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General Chapter 2017

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A tent ... 

... is a meeting place; a place of encounter with God and one another,

... is a shelter, but a tent is also open and allows us to see the wonder of the stars and feel the spirit of the wind on the face,

... breaks down rigid barriers,

... needs firm pegs that can hold it so that it is not blown away easily.

Living in a tent calls for trust and risk, sharing and interdependence.  

May the Spirit of the Lord be our guide to understand more clearly God’s plans for our personal lives, for our Congregation and for the world.  May God help us to have a deep trust in his providence and a total commitment to our mission, the very reason for our existence.

 GCh 2017 Prayer

 

PONDER Corner

PONDER Corner

LED by the SPIRIT for MISSION

Message of Pope Francis 

 

Commitment to mission is not something added on to the Christian life as a kind of decoration, but is instead an essential element of faith itself.  What does it mean to be a missionary of the Gospel?  Who gives us the strength and courage to preach? What is the evangelical basis and inspiration of mission?

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