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During this season of Advent, Giving Voice is excited to highlight reflections by Catholic women religious. We’ve compiled a list of Advent reflections from women’s religious communities and made them available for all to enjoy. With so many communities producing fantastic reflections, we felt this would be an easy way to assemble them together and promote the good wisdom of women religious!
What can I say about gratitude in this time of divisiveness in our country and world? Amid what can seem like chaos and destruction, gratitude is what we need most. As my discernment coordinator reminds me, "growth is not always pain free." Gratitude can help shift challenging experiences to times of growth and transformation.
Yesterday several Catholic organizations came together and issued a call to racial justice, "We Cry out for Racial Justice." Giving Voice stands in solidarity with these efforts and encourages our Church and world to engage in ongoing reflection, education, conversion and action around issues of individual and systemic racism.