Earlier this month, I was invited to give a presentation on human trafficking to the 8th grade class at a local Catholic girls school here in the Seattle Area. As I pulled into the parking lot, I noticed this slogan painted on the side of the school's vans: "Giving Girls Their Voice." What a wonderful way of framing the ministry of education--helping young women to find their voice, so that they can in turn be voices for justice and positive change in the world!
Sisters in their 20s & 30s are invited to join us for our annual peer-led retreat MLK Weekend at Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery in sunny Phoenix, Arizona. Gather with other younger women religious for prayer, reflection, conversation and relationship building. Visit the GV website to
If you are a formation minister or in community leadership, encourage your younger members to attend! The connections they make will sustain them for years to come.
We offer our prayers and support to all of the women in leadership of our communities and LCWR. If you have not yet seen it, there is a beautiful prayer by Chris Koellhoffer, IHM on the
Thank you to each of the