Echo sessions in February
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Echo sessions in February

On February 5, 2022, the North America provinces will hold the first of two Echo sessions of the Congregational Chapter. The session will focus on the 31st Congregational Chapter’s call to Radical Transformation and the Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS). Times for the sessions are Pacific 8:00–10:30 am Central 10:00 am–12:30 pm Eastern 11:00 am–1:30 pm…

Congregational Chapter held in two parts
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Congregational Chapter held in two parts

The Congregational Chapter is a collegial assembly and the highest authority within the congregation. Representative of the congregation, it is a sign of the unity and an expression of the participation and interest of all the members in the progress of our mission. It is a spiritual event, a time of corporate reflection and conversion….

Good Shepherds dazzle when working together for mission

Good Shepherds dazzle when working together for mission

There is no doubt about it: Good Shepherds dazzle when working together for Mission. Saint Mary Euphrasia recognized this and even spoke about it in a round-about sort of way. She said: “Yes, our Congregation is built on love. Strive to perpetuate it among us. What is more beautiful or more desirable than this charity,…

CACS planning underway
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CACS planning underway

Sisters on the planning committee for the Congregational Assembly for Contemplative Sisters (CACS) came to the Province Center in St. Louis  in March to continue planning the sessions for their Assembly. Sister Janice Rushman facilitated the weeklong meetings from March 9-13, 2020. Members of the CACS planning committee are Sisters Reina Escobar (El Salvador), Maureen…

Chapter like no other
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Chapter like no other

We were all advised that no matter how many Chapters we had attended previously this would be a Chapter like no other. “G’day! G’day!” our facilitators greeted us during the Saturday a.m. orientation. Jill McCorquodale and Patricia Fawkner, a Good Samaritan Sister, greeted us with Aussie accents and happy kangaroos hopped across the screen at…