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.
How are you and/or your community carrying out Francis' call for caring for the Earth?
How successful is your congregation at attending to the educational needs of its sisters? In what way is your congregation participating in the ongoing education of sisters from around the globe?