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Nearly 700 leaders of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) gathered Aug. 13-16 in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the 2019 assembly, Imagining Leadership in a Global Community. Keynote speaker, S. Pat Murray, IBVM, helped participants explore important movements occurring within religious life globally and locally through the lens of leadership. In addition, members voted unanimously Aug. 16 to commit the organization, their congregations and themselves to fight racism, welcome immigrants and help stop climate change for the next three years.
Sisters in Mother Margaret Hall welcomed Kunle Adewale, a trailblazing young African leader and pioneer in the arts in healing/arts in medicine field, to the Mount last week. Adewale gave an artist talk to the Sisters, entitled “Arts in Medicine: Changing the Narratives in Africa’s Health Space.”
Cincinnati Associates hosted their annual summer picnic on Saturday, Aug. 10 in the Cedars Auditorium. Sisters and Associates had the opportunity to enjoy some of their favorite summer foods while meeting the newest SC Associates in Mission.
August has been a month of celebration and welcome for SC Associates. Congratulations to Veronica Buchanan, Cheryl Dagy, Linda Jung, Dee Mansi, David Scharfenberger and Patsy Schwaiger, who made their commitments as Associates in Mission with the Sisters of Charity on Aug. 11 in the Motherhouse chapel. The previous week Bonnie Elder and Lisa McDowell made their initial commitments as Associates in Mission at The National Shrine of St. Therese in Juneau, Alaska. In addition, the Community had the privilege of celebrating the Silver Jubilees (25 years) of Associates Betty Rensing and Sandra Schafer.