"Build a new
A Church that is Mother, with
attentive, listening, nourishing, teaching , caring for
Change from within, not from a
position of power - quietly, unobtrusively - "Hidden and Unknown"
"No to Greed,
Not seeking anything for self
Ready for anything, "doing
great things" quietly
No 'minimalist' attitude...
make the most and the best
of God's gifts, with gratitude
Love of & fidelity
"Prayer is the sap that feeds
the soul. . ."
Desire for contemplative life best safeguard in active life
the very greatest simplicity, should be their only adornment"
Simplicity, total honesty and
Integrity, being oneself, without
pretence or pretensions
- "We must have confidence, God is not dead! We must count on
it has never let us down."
whatever we use, husbandry, sharing, generosity, hospitality
Love of work
- "Our Congregation. has its own spirit, which is a love
of poverty, simplicity and love of work"
Integrity at work, whether for
ourselves or for others, no shirking or cutting of corners, total
honesty, justice to employer and employed.
Putting one's whole heart into
whatever one does, be it patchwork or physics,
playing or praying.
frenetic society, cultivating "Sabbath" - not just to worship God,
but to remind us not to worship work and its results - such as
wealth, property, power, prestige......
Love of Prayer
- "O my child, love prayer. . . love to converse with God. . ."
"She liked people to have
simple, upright piety, which goes directly to God."
"to make the mystery of Mary in
the Church the daily inspiration of its life and action."
Belief in, respect for, and love of
Personal development to capacity
for this purpose only
Being real Brothers to one another
Perroton & Pioneers
Daring to risk for the Kingdom and
for God's little ones
especially the women of Oceania
Courage to make a woman's
Ready to face criticism sometimes
Compiled by Sr Mary Magdalen SM
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