Directions and decisions: How do general chapters affect sisters’ lives?

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General Chapters create a process for conversation, listening, growing, and deepening in the ways religious women live vowed life. Chapter Directives no longer focus on the nitty-gritty of daily life but call each sister to respond to the voice of God in prayer.

AS203 Ask Sister - improve your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait

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Topics: improving your chances of being a nun, prayer winners and losers, making God wait. Hosted by sister Maxine with guest Sister Michele Denton, IHM.

What is General Chapter?

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At the end of January, Sister Maxine and I had the awesome privilege of attending our congregation‘s General Chapter. It was a week long and consisted in prayer, community, study, conversation, reflection, and decision-making. Our primary decisions were to embrace a specific direction for our congregation over the next 6 years and to elect a new leadership team.