When I taught in Catholic elementary schools, I would don all my Happy New Year gear and stand in the hallway blowing my noise maker and shouting “Happy New Year!” to the students as they arrived the Monday morning after the first Sunday of Advent.
Well, it’s happened. I knew that it would, sooner or later: I missed the chance to attend a funeral back home, because I am here as a novice at the CDN. The funeral was for a loved one of someone to whom I feel deeply connected through a ministry we shared for many years.
Join with other sisters in their 40s to explore our call as pioneers, facing the unchartered land of religious life, and forging ahead to carry our charisms into the new future!
Giving Voice is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic candidate to serve as full-time communication coordinator and administrative support for the organization and leadership team. Applicants must have an understanding of religious life and the realities and hopes of young sisters.
It is with great excitement and in deep gratitude that I can share with you that Duquesne University and I have received a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to promote the development and future use of the "Life Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious (LSSAWR)."
Don't forget that you can read more reflections by younger women religious in the regular Horizons column on Global Sisters Report.