Gail DeGeorge became editor of Global Sisters Report in January 2016. She lives near Washington, D.C., and has spent much of her career reporting on economic, business and labor market issues for national and regional publications. She's taught eighth grade and Confirmation classes for more than 10 years at parishes in South Florida and Silver Spring, Maryland, helped revitalize the Rosary Guild ministry at St. Bonaventure in Davie, Florida, and served on the parish council, volunteered at a food pantry and other parish activities.
Sr. Nancy Sylvester said that the spiritual balm offered through a regular practice of contemplation is more important than ever, during GSR's first Witness & Grace: Conversations with Sisters program.
GSR Today - Leading up this year's virtual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, I'd been thinking a lot about past LCWR assemblies and previous presentations that now seem prescient.
GSR Today - The retreat and workshop offered by the Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue, "Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference," had a lot of effect on me, including finding ways to learn to live and act out of our deepest selves.
GSR invited readers to share how congregations reach out to younger women, and about new members under age 40. They describe new ways of instruction that encourage exploration of inner strengths and struggles.