February 24, 2022

Alaaf! Really now?

Just now I had a bizarre experience: I stood in the crowd and enthusiastically shouted "Alaaf!". Well, normally that wouldn't be so special, I live in [...]
December 13, 2021

December 13: Luzia

In the middle of Advent is the feast of St. Lucia. She simply belongs in this time when the light is so important. She is celebrated with a [...]
February 21, 2021


Behind our houses the snowdrops are blooming - and every year, when the time comes, I have to think of Sr. Wendeline. Because our snowdrops bloom in large [...]
April 24, 2020

The good in the bad - part three

The discovery of nature, the new forms of work... Another point that struck many people very early on was that so much creativity was being released everywhere. [...]
February 21, 2020

"Command one: laugh!"

No question: Carnival is a controversial topic. While some people train all year long and/or eagerly await 11.11. when it finally starts again, others make [...]
April 24, 2019

Double Easter

As I told you yesterday, during the Easter Vigil I had to decide whether to join in the celebration in the Children's Village or in the parish. This is not [...]
April 23, 2019

Double liturgy

This year I celebrated Easter twice - just as I did last year. Since I was transferred here in 2017 and started my current job in [...]
April 14, 2019

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is always beautiful here in the Children's Village. There is really something going on at mass! Even beforehand, the children make palm sticks, colorfully decorated [...]
February 17, 2019


Our convent in Bergisch Gladbach is located in the middle of the forest. Today it was wonderful there, mild and sunny, even if of course everything is still bare. Directly around [...]