Written on: March 16, 2018
The Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart Associates met on March 10, 2018. Ten Associates, 2 Guests and 9 Sisters attended the gathering held at Holy Redeemer Lafayette. The group meets every second Saturday, from 10:00 am until Noon.
The Convener for this meeting was GNSH Associate, Janet Friedman.
Intentions were shared and held in prayer as the group prayed to the Eternal Father.
Marguerite’s Gifts and Life Experiences ~ Competence
This month’s reading was based on St. Marguerite’s tenacity to overcome barriers and challenges, to be a voice for the poor, a great witness. St. Marguerite is appropriate to our times and a gift the the church. She had courage to show and use her talents. She understood her wisdom and how to apply it in life. St. Marguerite suffered humiliation, but knew to trust her competence.
Guidelines are not rules. They are meant to get us to another level, so that we can find the balance between deficiencies and virtues; learning to fall can help us get in another position; competence is not how we (perfectly) succeed, but how we get through issues and handle them with strength and courage.
Associates Working Retreat will be held on May 12 and on September 22
To prepare for this retreat, Associates and Sisters were asked to reflect and turn in answers to the the following questions:
Next meeting – April 14, Mimi volunteered to be convener
The meeting concluded with a prayer to Divine Providence.
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