Homily from Fr. Mario Francisco, S.J. on January 1, 2018, Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, at the Cenacle Retreat House. I pose what may seem an unlikely question to each of you, from the youngest in body to the young at heart: What is your wish […]
May the beauty of God’s love greet you in the unexpected places, and may the hope of God’s nearness find you even in the smallest joys. A Blessed Christmas & a Happy New Year! Prayers and Love, Cenacle Sisters (Philippines)
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 […]
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.