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Our Lady of Chartres Convent Factory Line Assembly of Face Shields

Our Lady of Chartres Convent, Philippine Province
Makes Factory Line Assembly of Face Shields
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St. Paul University Philippines
SPUP was the featured cover of Higher Education Digest
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Rue des Lisses Community, Chartres, France
made dandelion syrup/tea and protective washable masks and caps
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SPC Seoul Response
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SPC Daegu Response
to COVID-19 Crisis
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SPC Switzerland

"Looking to the future, hoping, singing Easter
in the middle of the night..."
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Mission Send-Off of Sr. Marie Ky

During Vespers, a simple mission send-off was held at the Generalate Chapel on October 8, 2020 for Sr. Marie Ky, a missionary in Rome but re-missioned to France.

Prior to this, on the last week of September another mission-send off for Sr. Marthe Ny and Sr. Justine was also held.  They were assigned to France also.

Commemoration of the Arrival
of the First SPC Missionaries in Indonesia

The Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres in Indonesia held a Thanksgiving Eucharistic Celebration to commemorate the arrival of the first missionaries in Indonesia. 

Indonesia despite a Muslim country is also blessed of Christian vocation in our congregation.

Closure of the Torpignattara Community in Rome

After 90 years of presence and service in Torpignattara. The Paschal dimension of our life and mission is an inevitable reality. The property has been entrusted to the Diocese of Rome.

A thanksgiving mass was held at Sta Maria Medtriace Parish on September 19, 2020.

God’s Outpouring Blessing in SPC Congo

Five years ago, the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres (SPC) started its mission in Congo Brazzaville, the Republic of Congo. Two communities were established: in Mbota which is a pastoral center and in Mvouti where a dispensary, a nursery school, and a formation house were set up by the missionaries from the Philippines, Thailand, Madagascar, and Haiti and later from another sister in Vietnam.

After 5 years of toil and challenges, they held their first profession ceremony for their two young sisters.

SPC Congo is under the auspices of the Generalate.

The Christmas in August,
The Exhibition to Save the Earth
by Sr. Jo Kyu-hee (Elizabeth)

In the world where everything seems to have stopped due to COVID-19, a global pandemic that swept the world, Sr. Elizabeth's (Seoul Province) hands had moved busily to prepare an exhibition to give peace and comfort to those who are depressed by the limited activities and a bad economy caused by COVID-19.

SPC Generalate Chaplain was appointed Bishop by Pope Francis

On Thursday, July 23, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Félicien Ntambue Kasembe, CICM to shepherd the people of God in  Kabinda Diocese, Democratic Republic of Congo which has been vacant since October 2018.

Bishop Félicien has been serving as one of the General Councilors of the Scheutists since 2017. He is one of the CICM priests who celebrates mass for the sisters in the Generalate.

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PéléVTT Marian Pilgrimage in France

PéléVTT is a Marian Pilgrimage for the intergenerational evangelization of young people from ages 11-18 years old. They visit Marian shrines or cathedrals using the motorbikes.

Sr. Marie Bénédicte SPC, is a young missionary sister from Danang, Vietnam. Missioned in France, she participates in the yearly Marian pilgrimage team by motorbike known as PéléVTT. Sr Anne Christina, a young sister in temporary vow and 3 aspirants: Anne, Marthe and Catherine join her for this year's mountain biking pilgrimage.

SPC Thailand, Alive in Faith

Thailand, a Buddhist country with only 0.46% Catholics all over the country, calls for a great feat to promote vocation. And even amidst the pandemic crisis, the SPC Formation Program in Thailand for young sisters was fully alive.

Seminars and activities for bible studies to enrich and cultivate their faith and vocation were shared among the young sisters led by Sr. Theresa Punnachet.

Jubilee Celebration at the Generalate

On the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, Sister Marie DANG Thi Le Thuy and Sr. Marthe Rose NGUYEN Thi Hong Hoa had a simple silver and golden jubilee celebration respectively at the chapel in the Generalate. Sr. Marie Thuy is a missionary from Saigon assigned in our new community in Crotone while Sr. Marthe Rose from Danang is assigned at Torpignatarra.

SPC Congo: Reception Ceremony

On the evening of June 29, Feast of the Sts. Peter and Paul, SPC Congo held a Reception Ceremony of the 2 new novices as well as the reception of the crucifix of the Postulant. At present there are 2 second year novices, 2 new first year novices and one postulant. SPC Congo accepts aspirants only every 2 years so as to be able to give an intensive focused formation for the group of novices and postulants in formation.

Archdiocese of Daegu, Koinonia: Pope Francis’ "Program on The Life of Faith”

The office for the young people of the Archdiocese of Daegu, organized a faith program activity for the children to make their life meaningful even if they just stay in their respective homes. This is the “Program of the Life of Faith” inspired by Pope Francis during his message to the young people for the XXXV World Youth Day 2020 which aims to foster their daily faith.

Mother Goretti's Letter

An invitation to a worldwide solidarity and prayer

Sr. Jo Kyu-hee, Silver Prize Awardee

Sr. Jo Kyu-hee from Seoul Province won the silver prize award during the 40th International Contemporary Art Exhibition.

SPC Formators from Australia and East Timor

Join the Formation Program organized by UISG.

New Students in Rome

The new students who were sent by their Provincial Superiors to study in Rome this year are from Vietnam: Danang and Saigon; and from South Korea: Daegu and Seoul.

They are Sr. Angela Yee (Daegu), Sr. Elizabeth Yang and Sr. Martina Kim (Seoul), Sr. Therese Cuong (Saigon), Sr. Marie Tran (Saigon), Sr. Lucie (Saigon) and Sr. Therese Phuong (Saigon).

Sr. Marie Uyen Finished Her Studies In Angelicum

Sr. Marie Thi Minh Uyen NGUYEN from Saigon Province (Vietnam) successfully defended her Masteral Thesis in Biblical Theology on her course, "The Paradox of the Cross in Pauline Letter" in Angelicum University.

Sr. Jean Cattin Shows a Simple Spleen Exercise

This very short video of Sr Jeanne Cattin from the Peru-Colombia district shows us a simple exercise in the left hand for at least 10 stimulations per day. This simple exercise or reflexology stimulates the spleen and prevents the body from absorbing germs, infections or any virus.

Renewal of Vows of Juniors in Rome

Sister Marie Huan of Hanoi, Vietnam and Sister Esperança of East Timor renewed their vows on February 2, 2020 at the Generalate Chapel. Very Rev. Charles Phukuta Khonde, CICM was the presider of the Holy Eucharistic celebration.

A 2nd SPC School was opened at UAE

On September 16, 2015, St. Mary’s Catholic High School, in Muhaisnah, Dubai was inaugurated. A Catholic school dedicated to the formation of the whole person - education in faith, academic excellence in a caring environment, and community service in charity. This is the first school on the frontier run by our sisters of the Philippine Province. On January 28, 2020, a second school, another branch of St. Mary's High School was opened at Ras Al Khaimah (one of the seven emirates of the UAE).

Sr. Maria Anunciata Sta. Ana, Recipient of National Artist Award

Sister Maria Anunciata Sta. Ana, Dean of the College of Music and the Performing Arts of St. Paul University in Manila, was awarded Patron of the Arts 2019 on December 12, 2019 by Cardinal Chito Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, who has just been appointed Cardinal Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Opening of New Community in Crotone, Italy

A new community was opened last December 6, 2019 in the Diocese of Crotone, Southern part of Italy. The new community is composed of three sisters from Vietnam, from the Provinces of Danang, Saigon and Hanoi.

Sr. Veronica Yong gave a Conference on "Christe Redemptor Omnium"

Sr. Veronica Yong, SPC from Seoul Province, gave a two-day Advent Conference on "Christe Redemptor Omnium." This was followed by a short-concert at the Chapter Room. Sr. Veronica played the violin and Sr. Helena Nam from Daegu Province played the keyboard synthesizer.

Pope Francis' Visit In Thailand

When Pope Francis visited Thailand, two of his stop-overs were in St. Louis Hospital and Assumption Convent in Bangkok. These institutions are managed by the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres in Thailand.

Let us Pray for the Victims of Natural Disasters

Mother General asked everyone to offer special prayers for the victims of natural disasters that happened in the volcanic eruption in the Philippines and the bush fire in Australia.