I recently did an interview on Religious Life, the last question took me by surprise because it was not related to the topic of which we were talking about: Which advice would you give to a young Adriana? I must confess that my answer also surprised me when I said: "as time will goes by you will realize that the people around you impose too many expectations and want to see you act in certain ways. It will be very difficult to stay true to yourself but always fight for it because it's worth it.” When I look backward, I can pinpoint the exact moment when this turned into a non - negotiable value for me.
On my desk, I keep a tattered post-it note that reads, “Because of you, I can do something.” A few years ago, a client said this as he sat in my office talking about his new life. I still remember the moment he said that. I felt like an insignificant speck in his new life in Akron, Ohio, but, to him, I stood as a reminder of his new beginning. Who are the people in our own lives that call us to enter into the newness of life? What do these people represent?
Inscríbase hoy en el programa “Together: A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation and Community” en la Catholic Theological Union
Invitamos a las hermanas y hermanos católicos romanos que están en formación religiosa y completaron su noviciado canónico a participar en un nuevo programa llamado Together: A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community (Juntos: colaboración para una educación, formación y comunidad teológica), que patrocinan la Catholic Theological Union (CTU) y la Religious Formation Conference (RFC). El programa Together se ofrecerá a partir del semestre de otoño del 2018.
Register Today for “Together: A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation and Community” at Catholic Theological Union!
Roman Catholic Sisters and Brothers who are currently in formation and have completed their canonical novitiate year are invited to participate in a new program called Together: A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community, cosponsored by Catholic Theological Union (CTU) and the Religious Formation Conference (RFC).
Do you write poetry? Giving Voice is excited to announce our new original poetry series: #SisterPoets! Each month, sisters who participate in Giving Voice are encouraged to write a poem on one spiritual theme, to be a part of a monthly collection published in our e-newsletter, on our website and social media platforms.
Don't forget that you can read more reflections by younger women religious in the regular Horizons column on Global Sisters Report.