SASKATOON — Sisters of the Presentation of Mary from Italy, Gambia, the United States, Japan, the Philippines and Western Canada gathered Oct. 7 - 14 at Queen’s House in Saskatoon.
The English-speaking intercontinental meeting of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary was held for the preparation of the General Chapter of 2017.
The meeting involved intense work and reflection, with the 37 participants giving thanks to God for the enriching experience of internationality, of dialogue, of prayer based on the charism and mission of the order’s foundress, Blessed Marie Rivier.
Participants experienced the richness of cultures, languages, customs and challenges.
They gathered for a day with Sister Teresita Kambeitz, OSU, to ponder the Transitions in Society and in the Church, and the Calls/Invitations to Religious Life Rooted in the Transitions Explored.
They also shared as council groups; as well as holding workshops, discussion groups, prayer and eucharistic celebrations.
As the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary prepare for the 2017 General Chapter to be held in Rome, they continue carrying the flame of education of the faith, of making Jesus Christ known and loved in all parts of the world.