Reflections

30/12/2020

Contemplating our path


Celebrating Incarnation

The Word is made flesh,
and does live among us,
we see and hear this Word,
full of grace and truth.
We are gifted, we are blessed,
and we are profoundly grateful.
And that is worth celebrating.

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25/11/2020

Contemplating our path


This last week of November offers an important moment of reflection for us as Ursulines of the Roman Union. The special days during this week provide the opportunity to consider again the gifts that we have received because we are daughters of St Angela, women of her Company, and members of the Roman Union – this Global Community.

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07/07/2020

Contemplating our path

From time to time I stand on the terrace here at the Generalate and watch as the sun sets on the day. I did this recently, in the evening of the summer solstice, 20th June, when the sunset lasted for almost 40 minutes. It was as if the sun did not want to disappear that night!  As I allowed myself to be absorbed in the beauty of the subtly changing colors, I knew that on the other side of the globe, this same sun would soon rise on a mid-winter day in Australia.

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