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Dear Sisters and Partners-in-Mission, It is with great humility and a deep joy that I am in your midst virtually. The delegates of the 31st Congregational Chapter have given me the mandate to take up the responsibility to, together with my team, lead the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the... suite
OUR COMMITMENT AS CONGREGATION TO A seven-year journey together… “God of communion, enable us to become communities of participatory action and advocacy, for the Earth and the poor. Enable our religious communities, in particular, to be prophetic servant leaders in the care of our common home and... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS): November 11, the actual 196 th anniversary of the foundation of our Contemplative Sisters, was one of the final two days of the Assembly. Honoring the day began with a prayerful tribute that recalled the history of our Contemplatives... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS): Yesterday participants spent time in prayer and reflection prior to conducting polling sessions to select their nine delegates to the Congregational Chapter. Three come from the Asia/RIMOA region, three from Latin America, two from North... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS): Opening our first session today, the prayer period centered participants on the sower and the seed and how, when being on good soil, growth flourishes. This set the tone for focusing on the relationships between members of the... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS): The opening prayer period of the first session today set the tone for addressing the topic of the Essential Elements common to all contemplative communities and also the added essential elements unique to our contemplatives. The common... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS): The three Contemplative Sisters who are part of the Congregational Leadership Team, Sisters Jude Ellen Golumbieski, Mirian Colon and Lilly Davasia (main picture), presented their report that highlighted the essential elements of... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS) Focusing on Mary Magdalen as a woman who searched for Jesus on the first Easter morning and when finding him, experienced a deeply personal transformation, permeated the day that began with the mantra composed by Monica Brown (main... suite
2021 Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters (CACS) As you are aware, our Congregation is unique in being an apostolic community with a part of the membership living a contemplative life in various provinces – a life style that is very different than that of the apostolic members. As the... suite
“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... suite