Author Archives: s. Ewa Bartosiewicz RSCJ

About s. Ewa Bartosiewicz RSCJ

I am a religious sister from the Society of the Sacred Heart in Poland. In June 2015 I have made my first vows and started work in Gdynia as a catechist. Now I live in Poznań and am responsible for the Vocation Ministry.

The little Heart of Jesus

From year to year, I seem to like Christmas wishes less and less. In my opinion, they are becoming a homily to the whole world instead of an opportunity to see God in another person and wish him something very … Continue reading

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An Advent Birthday

Exactly 239 years ago, st. Madeleine Sophie Barat was born. She came into the world at night, during a fire, and therefore often said that “I was brought by fire.” Today, however, I realised that it was not just fire, … Continue reading

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Imperfect perfection

People are not perfect. Seems obvious, but we still keep stumbling over the reality in which someone turned out to be different than we imagined and did not meet our expectations. All that is happening in the world recently (or … Continue reading

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The equal and more equal

I found an interesting video today showing that people with disabilities have problems very similar to ours. It caused me to smile many times, but also prompted a deeper reflection. If we would really stop dividing people into ours and … Continue reading

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The virtue of humour

On Sunday, I returned from the pilgrimage in the footsteps of St. Philippine Duchesne in France. The evening before I left, together with my post-academic community in Poznań, I read this passage from a book by Fr. Tadeusz Dajczer “Reflections on … Continue reading

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Be carried away by grace

For the last week brave women of worth have been flying in the sky for the glory of God, finding His presence in the midst of Romanian landscapes and in the community. The paragliding retreat ended with not only successful … Continue reading

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What a marriage this will be!

On the cover of their songbook they wrote “The best is yet to come.” I cannot disagree with them, because if two people seriously entrust their lives to God, then miracles just have to happen! Read the beautiful prayer that Nina … Continue reading

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Reality full of God #4 – God’s desires

Are our desires the same as God’s?

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Event compassion

In the 1990s, our Mother General Helen McLaughlin RSCJ wrote in her letter to the Society about “couch compassion.” It is a kind of compassion that we experience while sitting comfortably in front of the TV in warm slippers and … Continue reading

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Sheep’s freedom

The Good Shepherd is one of the names of Jesus that speaks best to me. There is so much tenderness in the image of God carrying a man like a lamb on his shoulders. Often in prayer I see myself … Continue reading

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