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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2023

You are invited to join us for prayer in the week of Unity.

Published
12.01.2023

Author
Spiritual Family The Work - Littlemore, Oxford

Benedict XVI.

An obituary by Fr Hermann Geissler FSO

Published
04.01.2023

Author
Fr Hermann Geissler FSO

Location
Rome

+ Pope emeritus Benedict XVI.

May he rest in peace ! 

Mass of Thanksgiving for the life of Mother Julia Verhaeghe at Saint Ann’s Basilica in Jerusalem

In his words of welcome, Father Frans Bouwen MAfr., an eyewitness of our arrival in 1975 and of the visit of Mother Julia in 1978, invited all present, to give thanks. 

Author
The Spiritual Family The Work

Erie, PA: Mass of Thanksgiving for the Life of Mother Julia Verhaeghe

The bishop of the diocese of Erie, Lawrence Persico, presided a Mass in Thanksgiving for the life of Mother Julia on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of her death.

Author
The Spiritual Family The Work

Book Launch: She served the Church

The book by Fr Hermann Geissler FSO, She Served the Church - Mother Julia Verhaeghe and the Development of The Spiritual Family The Work, was presented to the public in the parish hall of Bl. Dominic Barberi Church at Littlemore, 

Published
21.09.2022

Location
Littlemore Oxford

Holy Covenant of Sr. Ellen Custers

On the 26th of March 2022 Sister Ellen Custers entered into the Holy Covenant with the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Published
02.04.2022

Author
Die geistliche Familie "Das Werk"

Location
Merkelbeek, Niederlande

Marching for Life

January is the National Pro-Life month.

Newman Special

This EWTN programme informs you about St John Henry Newman (1801-1890), especially about his various visits to Rome.

The most beautiful of all women

The mystery play "The most beautiful of all women" was premiered in the courtyard of the Thalbach Monastery on 7th August 2021. Seven young women from Austria, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland slipped into their roles with skill and dedication and transported the audience into the Heart of Mary.

Published
15.09.2021

Author
The Spiritual Family The Work

Location
Thalbach Monastery

Conclusion of diocesan Beatification Process of Prof Anton Strle, 21st January 2021

Today would be the birthday of the servant of God Anton Strle. He would be 106 years old. Therefore, it is very appropriate to celebrate the last meeting of the diocesan process for the beatification and canonization.

Meeting Mother Julia – Book Presentation

During her Lenten visit, International Superior Mother Margaret Binder FSO offered a heartfelt presentation to a group at St. Columba’s Parish in Edinburgh on the life and work of Mother Julia Verhaeghe, Foundress of The Spiritual Family Work.  Her talk was based on Julia Verhaeghe: Called To A New Work In The Church, a short, biographical booklet.

Published
06.04.2020

Author
The Spiritual Family The Work - Edinburgh

On a mission

Sister Mirjam is on a mission to encourage more young women to explore the religious life,

Published
12.11.2019

Author
Matt Meade

Why is Cardinal Newman's canonization important for our times?

Canonization is a recognition by the Church that an individual has truly led a saintly life. In the popular press, this process is sometimes misunderstood, as if it were a decision by the Church to place someone in heaven. Quite the contrary. 

Published
01.08.2019

Author
Rev. Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ

Meet Sister Mirjam and Sister Karin

Article published by David Kerr on the website of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh.

Published
11.02.2019

Author
David Kerr, Director of Communications of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh