"Sophie Barat showed inventiveness and mobility when dealing with epidemics, and her practical insight led her to take decisions quickly." Read more about Sophie's response to the epidemics of her time in this reflection by Phil Kilroy rscj.
"The reality of this moment is teaching us new things on many different levels.... Most important, we need to stay connected to each other."
The RSCJ European Forum for professed of temporary vows, perpetually professed for not more than 10 years, and members of the initial formation teams took place in Miraflores de la Sierra (Madrid) from 28 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.
Litany of Mater Admirabilis
“Together, who are we?” We, the youngest members of European rscj, were invited to share hopes, expectations and questions in the context of this question at this point in time, in our reality as region and walking together with the whole Society towards the next General Chapter in 2021.
At the turn of the year from 2018 to 2019, the Professed of Temporary Vows (PTV) from Europe met in Rome. With COMMUNITY as the main theme, they shared and reflected on daily experiences of living together -- its joys, difficulties, and invitations to growth.
Here are five photos of recent "significant moments" in the life of our communities, provinces, or regions in different parts of the world.
This is the homily given by Richard Sheehy PP of Our Lady of Dolours Parish in Glasnevin, Dublin on 25 May 2018, feast of St. Madeleine Sophie Barat.
"Lights on Philippine Duchesne" by Moira Donnelly rscj (IRS)