At the last meeting the time spent in reflection and discussion was rich and reminded of us our deep commitment to the individual charisms embedded in each of our congregations. It is also true that this affirmation inspires each of us to continue the Call with renewed energy and focus, particularly as we share compassionate goals. Mark Piper in his article found in the NCR, August 23, 2018 says The largest factors that attract new associates are:
- The community’s spirituality
- A personal desire for a deeper spiritual life
- The community’s mission
- A personal desire to be of service.
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious recently published an article on resistance. “Resistance as a response to injustice and social sin has received a surprising signal boost in 2017. From protests against police brutal- ity and executive orders, to creative displays at marches for women’s rights or climate justice, or even as
a trending hashtag on social media, resistance is suddenly on the radar of the body politic.” To read full article LCWR_rta4-17