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CSJP Poetry: A Blueprint for a Life that Binds Us by Sister Noreen Twomey, CSJP

“Write down the vision clearly so that it can be easily read.” Habakkuk 2:2


A blueprint for the life of the Congregation, for our peace partners… 224 more words

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Call and Response - a reflection on the World Day of Prayer for Vocations by Sister Susan Francois, CSJP

Today is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.  I have been spending some time reading and praying with the message Pope Francis has issued for this day, which is also Good Shepherd Sunday.   635 more words

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations

This Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Easter. It is also known as Good Shepherd Sunday. And, since 1952, the Church has set aside this Sunday as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.   81 more words

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Table manners and global sisterhood

Over eight years ago, I had a conversation about table manners that continues to challenge me.

At the time I was a canonical novice and fairly new to religious life. 113 more words


Vocation Musings: Increase in vocations in UK

Great media coverage in the United Kingdom on women taking the plunge to become Catholic Sisters!

In the Independent: “Dissatisfaction with modern life prompts surge in number of women entering convents.” 176 more words

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Our Roots: A Sister, a King, and a Letter without a stamp

This chapter in our story begins in 1901 when the pastor of Our Lady and St Joseph’s parish in Hanwell, London asked for sisters to come and staff his school. 171 more words

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"Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, his love is everlasting."

This morning at Bible Study, we read and discussed this past Sunday’s readings, including the responsorial psalm (118) with its refrain, which we sang: “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, his love is everlasting.” 647 more words