December 25, 2022

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Christmas Mass in the Children's Village Chapel Since I can remember, Christmas Eve starts for me with the Christmas Mass in the Children's Village Chapel in Schwalmtal [...]
September 5, 2022

In the footsteps of Father Lataste

How did the Dominican Sisters of Bethany actually come to be founded and what does Father Lataste have to do with it? I have also always asked myself this question [...]
March 23, 2022
Ukraine war

Ukraine war - We want world peace!

Ukraine war - We want world peace! Who of us would have thought that a good twenty years after the Balkan wars, Europe would once again be the scene of a war? We sisters feel [...]
February 27, 2022
Sr. Henri-Dominique Berthier

Henri-Dominique Berthier

Memorial Day in honor of Henri-Dominique Berthier The countdown on the website of the Dominican Sisters of Bethany expired exactly today: on the Memorial Day of Mother Henri-Dominique Berthier. A [...]
February 2, 2022
Perpetual profession

Perpetual profession with the Dominican Sisters of Bethany

After several years of religious formation and preparation, at some point the day comes when a sister commits herself "to the death" to the Congregation and dedicates her life [...]
January 22, 2022

Of childorfencles and alumni

We often talk about our "alumni," but former children quickly become current adults. Many of them keep in touch - and if they have a [...]
January 17, 2022
Religious sisters help with housing shortage

Religious community alleviates housing shortage

The Catholic religious community of the Dominican Sisters of Bethany is known in Schwalmtal as the founder and shareholder of the Bethany Children's Village. Now the religious community wants to create social housing and thus [...]