SSJD Women at a Crossroads 2014Presentation Transcript
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
AN OPPORTUNITY FOR
AND APPLICATION FORMS,
WOMEN AT A CROSSROADS
SISTERHOOD OF ST JOHN THE DIVINE
In making decisions
we will take into account
the need for a balance of
Kelly Clark, Secretary to the Reverend Mother
St. John's Convent
July 4 - 27, 2014
Summer Discernment Program
233 Cummer Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M2M 2E8
Phone: 416-226-2201, Ext. 301
background and experience
necessary for effective group
interaction and community building.
DEADLINE FOR ALL
APPLICATION MATERIAL IS
APRIL 4, 201 4.
ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED
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BY APRIL 1 7, 201 4 IF
THEY HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED
FOR THE PROGRAM
who are intentionally committed
to seeking God's guidance
in living out their baptismal call —
in business or professional careers,
in homemaking or lay careers in the church,
in ordained ministry or life in a religious
community, or in the many other ways
in which we may serve God.
The program assists women to discern
where God may be calling them, through:
Sharing the life of a Christian
community committed to a balanced
life of prayer, service, study, rest
There is no charge for room and board,
but participants contribute
to the life of the community
by sharing in the Sisters' work.
A monetary contribution (tax deductible)
may be made to the Sisterhood.
A person w ho w ishes to apply should be:
É a practising Christian of any
É actively committed to discerning God's
will in her life;
Engaging in classes and discussions
about Christian life and vocation.
Receiving personal guidance in
deepening their prayer life .
Participants need to commit
to the full four weeks of the program
which will give them time
more fully with the group process
and to gain the maximum benefit
from the personal mentoring.
É willing to give herself to a challenging
É able and willing to contribute to
effective group processes;
É in good physical, mental and emotional