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First Commitment to Associate Relationship 

Donna, Yvrose, and Shelli from the Wilton, CT group made their First Commitment during a September weekend retreat at Quonnie. The theme for the retreat was Quonnie’s Gift: Rest, Renewal, Relaxation and Visitation. Unfortunately, due to the limited use of single bedrooms on the second floor of Villa Margarita, a larger Associate retreat was not possible this year. After attending their first Quonnie retreat in 2019, all three women asked if they could make their First Commitment at Quonnie. Their request was honored during a beautiful liturgy celebrated by Fr. Gene McKenna during the retreat. Everyone enjoyed a celebration dinner afterwards with lots of food, joy and laughter!

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Cameroun: Progressive Social Justice Report

The period March – October 2021 has been marked by many events in the Congregation, namely the celebration of first and final vows, the General Chapter and new missions, to name but a few. These events have not prevented us from making progress in the implementation of the Social Justice Action Plan, albeit timidly.

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Guide Me In The Way Of Peace

A COMPASS: AN INDICATOR  A GUIDE  AN INSTRUMENT TO SHOW
THE WAY, TO HELP ME NAVIGATE UNFAMILIAR PATHS.
Using the compass of my heart
I face the cold white blanket of the North
Do I trust and hope to see new life waiting beneath
the frozen, barren land?
I gaze towards the warmth and light of the South
Am I asking  for guidance to plant seeds that will bear fruit?

 

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