As congregations merged into one as the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, it became obvious that the structure of the sisters' 55 schools in six countries also needed to change. And so Mercy Education formed in 2017.
We are on a single transformative journey as we undergo the epochal change taking place this decade in religious life. It has many dimensions. But it is the same Spirit call to us, to make a vital shift in consciousness.
Vocation directors of various women's religious congregations say personal contact with young people is important in vocation work. Four religious sisters spoke to GSR about their congregations' vocation ministries.
GSR Today - Months after the UISG plenary, I'm still thinking about Jessie Rogers' talk, "Wisdom for the Synodal Journey," which inspired the assembly to engage in this journey called for by Pope Francis.
In their submission to the synod as part of the Irish national synthesis of the synodal process published Aug. 16, women religious in Ireland lamented their invisibility and highlighted their sense of marginalization.
The Life - Why do sisters stay in religious life? Our panelists reflect on how their initial choice to enter still resonates. "Even till now, every day and every hour, I receive a fresh call from God."
GSR Today - At the end of the May assembly of the International Union of Superiors General, a new UISG president and council were elected. Here, the new team shares the impact the assembly had on them as new global leaders.