Discernment doesn't end once a woman enters a religious community!
"What a beautiful sign of hope and promise for all that Advent signifies."
Any pastoral plan is a political plan, a "politics of the Gospel" where we put the poor or those whose lives are threatened at the center of attention.
At first profession, we are commissioned through our superior to "live your life with courage…take to all the world a message of peace."
Sister Marilyn Lacy, RSM, is a teacher and author who has worked with refugee workers in camps and in domestic welcome and resettlement with Catholic Charities in San Jose, California.