How Do Franciscans Celebrate the Closing of a General Chapter

by fscc on June 26, 2013

What happens in the closing moments of a Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity General Chapter? Celebration at its best!

FSCC-2013-Chapter-DelegatesOn June 26, 2013, a Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated in St. Mary’s Chapel. Chapter 2013 was now completed and the Community gathered to give thanks to God for all His many gifts. It was also a time to be grateful for the leadership of the past and to look forward to His many blessings for the new General Administration. All went forth from the Chapel to continue “Living the Gospel, Serving God’s People.”

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Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Chapter News Reporters Sister Ellen Pachmayer, Sister Jan Villemure and Sister Monica Martin share more of Chapter 2013.

3 thoughts on “How Do Franciscans Celebrate the Closing of a General Chapter”

  1. Gathering for this photo was a great culmination to our working together. What a vibrant group of women all passionate about Living the Gospel and Serving God’s people in the contemporary society and in our church! Please pray for us as we return to the ministry of the coming year.

  2. Sr. Delores says:

    Thank you, Sisters for doing the work of Chapter. My prayers were with you daily.

  3. Sister Mary Ann says:

    This has been a truly blessed experience with inspiring Sisters of my Franciscan Community! The Holy Spirit continues to guide us and bring us closer to Jesus through our Franciscan life together! As Father Hilary said so well in our Mass of Thanksgiving, our response to “now what” is to be one of Praise to God!

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