“Finding Ourselves in a Spirit Soaked Zone”
I am both humbled and honored to have been elected Prioress at this moment in the history of my community and religious life. One of my favorite scriptures is Jeremiah 29: 11-14 where God promises us a future full of hope. I have walked with this scripture for years and know for a fact that the future has always held both hope and blessing for me. So I enter this moment of our community’s history with anticipation for the future God has waiting for me personally and for the community.
I was especially touched that I was installed into this position on Pentecost. Using Dan Watson’s words of finding ourselves in a “Spirit soaked zone”, I invited the community to be aware it is a mighty wind that moves the apostles to preach at Pentecost, and it is a mighty wind that moves our community at this time. It gives life, it cries out in our hearts; it is the source of charisms and of special powers! It is a movement toward that future full of hope! …
Click Benedictine Voice – Summer 2018 (pdf) to read more.