Pictures: Sr. Franceline Hien drumming
Dance from Burundi
Dance from Ghana
Thanking Ms Marina van Dalen
Canada « Aaalouette, je te plumerai » Singing the Refrain : « Aaalouette, je te plumerai »
Example of a ‘wordle’ with the hymn “Si le Pere vous appelle”
Cardinal Peter Turkson (his text was quoted during morning prayer)
6th July: ‘The peripheries’ was the topic chosen for the prayer with a text from Sr Mary Sujita SND, The context of our mission today-- the peripheries of our globalized world.
The linguistic groups:
Mark 6, 30-43 (look at pictures)
Report of Sr Daphne Alphonso,the Treasurer General and assorted sharing :
Sisters in Temporary Vows, Sr Franceline Hien and Sr Marie-Ange Ndayishimiye.
Madame Marina van Dalen, Coordinator of the Netherlands.
Video Message from Càrol Garcia Murillo, MSOLA associate member.
Sr. Elisabeth Biela and Sr. Valérie Kaboré presented the work of the Chapter Preparatory Committee.
July 3rd: In the prayer of Monday morning : Pope Francis’ homily for the Presentation of the Lord, 2 February 2017, was read aloud by Sr Marguerite-Marie Luc and Sr Marie McDonald. This homily seems perfectly suited to us! The Capitulants listened to the Report of the General Council.
The Eucharist for the Feast of St Thomas Apostle was the opportunity to give thanks for the last six years in the Congregation, for the 41st anniversary of Fr Donald MacLeod’s ordination to the priesthood.
1st July : Sr. Carmen Sammut giving her opening speech Opening of the Chapter; oil lamps for the canonical leaders and candles for all others are prepared for the opening ritual
The procession moves into the hall and one after the other, the Sisters place their candles on the table to form the logo of the Chapter.
The youngest and the oldest together beat the drum to officially open the Chapter.