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July 2017

July 2017
July 2017

This is What I Know Now

by Mary Pellegrino, CSJ

Recently I was interviewed for a newspaper story to be published prior to our assembly in August. It was a lengthy phone interview sandwiched between a series of meetings, a conference call with our NRRO consultants and a visit with a sister over dinner. One of the questions the interviewer asked was what I’ve learned this past year serving in the presidency of LCWR that I could not have learned otherwise. I thought that it was an interesting question, and I hope that I offered an equally interesting answer.

Since then I’ve found myself revisiting and rephrasing that question, asking myself what I’ve learned throughout nearly 9 years of elected leadership. What do I know now that I didn’t know before? 

The answer rises immediately from a place so deep and true and grateful:  The hearts of my Sisters. Read more by downloading the newsletter below.

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