June 12, 2021
Sister Judy Mertz, SC (New Jersey) welcomed all to the final session of the Sisters of Charity Federation virtual leadership meeting. On behalf of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, she thanked all for coming to Convent Station in a virtual way. She invited all to come and visit the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in person at Convent Station or at Maris Stella in Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.
Sister Pat Kozak, CSJ, facilitator, moved the participants into small, mixed groups to reflect on the following.
As we come to the close of these days together,
I’m grateful for…
I pray that…
And in behalf of Connecting and Collaborating with Compassion and Courage, I will…
The sisters then joined in a prayer service/communion ritual via video.
The Sisters of Saint Martha of Antigonish and the Sisters of Saint Martha of Prince Edward Island shared a video welcome to the June 2022 federation leadership meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. (All will enjoy this virtual visit to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island as well as the vocal talents of Sisters Brendalee Boisvert, CSM Antigonish, and Joan Campbell, CSM PEI). Watch video
Sisters Catherine Mary Norris, DC, acknowledged two leadership teams whose terms of office are coming to an end: the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and the Sisters of Saint Martha of Prince Edward Island. Sister Grace Hartzog, SC, acknowledged individual leadership members who would have been recognized last year if the annual meeting had not been postponed due to the pandemic. All were thanked and blessed.
The final session ended with a prayer and closing ritual.