Ritual of Unity, Diversity and Internationality

Posted August 5, 2019

At our General Chapter, our prayer one morning included a creative action designed to celebrate RSHM internationality, and our unity in diversity. As a string was unrolled, the 63 delegates, guests and staff passed it to one another through the pews, with each person adding a word she had been given—words like “hopeful,” “grateful,” “joyful.” After the string had made its way throughout the chapel, everyone stood and sang in Portuguese the hymn of the Institute.

 

 

Thirty-nine participants – RSHM, SHM Extended Family, and members of 5 other congregations completed a week-long Festival of Learning at…

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