22th July: The Closing of the 2017 General Chapter.
Sr Franceline Hien et Sr Marie-Ange Ndayishimiye ont présenté une saynète : une allumette et une bougie ne peuvent remplir leur mission qu’en se mettant ensemble. L’allumette allume la bougie et les deux donnent lumière en se consumant.
21th July: This morning’s hymn was: : “Great things happen when God mixes with us”.
The capitulants study the draft of the final document…
20 th July: The peripheries were the theme of Morning Prayer.
The paper hearts were collected in a basket. On them the Sisters had written a periphery to which they felt called today. Each one picked a heart and carried that periphery with the other.
19th July: ‘Go, I am sending you out!’ The road is traced before us. Each one fixes the paper with the call that God addressing to her.
To crown the day, Sr Pat Murray, Executive Secretary of the UISG, came to congratulate the new General Council with a magnificent bouquet of flowers.
17th July: The canonical leaders to share their experience
15th-16th July: A Thanksgiving Eucharist for the outgoing and new General Council. Traditionally, the bells are rung for the new General Council. The bells come from Saint Charles, our Mother House !