On August 19-21, eleven European PTVs (Professed of Temporary Vows) and their five formators came together on Zoom to deepen their understanding of living the vow of chastity.
As part of the celebration of the Season of Creation, we offer this slide presentation of some concrete actions taken to "care for our common home."
Today (7th August 2020), in Mount St Catherine’s Primary school, Armagh, we took delivery of this stunning stained glass window depicting Saint Madeleine Sophie and the Children of the World.
"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.