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Associates meeting in Woodstock, NB

On Tuesday, June 21, a group of Woodstock Associates met at the Parish Hall. I accepted their invitation to come from Fredericton to join them. Marjorie led a prayer-time; we sang Let Us Hurry and read from the Visitation Circular. We had a short reflection on questions provided and closed with praying Janet Malone’s Encircle Us. A lively discussion on the Forty Social Justice Actions followed and several suggestions were proposed. It was a memorable National Indigenous People’s Day.

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General Conference - Communication 2 - June 18, 2022

We began the General Conference with a beautiful word of welcome from Sister Ona Bessette who reminded us that we are made, created for goodness, that we are gathered together to raise up and carry forward a commitment to promote unity, diversity, internationality, etc.

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General Conference - Communication 1 - June 17, 2022

After two years of pandemic and virtual meetings, we are all back at the Mother House, gathered near the heart of Marguerite Bourgeoys. The opening prayer prepared by Sister Ona Bessette, leader of the Congregation, marks the beginning of this international meeting. The meditation on The Synodal Journey: A Call to Listening, Dialoguing and Discerning Together allows me to dwell a little on each verb.

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Sisters Silvia Leticia Corea Sagastume, CND and Minkada Onana Brigitte, CND (CND photo, 2013)


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Sister Elizabeth King, CND, and Ms Yolande Cormier, associate, walking along the shore during an Associate Relationship meeting in Pensacola, Florida, USA
(Photo Sister Marilyn Doucette, CND, 2009)


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