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Ongoing News

Once the participants in the General Chapter gather in Liverpool, there will be frequent updates which you can access from this page or by using the Ongoing News tab at the end of the menu on the right.

Day 1   9 Oct.  Opening Day, prayer, welcome, faith sharing, work, eucharist, social

Getting Started      Agenda, schedule, steering committee ...

Rev Sam Wells    Shared his reflections on 'companionship' and on 'salt and light'

General Superiors Report    including the financial report

Day Out    A bus trip to North Wales and then to Chester

Province Presentations  Each Province presents highlights from their reality

October 15-18   Working with Governance, setting directions

FCJs of NW England    Visiting with the FCJs of Northwest England

Chapter Members Reflect    Thoughts/feelings about the Chapter experience so far

Discerning new leadership I    Time to thank our present leaders; time for prayer

Loyola Hall     A welcoming and beautiful place

Discerning new leadership II    Come Holy Spirit!

Our Facilitator    Interview with Barbara Valuckas SSND; notes about process

Discerning new leadership III    Come Holy Spirit!

Chapter Members Reflect II    Thoughts/feelings about the Chapter experience so far

Election of General Superior     Sr. Mary Claire Sykes ... Deo Gratias!

Free Day   Varied activities; some went to the Dream Sculpture, close by Loyola

Election of General Assistants    Thoughts/feelings about the Chapter experience so far

New Icon of Marie Madeleine     The icon was blessed at the end of Mass; see the video

Reflections III    About some of the chapter members; their thoughts in the final days of the Chapter

Continuing to work on the Agenda    Working in consensus groups, in province groups ...

Chapter Members Reflect IV     Thoughts/feelings about the Chapter experience in the final days

Completing the Process      Approving the Direction Statement and the Chapter Acts

Celebration and Thanksgiving   So much to celebrate, so many to thank

Chapter Directions    Courageous Re-imagining for Mission

Closing Ritual    Signing the Chapter Acts; Closing the Chapter