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Leadership Conference of Women Religious

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Called to Nonviolence

by Marie Dennis, Co-President of Pax Christi International

LCWR Offers New Resource on Contemplative Dialogue

Liz Sweeney, SSJ introduces the process of contemplative dialogue

LCWR and women religious throughout the world have been moving more deeply into the use of contemplative practices as means of prayer, discernment, and discussion.

November 2016

Be of Love ...

by Marcia Allen, CSJ -- LCWR Past President

“Love is the most durable power in the world. This creative force, so beautifully exemplified in the life of our Christ is the most potent instrument available to mankind’s (sic) quest for peace and security.” -- M. L. King, Jr.

October 2016

Remembering as Contemplative Practice

by Mary Pellegrino, CSJ -- LCWR President

Summer 2016: Living Transformation

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This issue of Occasional Papers on “Living Transformation” explores the multiple processes of transformation underway in the cosmos and on this planet and how our personal journeys intersect with these larger stories of transformation. Writers explore: What is it that the world needs from us as we individually and corporately undergo transformation – transformation of our understandings of life, of ourselves, and of religious life? Why does it matter that we fully participate in the processes of transformation as we are able?

LCWR Calls for Civil Discourse for the Common Good

LCWR Shares Disappointment of Millions Over Supreme Court Decision on Immigration

August-September 2016

August-September 2016 LCWR Newsletter

Embraced by Mystery

by Sharon Holland, IHM -- LCWR Past President

As I write, our country awaits, in anticipation or trepidation, the national conventions of our two major political parties. As you read, those events may be ended or in process, naming key players for the next months in US politics.

2015 - 2016: Springs of the Great Deep Burst Forth: Meeting the Thirsts of the World

Mystery and Transformation

The journey continues! From our 2015 assembly we move from meeting the thirsts of the world through the springs of the Great Deep bursting forth, those waters of life flowing in and through us, to living the mystery of transformation -- our 2016 theme. Those waters meeting the thirsts of our world took the shape of a multitude of works, services to the world through our conference’s central office, and through the regions’ individual members.

LCWR Seeking Executive Assistant

LCWR is seeking an executive assistant who will work with the LCWR executive director and provide support to the other staff. A job description is available below. Applications should be sent to LCWR's executive director Joan Marie Steadman, CSC at jsteadman@lcwr.org.

May 2016

LCWR Newsletter -- May 2016

Through Darkness to Light

by Sharon Holland, IHM -- LCWR Past President

April 2016

LCWR Newsletter -- April 2016

Thinking Like a Mountain

by Marcia Allen, CSJ -- LCWR President

COP 21: Progress on Climate Change -- Finally

LCWR Resolutions to Action - Winter 2016
by Joan Brown, OSF

Ursula’s face glistens like the sun shining upon Pacific Ocean waves as they lap upon an island beach that was her beloved home. Her home is now a memory. She is a women leader among the 3,500 people of her Cartaret island nation. They are among the first climate refugees. And, she is one of our sisters.

Winter 2016: Living in Communion

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This issue of Occasional Papers explores the period in religious life as one rich with potential for deep transformation. Although one could interpret the difficult changes being experienced within religious institutes today as a sign that this way of life is dying, these deep changes may also be seen as a way of preparing religious congregations for significant transformation. The articles in this issue provide assistance to religious with effectively navigating this period marked by large amounts of loss, relinquishment, and death. Such losses can become obstacles to the ability to re-imagine religious life for these times and the times ahead.

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