversation with a young guidance counselor. He works in an exclusive school for kids from wealthy families. These families own whole industries that earn […]
Homily by Fr. Joel Liwanag, S.J. on October 22, 2017, 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, at the Cenacle Retreat House. Have you ever been asked a trick question? Have you ever been pushed into a difficult situation wherein, as they say, you were damned if you do, damned if you don’t? […]
Cenacle (L.“Coenaculum”) in Scripture (Acts 1:14), is the place where Jesus celebrated the Last Supper and washed his disciples’ feet, and where Mary and the disciples waited in prayer for the coming of the Holy Spirit after the Ascension. It is where the mission of the Church began when the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost.
In the Spirit of the first Cenacle, the Cenacle Sisters assist in the awakening and deepening of faith with and for the people of our time. Our mission in the world is to make Jesus known and loved through the ministry of retreats, spiritual direction and other spiritual ministries.