Pentecost spirituality takes you on a journey

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Sisters discuss the legacy and spirituality of Congregation of Notre Dame foundress St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, which they call a "Pentecost spirituality."

Sr. Frances MacDougall zeroes in on the sprituality's aspect of "Mary with the apostles and the early church. I've always been drawn to that aspect of the charism."

"Because to me, that's where she's the encourager," MacDougall says. "She's with the disciples, and I see such a connection with today's world and today's church."

"We need encouragers. We need people that encourage and foster and say, 'The Spirit is with us, and we can do this.' ... I think she wanted us to imitate the apostles going out, you know?" MacDougall says. "Change the world."

Click here to listen to the full "Ask Sister" podcast with the Congregation of Notre Dame in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast on Monday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central Time. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, Motherhouse Road Trip, and In Good Faith) on their website.

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