Michele Morek is an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, Kentucky. She joined GSR in January 2017 as liaison to women religious and organizations in North America. She holds a doctorate in biology from the University of Notre Dame and worked for many years as a professor and administrator at the college/university level. She also served for 14 years in congregational leadership positions, including six years as community leader. Her most recent position was as coalition coordinator of UNANIMA International, a religious nongovernmental organization at the United Nations.
GSR Today - I was bowled over by what I saw and felt and experienced April 21-23 at Network's big 50th anniversary celebration, which included training for advocates and a gala.
Trickster-heroes usually have a lesson to teach, even if the lesson is nothing other than: "Lighten up, laugh at yourself."
GSR Today - Being an editor of columns from sisters and associates from all over the world is the best job — I get to read stories all day! Here are 10 themes, reflecting both darkness and joy, that cropped up this year.
GSR Today - We sisters are basically all the same all over the world. Oh, sure, we are in different congregations and have different charisms. But I've come to the conviction that the real charism is religious life.