Last year we welcomed four new members onto the Giving Voice core team: Susan Francois, CSJP; Jeannie Humphries, OSU; Leslie Keener, CDP; and Sarah Kohles, OSF. In December, six of the core team members gathered for a weekend in St. Louis to articulate our hopes and dreams for Giving Voice and to facilitate the transition as Giving Voice moves into the future. In 2011 we also said good-bye to two members who have been part of our core team for many years: Maria Cimperman and Lisa Buscher, RSCJ.
Over Martin Luther King weekend, 18 sisters from 15 different congregations gathered at Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery for the annualGiving Voicegathering of sisters in their 20s and 30s. Over the next few Updates we will be sharing reflections from some of the participants. Sarah Heger, a 30 year old Sister of St. Joseph from St. Louis, shares here some of her experience at the gathering: