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16. Cacs in Pictures

 CACS in pictures More pictures click here Contemplative council Cacs Committee Sr, Janice Rushman Facilitator The secretariat:Cristina Bonilla, Miriam Colala, Leticia Cervantes Sister Hedwig Johl… More>>

15. Cacs Meeting ends -Bringing the message back home

The participants including resource persons The morning session began with a prayer of thanksgiving, then sister Janice presented the final draft of the assembly statement for voting. After a pause for… More>>

14. Experience of the first contemplative council

The prayer was prepared by the province of Philippines on the theme of the Good shepherd. Sister Janice presented the third draft of the assembly report and gave some clarifications,She asked  us … More>>

13. Election of delegates to the Congregational Chapter

The day opened with a prayer to the Holy Spirit and the election of delegates followed. The elections were carried out in an atmosphere of prayer and reflection, here are the results.  At Mid-day,… More>>

12. Discernment Process for the Election of Delegates to the Congregational Chapter

We began by a prayer prepared by the cacs Committee This day was the Discernment Process for the Election of Delegates to the Congregational Chapter. It was a day of silence. Sr Janice addressed the assembly… More>>

11. Reflection on Congregational Statement and Focus for the Future

The province of Mexico led us in prayer. Sr Janice gave some  clarifications as she presented the second draft of the assembly statement. - What is the particular focus which needs more attention,… More>>

10. “Caring for Creation”

  The theme for this  day was“Caring for Creation” A paper entitled: Extract from the Conference given by Guillermo Kerber, at the World Council of Churches, Geneva,   on… More>>

9. Love has within it a redemptive power, a power that transforms individuals. Martin Luther King

The day began with a number of gospel reflection on Mary as it was the feast of Assumption..  Sr Hedwig continued her session on Justice and Peace.  Reflection papers for the day were distributed.… More>>

8. Presentation on Justice and Peace -Hedwig Jöhl, RGS

Sr Reina presented Sr Hedwig, the presenter of the day.  She began her presentation with a prayer on   Justice and Peace   which was the theme of the day. The first draft of the… More>>

7. Creation/ Eco Spirituality - As human beings we are intimately connected with one another and the whole universe

Our third mission partner Mrs Arlene Clement from New York was presented to the assembly.  The prayer was led   by the New York province on the theme of creation. Sr Luz Maria presented… More>>

6. LIVING ARTICLE I - What Does It Mean to Be Contemplative Sisters in an Apostolic Congregation?

The Prayer was prepared by the unit of Colombo Venezolana.  Sr. Janice presented the topic of the day   LIVING ARTICLE I -What Does It Mean to Be Contemplative Sisters in an Apostolic Congregation?… More>>

5. Returning to the source - Original Inspiration of St. Mary Euphrasia in Founding the Sisters of St. Magdalen.

The day began by a prayer on St Mary Euphrasia prepared by the Sisters of Europe BFMN . Sr Janice introduce the theme of the day “returning to the source”  A drama  was presented… More>>

4. Report of the Congregational Contemplative Council. (Focus on the Future)

  The day began with a prayer presented by the sisters of the province of Argentina. On the agenda for this day was the presentation of the report of the Congregational Contemplative Council. … More>>

3. Opening ceremony of the CACS

 At 9.30 a.m, all the participants gathered at the chapel for the Eucharistic celebration which was celebrated by Father  Nestor . Music and singing accompanied the participants throughout the… More>>

2. Contemplative and apostolic sisters (including mission partners) from different parts of the world gathered in Quito Ecuador to participate in the CACS.

In an atmosphere of joy and celebration, Contemplative and apostolic sisters (including mission partners) from different parts of the world gathered in Quito Ecuador to participate in the CACS ( Congregational … More>>

1. Congregational Assembly of Contemplative Sisters

  “I have come into personal contact with Eternal Love through the Blessed Sacrament. In my inner self, I have experienced the goodness and loving kindness of Jesus our Saviour. Now the Redeemer’s… More>>