Our founder, Father Jean Pierre Médaille, SJ said in the 1600s, “All are called to enter more profoundly into their vocation, even if their ways of living it are different.” Now in the 21st century, the people called together by our charism continue to find new ways to live their vocations.
There are many ways to share community with us. Here are stories of how and why some people have joined us in our mission and charism.
As we celebrate the Christmas season, we asked some of our sisters and associates to share about the gifts and prayers they are offering the dear neighbor this Christmas.
The profound influence on the associate community Suzanne had is not to be forgotten. She served on and off over most of her 30-plus years as a Syracuse area coordinator. She graciously volunteered behind the scenes of many associate Commitment Weekends.
In light of the current Black Lives Matter Movement, many memories flooded back from my experience of the 1965 Watts riots. This was a time of awakening and conversion for me. Until the riots, I did not know what I did not know.
Last week, Noriko Kuroki arrived in Los Angeles from her native Japan to continue her discernment about religious life. We asked Noriko a few questions so we could get to know her better.